social policy

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: policy - a policy of for dealing with social issues
policy - a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government; "they debated the policy or impolicy of the proposed legislation"
apartheid - a social policy or racial segregation involving political and economic and legal discrimination against people who are not Whites; the former official policy in South Africa
glasnost - a policy of the Soviet government allowing freer discussion of social problems
social action - a social policy of reform (especially socioeconomic reform)
nativism - the policy of perpetuating native cultures (in opposition to acculturation)
References in classic literature ?
The importance of such an establishment, in every point of view, and with reference to every consideration of humanity and social policy, requires no comment.
The first chapter considers what might constitute a women-friendly social policy, the second develops a framework to highlight the role of feminist strategies and voices in shaping social policy, and the remaining chapters focus on feminists' engagement with poverty debates in Canada, particularly as they relate to child and family benefits.
An alternative vision for Social Europe has been outlined by a group of social NGOs, focussing not only on better social policy but also on making all of the EU's policies more "social".
But Schwartz's account grossly exaggerates the degree to which 20th-century social policy ever, even at the height of the Great Society, truly strayed from the moral precepts of the 19th-century reformers.
What you're saying is that all a man is, in terms of a father to a child, is a sperm donor," Paula Roberts of the Center for Law and Social Policy in Washington, D.
This book explores the development of Canadian social policy within the context of three conditions: economic globalization, changing needs for social protection, and the desire by diverse groups for community recognition.
In particular, it explores the extent to which social policy reflects dominant belief systems and the implications of this for ethnicity and culture.
Social Policy and Welfare Pluralism: Selected Writings of Robert Pinker
On Monday, April 18, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman has presented to the staff of the Ministry of Social Policy Minister of Ukraine Andrii Reva.
This book investigates global social policy in the field of health.
Further on it would be important to tackle on the progress of the social dimension in the EU, the various domains of social policy, the parameters of change in social policy; the relation between the economic and social dimension, between the Community and the Union, as well as the extent to which the Union has developped its competencies in social policies, in spite of the pressures made by various strong national interests, the threat to national sovereignty and the persistence of diversity in the welfare systems and practices, but also the perspectives of social policies' development in the 21st century, as the EU is being enlarged towards the East.
The Australian Journal of Social Issues is the sole Australian journal concerned with issues of social policy and social justice.

Full browser ?