A Policy Travelogue: Tracing Welfare Reform in Aotearoa/New Zealand and Canada

A Policy Travelogue: Tracing Welfare Reform in Aotearoa/New Zealand and Canada

by Catherine Kingfisher

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ISBN-13: 9781785332210
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/01/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Catherine Kingfisher is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Lethbridge. She is editor of Western Welfare in Decline: Globalization and Women’s Poverty (2002) and author of Women in the American Welfare Trap (1996). Her research focuses on policy, governance, personhood, gender, and, most recently, happiness and well-being.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction: Tracing Policy: Translation and Assemblage

Chapter 1. The New Zealand Model at Home and Abroad

Chapter 2. Producing Policy in Welfare Offices

Chapter 3. “Reading Through” Welfare Policy in Community Service Agencies

Chapter 4. Working with Policy in “Real Life”: Welfare Mothers’ Engagements

Conclusions: Tracing Policy: Process/Power

Appendix I: Key Moments in State Provisioning for Poor Mothers in Aotearoa/New Zealand

Appendix II: Key Moments in State Provisioning for Poor Mothers in Canada and Alberta

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