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Making social policy work$
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John Hills, Julian Le Grand, and David Piachaud

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9781861349583

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861349583.001.0001

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Making social policy work

John Hills

Julian Le Grand

David Piachaud

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This introductory chapter begins by briefly setting out the focus of the book, namely contemporary issues, particularly on the ways in which social policy in Britain has been reshaped in the first decade of the 21st century, the arguments that lay behind those changes, and the issues that they raise for the future evolution of policy. This is followed by overview of the subsequent chapters. The ingredients that make policy work and the work of Howard Glennerster are discussed.

Keywords:   social policy, Britain, Howard Glennerster

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