3 edition of The state and dynamics of social policy practice and research in Zimbabwe found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Edwin Kaseke ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Kaseke, Edwin., School of Social Work (Harare, Zimbabwe)|
|LC Classifications||HN831.A8 .S73 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||108 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||108|
|LC Control Number||99890977|
Decision makers place a high value on social policy research due to the information an analysis can provide such as: Understanding possible ramifications of a policy on a target problem - Verifying key social welfare values are incorporated in the policy and the policy is consistent with established social welfare values or historic precedents. Social policy is how a society responds to social problems. Any government enactment that affects the well-being of people, including laws, regulations, executive orders, and court decisions, is a social policy. In the United States, with its federal tradition of shared government, social policies are made by governments at many levels—local, state, and national.
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Itfurther argues that most social policies in Zimbabwe are remedial and fragmented and reflect a fusion of elements including selectivity and universality in service provision. It is noted that social policy research inZimbabwe hastended tobe toosectoral and that itrarely informs social policy.
Introduction. State and dynamics of social policy practice and research in Zimbabwe. Harare, Zimbabwe: School of Social Work, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Edwin Kaseke; School of Social Work (Harare, Zimbabwe).
Social policy and administration in Zimbabwe. Harare, Zimbabwe: Journal of social development in Africa, the School, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Hall; Rodreck Mupedziswa; School of Social Work (Harare, Zimbabwe).
policy decisions across all sectors of the economy. Policy making was interventionist and social welfare oriented. During the second decade when the state was in economic crisis, policy interventions were mainly contractionary and low note on local ownership and social acceptance.
Third decade policymaking was under highly untenable social, political, and economic conditions. A climate of siege and anxiety prevailed within state.
The new constitution`s Bill of Rights has been expanded to incorporate social rights. Thus Zimbabwe is now on a path towards what is referred to as rights-based approach to social policy. It has provisions on education, health, housing and social welfare which are File Size: 53KB.
triggered the need to re-examine the state and dynamics of social policy practice inTanzania soastoidentify theroot causeoftheproblems confronting themajority ofTanzanians (Mchomvu, ). Thestudy's objectives were toidentify, describe and analyse what social policy research in Tanzania isand what itdoes; to gain an.
Social policy reform under the Government of National Unity in Zimbabwe, Abstract The formation of a Government of National Unity (GNU) in Zimbabwe in has generally been assessed as a façade, with ZANU-PF retaining real power to serve its own ends.
Whilst this may have been true of the key challenges facing Zimbabwe. Barusch also makes the distinction between policy practice and advocacy and, like Jansson, indicates that policy practice is inclusive of advocacy: Just as “individual practice” attempts to change individuals,“policy practice” focuses on changing policy.
Although the two are closely entwined, policy practice does not. The National Social Security Act [Chapter ] of brought into existence a formal and compulsory social security policy which was to coexist with other social protection intervention strategies of the past. The purpose of this study is to provide a critical overview of the social security policy of the Government of Zimbabwe.
• Distributive policy determines how the income on wealth will be shared with various groups. (This is the arena in which social welfare policy is made.) • Redistributive policy determines redistribution of political or economic re-sources, i.e., wealth itself rather than the income on wealth.
(Examples would. Social Workers and Policy Practice: The Role of Social and Professional Values Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Social Service Research 34(4) August w Reads.
Policy implementation involves translating the goals and objectives of a policy into an action. The systematic study of policy implementation is relatively new in the broader domain of social science. In July the government released an economic policy statement, Zimbabwe-A Framework for Economic Reform (), in which it announced a major policy shift from state-led economic development towards a market based approach.
The five year programme was premised on orthodox reform packages prescribed by the IMF, including. What is social policy. Social Policy. Social Policy refers to the development of welfare, social administration and policies of the government used for social protection.
Social policy is related to the governmental approach of development of social services towards formation of a welfare state. is a platform for academics to share research papers. Social policy refers to the plans and actions of state agencies such as health and social services, the welfare benefits system and schools and other bodies.
Policies are usually based on laws introduced by governments that provide the framework within which these agencies will operate. Book Description: This revised and expanded second edition of the acclaimed international best-seller combines theoretical and applied discussions and case examples to provide an essential guide to research methods, approaches and is vital for students, policy makers and practitioners engaged in social policy, social work and other related academic disciplines and fields of practice.
This study of social security in Zimbabwe aimed to identifY existing formal and non-formal social security systems and assess their viability and their potential for strengthening. Two non-formal social security schemes were selected for in-depth analysis inPhase II: these were the chief's granary (Zunde raMambo) and burial societies.
Developing country experiences with social protection through institutions outside the state 45 Social protection and the state: a review of policy instruments 50 4.
Conclusion: future directions and strategic priorities 64 Global redistribution, global governance and globalisation of social policy 64 Governance and social. THE FORMS AND MEANINGS OF SOCIAL POLICY Social policy has at least three diff erent meanings.
Th e fi rst is social policy as an output; that is, a policy or set of policies, the arrangements and organisation to achieve the policy, and the impact of the policy.
Second is social policy as a discipline or fi eld of study (Alcock ) and third. The Evolution of Social Policy in Botswana Theevolution of social policy traces the development of different social policies from the pre-colonial period to the present day Botswana. It is evi~nt that problems in the pre-colonial period were addressed through the primary institu-tions of social support such as the family, next of kin.Social Protection in Zimbabwe – Country Paper Dr Henry Chikova, NSSA Zimbabwe 1.
Introduction In the foreword to the ILO Recommendation of on Social Protection Floors, Guy Ryder the Director General of the International Labour Office notes that “social security is a human right and all people, regardless.siginifican in Zimbabwe in that they fill m the gaps left by the-state m the provision of welfare services".
(Hampson & Kaseke, ) TARGET GROUPS Non-Government Organisations "The major target groups in social work practice are discussed below: The Bisabled and' the Handicapped.