Social Policy is the study of social services and the welfare state.
In general terms, it looks at the idea of social welfare, and its
relationship to politics and society. More specifically, it also
policy and administration of social services, including policies
for health, housing, income maintenance, education and social work;
needs and issues affecting the users of services, including
poverty, old age, health, disability, and family policy; and
the delivery of welfare.
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