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The making of social justice policy in Scotland: devolution and social exclusion

Fawcett, Helen (2004) The making of social justice policy in Scotland: devolution and social exclusion. In: Has Devolution made a difference? The State of the Nations 2004. Imprint Academic, Exeter, UK, pp. 237-254. ISBN 0907845878

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Abstract

Helen Fawcett has traced the attempts of the Scottish Executive to develop its own policy on social exclusion, like health a field where Scotland has distinctive and pressing needs but unlike health an area where relatively few policy levers have been devolved.19 She found that despite brave attempts the Scottish Executive had neither succeeded in establishing its own policy nor succeeded in influencing significant changes in UK-wide policy to deal with the particular problems found in Scotland.

Item type: Book Section
ID code: 1794
Keywords: social policy, devolution, Scotland, Political science (General), Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Subjects: Political Science > Political science (General)
Social Sciences > Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Government and Public Policy > Politics
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    Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
    Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2006
    Last modified: 17 Jul 2013 12:58
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/1794

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