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Grounding security : family, insurance and the state

Author: Carol Weisbrod
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2006.
Series: Law, justice, and power.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines some of the mechanisms which are currently conceived as affording individual security. The idea of security includes emotional and financial components. These interconnect so that such common concepts as 'trust' in someone and 'care taking' include both ideas of emotional and financial support. State policies on security rest on perceptions of two other institutions, the family and insurance,
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Weisbrod
ISBN: 0754623556 9780754623557
OCLC Number: 67945102
Description: xii, 145 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pillars of security --
Security through the family --
Security through insurance --
Security through the state --
Security and individualism.
Series Title: Law, justice, and power.
Responsibility: Carol Weisbrod.
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Examines the mechanisms which are conceived as affording security, including its emotional and financial components. This book addresses various uses of state power in providing security for citizens  Read more...

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