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New towns and social policy

Karen Siew Peng Yong

New towns and social policy

Britain and Malaysia.

by Karen Siew Peng Yong

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M. Soc. Sc.) - Univ. of Birmingham, Dept of Local Government and Administration.

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Open LibraryOL21061053M

The study of contemporary social, political and economic problems, such as poverty, inequality, crime, unemployment, healthcare, education and housing, and the potential policy responses to them. The fourth edition includes three new chapters on the history and development of social policy, making social policy in a global context, and how to research and write about social policy. It is up-to-date with the coalition government's social policy agenda, and offers increased coverage of the important issues of equality, gender, ethnicity /5(13).

The new town movement refers to towns that were built after World War II and that have been purposefully planned, developed and built as a remedy to overcrowding and congestion in some instances, and to scattered ad hoc settlements in others. The main reason for it was to decongest larger industrialized cities, rehousing people in freshly built, new and fully planned towns that were . In this groundbreaking work, sociologist James W. Loewen, author of the classic bestseller Lies My Teacher Told Me, brings to light decades of hidden racial exclusion in America. In a provocative, sweeping analysis of American residential patterns, Loewen uncovers the thousands of “sundown towns”—almost exclusively white towns where it was an unspoken rule that blacks weren’t.

Katy Lock MRTPI is garden cities and new towns Projects and Policy Manager at the Town & Country Planning Association, where she leads on the association’s campaigns and promotion of garden city principles in policy, legislation, education and the arts.. Dr Hugh Ellis is the TCPA’s Head of Policy. Hugh joined the TCPA as senior planner in April   Social Policy and Sociology Summary Social Policy may be defined as actions the government carries out, or actions political parties propose to do, in order to exert an influence over a specific area of social life, such as education, the family, or society more generally – such as policies concerning taxation and wealth distribution.


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