Human dignity and welfare systems (Book, 2005) []
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Human dignity and welfare systems

Human dignity and welfare systems

Author: Chak Kwan Chan; Graham Bowpitt
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Pro-'workfare' governments justify their policies by claiming 'workfare' helps enhance self-esteem and promote the dignity of the unemployed. On the other hand, welfare activists argue that  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chak Kwan Chan; Graham Bowpitt
ISBN: 1861344317 9781861344311
OCLC Number: 913066641
Description: VIII, 248 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents: Human dignity and social policy; Rationality, sociability and human dignity; Respect, social participation and four welfare states; Hong Kong and human dignity; China and human dignity; The United Kingdom and human dignity; Sweden and human dignity; Comparing human dignity in four welfare systems; Human dignity and the classification of welfare systems.
Responsibility: Chak Kwan Chan and Graham Bowpitt.


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"Chan and Bowpitt's study provides a fresh approach to exploring welfare systems ... it provides a thorough, detailed analysis from an original perspective." British Journal of Social Work "The Read more...

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