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Justice, care, and the welfare state

Author: Daniel Engster
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Changes in the nature of work and the family, the growing elderly population, and other developments over the past fifty years have rendered existing welfare policies largely out-of-step with economic and social conditions. While welfare state reform clearly raises important questions about justice and social policy, political philosophers have been slow to address it. This book takes up the important task of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Engster
ISBN: 9780198719564 0198719566
OCLC Number: 946073144
Description: 1 vol. (XIV-288 p.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Justice, Care, and Children ; Appendix 1 Health Care Systems ; 4. Justice, Care, and the Elderly ; 5. Justice, Care, and Disabled People ; Appendix 2 Disability Policies ; 6. Justice, Care, and the Poor ; Conclusion
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It is an engaging read and provides a firm foundation for discussion * Jackie Gulland, European Journal of Social Security * Daniel Engster provides a vigorous defense of the welfare state in this Read more...

 
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