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    Level 4 HND Diploma In Health and Social Care Student Name Unit 7: Social Policy Assessor name: Christine Pratt Date of Issue Completion date 27/01/2014 07/03/2014 Student No. Submitted on Assignment title Learning Outcome Learning outcome Assessment criteria LO1 Understand the significant historical and contemporary landmarks in social welfare provision 1.1 Understand the origins of social policies 2.1 Analyse the processes involved

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    of the pluralistic process in making of social policy. The essay is divided into four main sections. It will first define the key terms as: social policy, pluralism, welfare; and describe the role of the social policy, pluralism, but also to make connection between this terms and their ideology. It will then go on to consider how social policy gets made; it can assess the extent to which different ideas actually become social policy. The different models will help to judge

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    Here in the United States, disputes about the axiological restructuring of American social policy and social change are at the forefront of our policymaking, and one can assume it will remain so for the anticipated future. The belief that change is necessary is evident to all Americans, but which path to take is immensely different. Abramovitz states that, "Ideology is more that abstract ideas. It has raised hopes, inspired fear, and drawn blood for millions of human beings” (2008). Americans stand

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    Planning policies on Social Life in Cities For year’s urban policy and strategy has been dominated by thinking about the physical city: landmark architecture, transport, housing, urban development, and increasingly the technological infrastructure to create smarter, more productive, and greener cities. Clearly social issues like health, education, employment and public safety matter to city leaders but policy and public services deal with people in the abstract rather than the particular, which

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    The design and implementation of a social policy has an impact on everyone. Social policy is not just an individual experience but a group experience. From child abuse, exploitation, social injustice and poverty, social policies determine the well-being of our nation's most vulnerable citizens. Social policies are implemented to reduce poverty and encourage opportunity to increase economic mobility within the community. A problem becomes a social problem by identifying if there is a need that

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    There are different approaches and methods used to evaluate social policies. Social policies can be evaluated for many reasons including: tracking a policy’s progression or tracing a policy’s successes or failures. There is limited research concerning any significant differences in how social policies are evaluated in terms of method, compared to other policies such health or public policy. Yet the approach to designing of a particularly can subjective during an evaluation in terms of what exactly

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    In order for a policy to be considered “good” it must meet criteria that deems it fit for that category, whatever that may be. A policy could be good in terms of it affecting people positively, addressing a problem, or by creating a jumpstart for change. Due to different standards on what is good, a policy I think is great for people could be thought of as awful by the next person. Also, a category I believe is important and needs reform could be one that is unimportant to others. From this we must

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    Policy Analysis May (1992) harmonizes with Majone and Wildavsky (1984) on the fact that policy learning is desired for policy debate as analysis. Based on the information provided by Majone and Wildavsky (1984), the process of policy analysis should lead to a more sophisticated comprehension of public policies. Founding on this, public administrators can learn through engaging in the policy analysis and use this information to influence and inform future policies. May (1992) elucidates that there

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    According to Walsh. M (et al), (2000, pg 2), stated that “the key focus of social policy in the united kingdom is on social welfare provision. Social policy is essential concerned with the practice and study of state, or government, social welfare provision, and the healthcare and welfare systems.” This assignment will look at how social policy effectively utilises relevant historical perspectives taking in account the reform of services to the children and families from 1601 The Poor Laws. In particular

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    When discussing social policy within the current global economy, it’s quite impossible to ignore the effects of globalisation on nation states but also in the overall global economy in relation to poverty, environmental changes, trade, culture etc. Globalisation is a highly contested term due to its broad definition which causes confusion as to what it actually means (Gills, 2002; Higgot, 1999). Yeates (2002) refers to globalisation as the loosening of boundaries of things such as trade, labour

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