Unsettling Welfare: The Reconstruction of Social Policy

Unsettling Welfare: The Reconstruction of Social Policy

by Gordon Hughes
     
 

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Unsettling Welfare addresses the changing relationship between social welfare, its 'recipients' and the state. In particular, the book explores the direction and the impact of the reforms of the welfare state that took place during the 1980s and 1990s. By focusing on specific fields of social welfare and social control, including health, education, housing,

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Unsettling Welfare addresses the changing relationship between social welfare, its 'recipients' and the state. In particular, the book explores the direction and the impact of the reforms of the welfare state that took place during the 1980s and 1990s. By focusing on specific fields of social welfare and social control, including health, education, housing, income maintenance, social services and criminal justice, Unsettling Welfare identifies general trends and the ways in which these are manifested.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415181341
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Series:
Social Policy: Welfare, Power and Diversity Series
Pages:
414
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

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