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Understanding human need (Understanding Welfare: Social Issues, Policy and Practice) by [Dean, Hartley]
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"Hartley Dean's book certainly meets a need: he expertly summarises debates over what human needs are, how they relate to happiness and capabilities, and what they entail for human rights and social policies. An invaluable book." --Ian Gough Emeritus Professor of Social Policy, University of Bath and co-author of 'A theory of human need'

About the Author

Hartley Dean is Reader in Social Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His academic career has extended over 20 years, and was preceded by a 12 year career as a welfare rights worker. He has published extensively on issues relating to poverty, social citizenship and welfare rights.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3251 KB
  • Print Length: 244 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 184742189X
  • Publisher: The Policy Press (1 Jun. 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00KX1L5TQ
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  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #882,080 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Really clear and helpful overview of what can be a confusing and multifaceted topic. I've used this book extensively for my masters degree in social policy, and it has been a real rock on the questions of human need. Hartley Dean's style is clear and concise, and he has a handy way of explaining sometimes complex topics in an intelligent but intuitive way.
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