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Administering welfare reform : international transformations in welfare governance

Author: Paul Henman; Menno Fenger
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2006.
Series: Bienestar y proteccion social (E-libro)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
While reforms of welfare policies have been widely analysed, the reform of welfare administration has received far less attention. Using empirical case studies, this book provides significant new insights into the way welfare administration is being internationally transformed. Particular attention is given to the effect on welfare clients, staff and agencies.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Administering welfare reform.
Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006491843
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Henman; Menno Fenger
OCLC Number: 929639631
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 287 p)
Contents: Cover; ADMINISTERING WELFARE REFORM --
International transformations in welfare governance; Contents; List of tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Notes on contributors; ONE --
Introduction: administering welfare reform; Analysing welfare reform: the state of the art; Public administration: the state of the art; Conceptual framework; Outline of the book; TWO --
Welfare reform as governance reform: the prospects of a governmentality perspective; Welfare reform as governance reform; Governmentality; Towards a governmentality of welfare reform.
Series Title: Bienestar y proteccion social (E-libro)
Responsibility: edited by Paul Henman and Menno Fenger.

Abstract:

While reforms of welfare policies have been widely analysed, the reform of welfare administration has received far less attention. Using empirical case studies, this book provides significant new insights into the way welfare administration is being internationally transformed. Particular attention is given to the effect on welfare clients, staff and agencies.

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