|Student Contribution Band:||Band 1|
|Administered by:||College of Arts, Society & Education|
The subject explores the social and political context of social work practice; the nature of contemporary social policy formulation and the forces that influence and shape its development. This subject provides a series of frameworks and analytical tools for understanding the social policy-making process, including formulation, implementation and evaluation. Case studies are used to develop a critical understanding of differing responses to social policy issues and problems.
|External, Study Period 2|
|Census Date 27-Aug-2015|
|Coord/Lect:||Dr Amanda Nickson, Professor Debra Miles.|
|Method of Delivery:||WWW - LearnJCU|
|Assessment:||essays (40%); online quizzes throughout semester (30%); policy analysis report (30%).|
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