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Analysis and debate in social policy, 2019

Author: Catherine Needham; Elke Heins; James Rees; Social Policy Association (Great Britain),
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2019.
Series: Social policy review, 31.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Bringing together the voices of leading experts in the field, this edition offers an up-to-date and diverse review of the best in social policy scholarship over the past year.
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Needham; Elke Heins; James Rees; Social Policy Association (Great Britain),
ISBN: 9781447343981 1447343980 9781447343998 1447343999
OCLC Number: 1111708048
Notes: "In association with the Social Policy Association." --Front cover.
Description: x, 280 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Intro; SOCIAL POLICY REVIEW 31; Contents; List of figures and tables; Figures; Tables; Notes on contributors; Part I. A decade of social policy since the crisis --
looking back and forward; 1. The English National Health Service in a cold climate: a decade of austerity; Introduction; A tale of two birthdays; A game of two halves; But some things stay the same; Happy birthday and many happy returns?; Conclusions; 2. Disability and austerity: the perfect storm of attacks on social rights; Introduction; Post-2008 social care policy for disabled people Post-2008 welfare reform and its impact on disabled peopleThe 'perfect storm' of welfare reform; Devolution and the mitigation of harm: the example of Scotland; Conclusions; 3. Financialisation and social protection? The UK's path towards a socially protective public-private pension system; Introduction; Social protection in retirement: the role of the public and private sector; Financialisation: neoliberalism contested; Financialisation and social protection in UK pension policy since 1990; Pension financialisation under the Coalition government; The UK public-private pension mix in 2018 Enhancing the socially protective features of the UK's financialised pension systemConclusion; 4. Towards a whole-economy approach to the welfare state: citizens, corporations and the state within the broad welfare mix; Introduction; Section one: Pushing at the boundaries of the welfare state: considering the mixed economy of welfare; Section two: Mapping the whole-economy approach; Section three: What do the data tell us about the broad welfare mix?; Conclusion: towards a whole economy of welfare; 5. From welfare state to participation society: austerity, ideology or rhetoric?; Introduction The Participation Society in perspectiveThe Participation Society in action; Conclusions; Part II. Developments in social policy and contributions from the Social Policy Association Conference 2018; 6. From the Windrush Generation to the 'Air Jamaica generation': local authority support for families with no recourse to public funds; Introduction; Context; Statutory neglect; Methods; Findings; Discussion; Conclusions; 7. Alt-Right 'cultural purity', ideology and mainstream social policy discourse: towards a political anthropology of 'mainstremeist' ideology; Introduction The Alt-Right in public and academic discourseTowards a political anthropology of 'mainstremeism'; Analysis: cultural purity political anthropology applied to social policy; Conclusion; 8. The moving frontier and beyond: the third sector and social policy; Introduction; Beyond the state: the welfare mix; Getting to grips with the third sector: a growing research field; Promising new directions; Conclusion; 9. Local variations in implementing energy-efficiency policy: how third sector organisations influenced cities' responses to the Green Deal; Introduction
Series Title: Social policy review, 31.
Responsibility: edited by Catherine Needham, Elke Heins and James Rees.

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