Social Policy

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  • SOCIAL POLICY
    • A statement that details how particular social welfare & public services should be delivered, in the form of legislation
    • DIRECT POLICIES
      • laws affect how we divorce, when we can & why
      • laws affect when we can marry, how many people etc.
      • laws affect what we can do in the family e.g. marital **** laws
      • benefits affect the income of families
      • laws cover adoption & fostering
    • INDIRECT POLICIES
      • education laws - when we go to school, what type of school etc.
      • emplyment laws - maternity/ paternity leave
      • policies on housing

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