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The inclusive society? : social exclusion and New Labour

Author: Ruth Levitas
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgravae Macmillan, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed
An examination of the idea of social exclusion and the new political language of social cohesion, community, stakeholding and inclusion, this book examines the actions and rhetoric of the Labour Party and Labour Government under Tony Blair's leadership.

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Levitas, Ruth, 1949-
Inclusive society?
Basingstoke : Palgravae Macmillan, 2005
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Levitas
ISBN: 140394427X 9781403944276 9780230511552 0230511554
OCLC Number: 59755313
Notes: Previous edition: 1998.
Description: xv, 277 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Three Discourses of Social Exclusion --
2. From Social Justice to Social Cohesion --
3. The Optimism of Will --
4. Staking Claims --
5. Community Rules --
6. New Labour, New Discourse --
7. From Equality to Inclusion --
8. Delivering Social Inclusion --
9. The New Durkheimian Hegemony --
10. From Margins to Mainstream.
Responsibility: Ruth Levitas.
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The idea of social exclusion is part of the new political language. Ruth Levitas argues that there has been a shift away from understanding social exclusion as primarily a problem of poverty, towards  Read more...


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Praise for the First edition:'This is a stunningly effective critique of some of New Labour's flannel. Ruth Levitas has provided a cool, analytical dissection of the subtle changes in approach Read more...

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