The text is interspersed with source material, questions and stimulating activities encouraging students to engage with the important issues of social policy and social welfare. It brings to life the issues and debates surrounding health, welfare and criminal justice grabbing students attention. It involves students at all levels of ability through exercises based on original sources. It provides invaluable support for the AVCE Health and Social Care units in social policy and social welfare. It covers Edexcel's AS/A2 Level in Social Policy.