Conclusion – can partnerships work?

Taylor Susan Balloch and Marilyn

in Partnership working

Published by Policy Press

Published in print July 2001 | ISBN: 9781861342201
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302919 | DOI:
Conclusion – can partnerships work?

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This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on partnership working in public services. It describes the advances made in theoretical and practical approaches to partnership working in the last decade in various fields including health, social services and housing. In argues that inclusive partnerships can be developed only if fundamental inequalities between partners, based on differences in income, culture, ethnicity, disability, age, education and training and other factors, are recognised, challenged and changed.

Keywords: partnership working; public services; health; social services; housing; inequalities

Chapter.  2092 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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