Introduction; Part I. Debates and Principles: 1. Fundamental debates in social policy; 2. Personal and professional values in human services practice; Part II. Australian Social Policy: 3. The history of Australian social policy; 4. The policymaking process; Part III. The Human Services: 5. Funding and governance in Australian human services; 6. Australian human service organisations; Part IV. Australian Policy in Practice: 7. Income support; 8. Employment; 9. Housing; 10. Health care; 11. The family and child welfare; 12. Indigenous Australians; 13. Citizenship and globalisation; Conclusion.
Australian Social Policy and the Human Services introduces readers to the complex field of social policy development, implementation and evaluation.
Edgar Carson has accepted an Adjunct role and is currently Adjunct Professor of Social Policy at the University of South Australia. Lorraine Kerr is now the Principal of Planning, Policy and Evaluation Consultants in Australia.