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Only Dissect: Rudolf Klein on Politics and Society / Edition 1

Only Dissect: Rudolf Klein on Politics and Society / Edition 1

by Patricia Day, Rudolf Klein


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Only Dissect: Rudolf Klein on Politics and Society / Edition 1

This unique collection of the writings of Rudolf Klein - historian, journalist, political scientist and policy analyst - represents the products of his career as an observer of politics and society over the last four decades.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781577181323
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/30/1997
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 5.92(w) x 8.85(h) x 0.97(d)

About the Author

Rudolf Klein is Professor of Social Policy and Directorof the Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy at BathUniversity.

Table of Contents



Part I. Spectator Sports.

1. The Gargoyle Theatre.

2. London Opera.

3. A View from the Terrace.

4. Chelsea Knock Down Ambitious Arsenal.

5. Television.

6. Soccer and Society.

7. Chelsea Cover Up Their Weak Spots.

8. Left, Right & Other Stereotypes.

9. Ministering to Britain.

10. Crumbling the Barricades.

11. Orthodox Unconventionality.

12. Inequality and Politics..

Part II. Government Observed.

13. Shame and Prejudice.

14. The £6,000,000,000 Question.

15. Egoists of the World.

16. Planners Who Leap into the Dark.

17. Callaghan’s Dilemma: to Tax or Not to Tax.

18. New Deal for Incomes.

19. Labour Moves Closer to Tories on Welfare.

20. What is Wrong With Housing.

21. Jay as Wilson’s Secret Weapon.

22. A Man for All Classes.

23. Controlling THEM.

24. You Won’t Read This ….

25. Curbing Whitehall.

26. Saving Labour’s First-born.

27. The Message is McLuhan.

28. The Doers and the Done-to.

29. Masters Into Managers.

30. Participation v. Efficiency.

31. Barbara’s Strike Cure.

32. How to Live with Cannabis.

33. Who Should Run Our Schools?.

34. What is the Difference?.

35. The Wilson Era..

Part III. From Public to Social Policy.

36. The Management of Britain.

37. Growth and Its Enemies.

38. The Stalemate Society.

39. The Politics of Public Expenditure: American Theory andBritish Practice.

40. Universities in the Market Place.

41. The Welfare State: A Self-Inflicted Crisis?.

42. The Social Policy Man: Priest or Pragmatist?.

43. Edwin Chadwick 1800-90.

44. O’Goffe’s Tale, Or, What Can We Learn From theSuccess of the Capitalist Welfare States?.

Part IV. The Politics of Health Care.

45. N.H.S Reorganisation: the Politics of the Second Best.

46. Ideology, Class and the National Health Service.

47. Models of Man and Models of Policy: Reflections on Exit,Voice, and Loyalty Ten Years Later.

48. Health Care in the Age of Disillusionment.

49. The NHS and the Theatre of Inadequacy.

50. Acceptable Inequalities.

51. From Status to Contract: The Transformation of the BritishMedical Profession.

52. The State and the Profession: The Politics of the DoubleBed.

53. Risks and Benefits of Comparative Studies: Notes fromAnother Shore.

54. Rationing in Action – Dimensions of Rationing: WhoShould Do What?.

55. The Goals of Health Policy: Church or Garage?.

56. Labour’s Health Policy: A Retreat from Ideology.

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