Book News: May 9th, 2000

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

Published by OUP. ISBN 0 33519595 4. Paperback 15 pounds 99