By John Dixon

First released in 1987, this e-book analyses social welfare within the significant international locations of Africa, at the moment. for every kingdom it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare procedure and describes the old improvement of either the method and the political and socio-economic context. each one bankruptcy appears on the constitution and management of the platforms in position and the way those are financed. Contributions learn the character of the various elements of the welfare process, surveying social defense, own social companies, and the therapy of the next key aim teams: the elderly; people with disabilities and handicaps; young ones and adolescence; deprived households; the unemployed; and the unwell and injured. each one bankruptcy concludes with an review of the effectiveness of the procedure thought of. during this ebook, specific cognizance is paid to the position of international reduction organizations and to missionaries, and to the unique difficulties of poverty and famine in Africa.

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