By Iain Edgar,Andrew Russell
Case stories from anthropologists within the box, research diverse branches of welfare and group care, for example:
* Maternity services
* young children with studying difficulties
* kid's homes
* moms' centres
* individuals with HIV
* psychological health and wellbeing centres
* Care and provision for the elderly.
members specialise in comparative welfare platforms - examples are taken from city and rural parts of the united kingdom, united states, Sweden, Germany, Portugal, and New Zealand. In every one case the theoretical and methodological appropriateness of social anthropology for the learn of welfare, and the insights won by way of bringing anthropology and welfare jointly are examined.
The Anthropology of Welfare may be crucial studying for these learning anthropology, social paintings and social coverage and should be of curiosity to academics, practitioners and researchers in utilized social welfare fields.