The Open UniversitySkip to content

Social justice and social policy in Scotland

Mooney, Gerry and Scott, Gill eds. (2012). Social justice and social policy in Scotland. Bristol: Policy Press.

Google Scholar: Look up in Google Scholar


Social justice and social policy in Scotland offers a critical engagement with the state of social policy in one of the devolved nations of the UK, a decade after the introduction of devolution. Promoting greater social justice has been held up as a key vision of successive Scottish administrations since devolution began. It is argued throughout this important book that the analysis of Scottish social policy must therefore be located in wider debates around social injustice as well as about how the devolution process affects the making, implementation and impact of social policy. Social justice and social policy in Scotland focuses on a diverse range of topics and issues, including income inequalities, work and welfare, criminal justice, housing, education, health and poverty, each reflecting the themes of social inequality and social justice.

Item Type: Edited Book
Copyright Holders: 2012 The Policy Press
ISBN: 1-84742-702-2, 978-1-84742-702-1
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research (ICCCR)
OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
Harm and Evidence Research Collaborative (HERC)
Item ID: 30486
Depositing User: Christopher Biggs
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2011 12:07
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 11:09
Share this page:

▼ Automated document suggestions from open access sources

Actions (login may be required)

Policies | Disclaimer

© The Open University   + 44 (0)870 333 4340