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Welfare rights and social policy

Author: Hartley Dean
Publisher: London : Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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ConclusionChapter 11 Welfare reform or social resistance?; Welfare reformism; Social resistance; The autonomous subject and the ethical state; Summary/conclusion; References; Index.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Dean, Hartley.
Welfare Rights and Social Policy.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hartley Dean
ISBN: 9781317904731 1317904737 1306870321 9781306870320
OCLC Number: 881417478
Description: 1 online resource (272 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I Welfare rights in theory; Chapter 1 The social rights of citizenship; The amelioration of class; The origins of rights; Social rights and 'privatisation'; Summary/conclusion; Chapter 2 Poverty and need; Defining poverty; Defining need; Rights and equality; Citizenship and welfare; Summary/conclusion; Chapter 3 Welfare rights in global perspective; Social rights and social development; Welfare state capitalism; The globalisation of social policy. Global citizenship and human rightsSummary/conclusion; Chapter 4 Critiques of welfare rights; The neo-liberal challenge; The neo-Marxist challenge; The challenges of 'postmodernity'; Summary/conclusion; Part II Welfare rights in practice; Chapter 5 Rights to subsistence; A hybrid system; The traditional means-test; Enforcing family responsibilities; Security in old age; The rights of disabled people and carers; Summary/conclusion; Chapter 6 Rights and work; Employment protection; The working-age benefits regime; In-work benefits; Incapacity; Summary/conclusion; Chapter 7 Rights to shelter. Paying for housingProtection against exploitation and eviction; Housing conditions; Homelessness and the rationing of social sector housing; Summary/conclusion; Chapter 8 Rights in education, health and social care; Education; Health; Social care; Summary/conclusion; Chapter 9 Rights of redress; The juridification of welfare; Access to legal expertise; The role of the courts; Administrative redress; Summary/conclusion; Part III Rethinking welfare rights; Chapter 10 Discourses of citizenship, rights and responsibility; Traditions of citizenship; Interpreting rights; Rights and responsibility.
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