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The Environment and Social Policy

By: Michael Cahill


Paperback | Dec 2001 | #123954 | ISBN: 095335718X
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Hardback | Dec 2001 | #123953 | ISBN: 0415261058
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About this book

The introductory text focuses on human welfare and the environment from a social policy perspective. It shows how environmental concerns are becoming increasingly central to social policy and discusses the roles of central and local government in relation to environmental issues. " Social Policy and the Environment" covers contemporary topics including: globalization, sustainability, Local Agenda 21, green ideas, environmental health, housing and urban development, food, and work. Each chapter starts with an overview of the topics and ends with a list of key points and a guide to further reading. Core concepts are clearly explained and illustrated throughout this text which provides students with a concise and up-to-date summary of what they need to know.


1. Sustainability and Social Policy 2. Sustainable Development: The Policy Response 3. Local Agenda 21 4. Green Ideas 5. Environmental Health 6. Housing and Urban Development 7. Food 8. Work 9. One World

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