With social and community services coming under increasing pressure as austerity continues, Unfinished Business examines how social policy has operated in Ireland and how it has been affected by consistent government cutbacks. It examines a wide range of issues important to social care students, such as poverty, homelessness, disability, immigrants, mental health and many other issues pertinent to Irish society today.
The book is aimed at undergraduate students in social studies, social science and public administration, and will also prove useful to practitioners who seek to broaden their understanding of social care.
No. of Pages
234 x 156
About the Author
Joe Moran qualified as a social worker from Trinity College Dublin in 1985 and subsequently worked in social work in Ireland and the UK. He has lectured in social policy at Waterford Institute of Technology since 2004 and contributed to three texts in the UCD Press social policy series, Contemporary Irish Social Policy (1995/2005), Mental Health Policy in Ireland (2005) and Ageing and Social Policy in Ireland (2008).