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|Statement||prepared for the CCSD/CIDA Project by Laura-Marie Berg.|
|Contributions||Canadian Council on Social Development., Canadian International Development Agency.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||98 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||98|
Find People in Canada using Canada People Finder. The objective of this new edition is the same as that of previous editions: to help students understand social policy from a Canadian perspective, and to stir them to discussion and debate. Part One provides a general overview of social policy and Part Two discusses the policy-making processes, from the international factors that influence them to the ways in which a . Bruce Porter is the Executive Director of the Social Rights Advocacy Centre and co-director of a SSHRC Community University Alliance research project on social rights in Canada. He has written extensively on social rights, spearheaded strategic litigation on issues of poverty and homelessness in Canada and internationally and played a leading role in promoting access to . “The strengths of the book are its targeting of a Canadian health care policy audience and its emphasis on using case studies of actual policies to illustrate the various theoretical perspectives. The focus on the relationship between health and social welfare is also a strength.”.
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