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Social Policy Review 19Analysis and debate in social policy, 2007$
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Karen Clarke, Tony Maltby, and Patricia Kennett

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9781861349415

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861349415.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
Source:
Social Policy Review 19
Author(s):

Karen Clarke

Tony Maltby

Patricia Kennett

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861349415.003.0001

This chapter presents an overview of the three parts of the book and the chapters included in each part. Part One reviews developments in key areas of social policy during 2006: education, health, housing, adult social care, children's services, and social security. The chapters in Part Two are by authors who presented papers at the annual international conference of the Social Policy Association held at Birmingham University in July 2006. The chapters in this section focus on the less-often-discussed and ‘difficult to research’ challenges encountered within empirical research. The theme for the chapters in Part Three is migration and social policy. This is an issue that has provoked substantial debate, and which is high on the political agenda both nationally and internationally.

Keywords:   social policy, empirical research, migration

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