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Understanding Human Need

By Hartley Dean

Published

1 Apr 2020

Page count

224 pages

Edition

2nd Edition

Series

Understanding Welfare: Social Issues, Policy and Practice

ISBN

978-1447341987

Dimensions

240 x 172 mm

Imprint

Policy Press
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Published

1 Apr 2020

Page count

224 pages

Edition

2nd Edition

Series

Understanding Welfare: Social Issues, Policy and Practice

ISBN

978-1447342007

Dimensions

240 x 172 mm

Imprint

Policy Press
£25.99 £20.80You save £5.19 (20%)
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    Hartley Dean is Professor of Social Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

    Introduction

    PART I - UNDERSTANDINGS AND CONCEPTS

    The needs of humanity

    The ‘thin’ and the ‘thick’ of need and needing

    Needs in theory

    Needs in practice

    Human need and social policy

    PART II - IMPLICATIONS AND DEBATES

    Unmet needs and social disadvantage

    Articulating needs as rights

    The politics of human need