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Justice, care, and the welfare state

Author: Daniel Engster
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Changes in the nature of work and the family, the growing elderly population, and other developments over the past fifty years have rendered existing welfare policies largely out-of-step with economic and social conditions. While welfare state reform clearly raises important questions about justice and social policy, political philosophers have been slow to address it. This book takes up the important task of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Engster
ISBN: 9780198719564 0198719566
OCLC Number: 907660938
Description: xiv, 288 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Justice, care, and the welfare state --
Justice, care, and children --
Justice, care, and health care --
Justice, care, and the elderly --
Justice, care, and disability --
Justice, care, and the poor --
Conclusion: The future of the welfare state.
Responsibility: Daniel Engster.
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This book explores contemporary welfare state reform from a moral and philosophical perspective  Read more...

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It is an engaging read and provides a firm foundation for discussion * Jackie Gulland, European Journal of Social Security *

 
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