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Chasing Virtue, Enforcing Virtue: Social Justice and Conceptions of Risk in Pregnancy

Debra DeBruin, Anne Drapkin Lyerly, Joan Liaschenko, and Mary Faith Marshall

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Judgments about risk of harm raise issues of profound moral significance. This chapter criticizes prevailing assumptions about risk management in pregnancy. While bioethicists tend to focus on ... More


Policy change, public attitudes and social citizenship: Does neoliberalism matter?

Louise Humpage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781847429650
eISBN:
9781447304197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429650.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Neoliberal reforms have seen a radical shift in government thinking about social citizenship rights around the world. But have they had a similarly significant impact on public support for these ... More


Scroungerphobia: living with the stigma of benefits

Ruth Patrick

in For Whose Benefit?: The Everyday Realities of Welfare Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447333463
eISBN:
9781447333517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333463.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter reflects upon how out-of-work benefit claimants see both themselves and others in a time of welfare reform, and discusses the pervasive reach and consequences of benefits stigma. It ... More


Employment and decent wages in a neoliberal economy

Louise Humpage

in Policy change, public attitudes and social citizenship: Does neoliberalism matter?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781847429650
eISBN:
9781447304197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429650.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The most fundamental and enduring aspect of neoliberalisation is its economic agenda, predicated on low inflation, globalised free trade, support for business and a rebalancing of the worker-employer ... More


Normalising neoliberal social security reforms

Louise Humpage

in Policy change, public attitudes and social citizenship: Does neoliberalism matter?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781847429650
eISBN:
9781447304197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429650.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Social security reform is a second key aspect of neoliberalism, facilitating a shift from ‘welfare’ to ‘workfare’. The first section of this chapter explores New Zealand views on government taking ... More


The endurance of healthcare, education and superannuation

Louise Humpage

in Policy change, public attitudes and social citizenship: Does neoliberalism matter?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781847429650
eISBN:
9781447304197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429650.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on the ‘universal’ programmes of healthcare, education and — in the New Zealand context — superannuation for the elderly. Across three key sections, it considers whether attempts ... More


Equality with little tax or redistribution

Louise Humpage

in Policy change, public attitudes and social citizenship: Does neoliberalism matter?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781847429650
eISBN:
9781447304197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429650.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Changes to taxation and other means of redistributing income are the final policy shift examined in this book. To gain an understanding of whether the New Zealand public came to endorse neoliberal ... More


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