Book News: March 8th, 1999

Janie Percy-Smith

Need is increasingly used as the basis for the provision of a range of public services. This timely book examines ways in which needs are assessed in relation to these services. It examines the theory and practice of needs assessment and present a series of policy specific case studies where needs assessments are being used, including: health, housing, community care, legal aid and training.

ISBN 0 335 19595 4 Paperback 13.99 pounds. 0 335 19596 2 Hardback 45.00 pounds.