Social Care Markets
Progress and Prospects. Public Policy & Management
This book examines how social care markets are actually operating. Based on detailed research in 25 local authorities, it focuses on initial experiences of, and attitudes towards, operating within social care markets. It examines perspectives on and capacities to implement the community care reforms, and locates them within conceptual and policy frameworks which help to identify implications for local authorities, private and voluntary sector, central government and the research community.
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"This book is well crafted, stimulating and will stand as a major landmark in our gathering perceptions of how social care markets have developed in the 1990's." - Research Policy and Planning