Foundations in Social Policy Length:1700 Words..

Select a population group relevant to social policy. Critically consider the way social policy debates and changes to the Australian welfare state have affected your selected population group.
This assessment task will assess the following learning outcome/s:
• be able to demonstrate an understanding of rights and freedoms in a Liberal Democracy.
• be able to demonstrate an understanding of the impacts social policies can have on diverse sectors of the population.
Here you have the opportunity to demonstrate your additional learning from studying part 2 of this subject that relate to Australian society in a changing world. Here you will demonstrate social policy as contested terrain through discussion, in relation to Australia, of:
developments in social policy through time contemporary differences in social experiences of particular population categories winners and losers of social policies of reforms in various social policy domains origins and nature of competing views that are evident in public discourse.
This assignment is designed to assess the following learning outcomes

  • be able to demonstrate an understanding of the significant historical and ideological shifts in Australian politics and policy
  • be able to demonstrate an understanding of the impacts of social policy shifts on the organisation of social service provisions
  • be able to demonstrate an understanding of the impacts social policies can have on one sector of the population.
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Policy essay Value:60% Length:1700 Task Select a population group relevant to social policy. Critically consider the way social policy debates and changes to the Australian welfare state have affected your selected population group. Your discussion should focus on income support and one other relevant social policy domain discussed in Chapters 7-12 of your text, Carson & Kerr (2017). Some suggested population categories: Unemployed people Single parents Aged people People’s living with a disability Indigenous Australians Women Children · Discuss the ways in which your chosen social policy domains impact on (strengths/limitations) your selected population group. Be sure to draw on wider reading to support arguments. · In light of reading/research, conclude by predicting potential future issues faced by the group under current policies (you may suggest solutions; however, they must be realistic and informed by research in the area). Rationale This assessment task will assess the following learning outcome/s: • be able to demonstrate an understanding of rights and freedoms in a Liberal Democracy. • be able to demonstrate an understanding of the impacts social policies can have on diverse sectors of the population. Here you have the opportunity to demonstrate your additional learning from studying part 2 of this subject that relate to Australian society in a changing world. Here you will demonstrate social policy as contested terrain through discussion, in relation to Australia, of: developments in social policy through time contemporary differences in social experiences of particular population categories winners and losers of social policies of reforms in various social policy domains origins and nature of competing views that are evident in public discourse. This assignment is designed to assess the following learning outcomes – be able to demonstrate an understanding of the significant historical and ideological shifts in Australian politics and policy …

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