Transformation of the Welfare State: The Silent Surrender of Public Responsibility

Transformation of the Welfare State: The Silent Surrender of Public Responsibility

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ISBN-13: 9780195140743
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/15/2002
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile: 1850L (what's this?)

About the Author

Neil Gilbert is Chernin Professor of Social Welfare and Social Service at the University of California, Berkeley. His publications include: The Enabling State: Modern Welfare Capitalism in America and, most recently, Welfare Justice: Restoring Social Equity.

Table of Contents

Forewordxiii
Introduction3
Part ICurrents of Change
1.New Course or Marginal Adjustment?9
2.Toward the Enabling State32
Part IILines of Convergence
3.Protection to Inclusion: Promoting Work61
4.State to Market: Subsidizing Private Activity99
5.Universal to Selective: Targeting Benefits135
6.Citizenship to Membership: Restoring Solidarity?157
Part IIISocial Implications
7.The Triumph of Capitalism--and Its Discontents179
Index197

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