Since times immemorial social policies existed globally .The policies transcend with Time . Social policies vary from time to time, country to country, state to state. Different Countries have different social policies according to their needs and conveniences. Many sociologists defined it in different ways. The social policy may be defined as a policy of dealing with social issues .It can be considered in a number of perspectives. It relates to the socio cultural and political environment. In France social policy based on solidarity; i.e, shared risks, common action ,and mutual responsibility. In Sweden it is based on redistribution, and in USA it based on labor welfare regime, and in Britain it is based on public and social welfare. Social policy covers risks, injustice, and dis-harmony in social life. Our social life today is infested with so many evils and mal practices, prejudices and orthodox customs. These social evils sometimes appear as political and religious evils. Social freedom excludes any coercion Healthy social traditions lead to individual and social good. Social agencies help the society to live in peace and harmony. Social Justice means giving equal justice to all the people irrespective of caste, creed, race, financial, and social status. Peopole with old age, sickness childhood problems should get social justice....
social service organizations as a part of basic care. Social risk includes economic risk.
. Eg, Victoria Climbe's death in the year 2000 at London.
Social justice means giving equal justice to all people living in the same state or country;
irrespective of social, economic, political, racial and other factors. People with old age,
sickness, child hood problems should get social justice. Social protection should be
given to the insecure.
The British social policy is very ancient. It started in the
year1598. This policy was later given a statutory status and was followed till 1948.
Priority was given to the poor people. They were given better employment opportunities.
Later with time many other laws came into existence.
In Britain the social policy taught in British Universities is connected with other
Sciences .like sociology with social work and principles .It has a close connection with
Economics , politics, and statistics. Social policy concentrates on the implementation
and development of the individuals rather than theoretical .There is a difference in the
study of sociology and social policy.
Foot notes: Victoria Climbe who was an African was killed at her aunt's place.
Her death became an issue to the social agencies.
Sociology deals with the study of the society and social policies is connected with the
Social policies of the society and social agencies.
British social policy aims to