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Social work and global health inequalities: Practice and policy developments

Paul Bywaters, Eileen McLeod, and Lindsey Napier (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421951
eISBN:
9781447303541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421951.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Tackling inequalities in health is an essential social-work task. Every day, social workers grapple with the impact on people's lives of the social inequalities that shape their health chances and ... More


A Social Justice Approach to Survey Design and Analysis

Llewellyn J. Cornelius and Donna Harrington

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199739301
eISBN:
9780190222499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739301.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book draws heavily on current discussions regarding social justice, equity, health disparities, and social determinants of health to provide a framework for researchers to use, both to engage in ... More


Education policy

Chak Kwan Chan, King Lun Ngok, and David Phillips

in Social policy in China: Development and well-being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348807
eISBN:
9781447303411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348807.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter presents the objectives and content of China's education before the economic reforms. It also covers the development of China's post-reform education policies in terms of basic ... More


Two Perspectives on Baby Boomers

Melvin Delgado

in Baby Boomers of Color: Implications for Social Work Policy and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163019
eISBN:
9780231538428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163019.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines two philosophical or political perspectives on baby boomers: generational equity and intergenerational equity. Each viewpoint takes a dramatically different view of the ... More


Ethics and charging for care

Bridget Penhale

in Ethics: Contemporary challenges in health and social care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347558
eISBN:
9781447302216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347558.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

In recent years, following the implementation of the community care reforms of the 1990s, there has been an increased emphasis on charging for social care. This chapter provides a brief overview of ... More


The right to health: illusion or possibility?

Vimla Nadkarni and Kriti Vikram

in Social work and global health inequalities: Practice and policy developments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421951
eISBN:
9781447303541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421951.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Principles of human rights and social justice are fundamental to social work. This chapter argues that while, for more than 60 years, diverse international instruments have asserted that health is a ... More


Health, equity and social justice

Stephen M. Rose

in Social work and global health inequalities: Practice and policy developments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421951
eISBN:
9781447303541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421951.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines the social causes of chronic disease and possible avenues for social-work practice. Inequity in population wealth inevitably brings with it a rationalising neoliberal ideology, ... More


Social rights and care responsibility in the French welfare state

Jeanne Fagnani and Marie-Thérèse Letablier

in Care and social integration in European societies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346049
eISBN:
9781447301592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346049.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter outlines the historical background to the state-family relationship in France to provide an understanding of the place of social care in the French welfare state. It then explores the ... More


Childcare markets: do they work?

Helen Penn

in Childcare markets: Can they deliver an equitable service?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429339
eISBN:
9781447307679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429339.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter considers the limitations of using the market as a workable model for the organisation and delivery of childcare. It presents a brief overview of the reach of economics as a basis for ... More


Community development: (un) fulfilled hopes for social equality in Poland

Anna Bilon, Ewa Kurantowicz, and Monika Noworolnik-Mastalska

in Class, Inequality and Community Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322450
eISBN:
9781447322474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322450.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter argues that community development policies may contribute to perpetuating social inequalities in spite of the very concept of community development being ideologically underpinned by the ... More


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