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The Theory and Practice of Developmental Social Work

JAMES MIDGLEY

in Social Work and Social Development: Theories and Skills for Developmental Social Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732326
eISBN:
9780199863471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732326.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides an overview of developmental social work tracing its history, theoretical assumptions and strategies. It shows how developmental social work was influenced by the Global South. ... More


Changing Conceptions of Family and Gender Relations in European Welfare States and the Third Way

Mary Daly

in Welfare State Change: Towards a Third Way?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199266722
eISBN:
9780191601941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266727.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Explores the idea of the social investment state in the context of Third Way thinking and practice. It considers the social investment state as: a normative ideal; a pragmatic response to the ... More


Towards the Good Society, Once Again?

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Why We Need a New Welfare State

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256433
eISBN:
9780191599170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256438.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is an introductory chapter to the book, and it addresses the need for a new look at the welfare state in Europe. The different sections of the chapter are: The new welfare challenge; Emerging ... More


A Child‐Centred Social Investment Strategy

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Why We Need a New Welfare State

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256433
eISBN:
9780191599170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256438.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The introduction to this chapter considers the paradox that now that European society is ageing, it is becoming quite urgent that more is invested in the welfare of children, in contrast to the ... More


Social Work and Social Development: Theories and Skills for Developmental Social Work

James Midgley and Amy Conley (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732326
eISBN:
9780199863471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732326.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Developmental social work, which is also known as the social development approach to social work, emphasizes the role of social investment in professional practice. These investments meet the ... More


Modernizing the State: A New Style of Governance?

Janet Newman

in Welfare State Change: Towards a Third Way?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199266722
eISBN:
9780191601941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266727.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Examines the social policies associated with 'third ways' in European social democracy. It focuses on the Third Way in terms of discourse (e.g. a rhetoric of reconciliation), values (e.g. solidarity, ... More


Beyond the welfare state as we knew it?

Nathalie Morel, Bruno Palier, and Joakim Palme (eds)

in Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?: Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter traces the different approaches to social policy as they have developed over time, starting with the early origins of the social investment perspective in the ‘productive social policy’ ... More


Social investment: a paradigm in search of a new economic model and political mobilisation

Nathalie Morel, Bruno Palier, and Joakim Palme

in Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?: Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter concludes that, with few exceptions, European welfare states have not really implemented a social investment perspective. The Nordic countries come closest to embracing the social ... More


The Revolution on the Frontiers of Philanthropy: An Introduction

Lester M. Salamon

in New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and New Actors that Are Reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199357543
eISBN:
9780199381425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357543.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

With the resources of both governments and traditional philanthropy barely growing or in decline, yet the problems of poverty, ill-health and environmental degradation ballooning daily, it is ... More


New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and New Actors that Are Reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investing

Lester M. Salamon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199357543
eISBN:
9780199381425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357543.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

With the resources of both governments and traditional philanthropy barely growing or in decline, yet the problems of poverty, ill-health, and environmental degradation ballooning daily, it is ... More


Redesigning citizenship regimes after neoliberalism: moving towards social investment

Jane Jenson

in Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?: Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter compares the social investment perspective with two other policy perspectives: Keynesianism and neoliberalism. In the last decades of the twentieth century, neoliberals made concerted ... More


A New Politics for the Social Investment Perspective: Objectives, Instruments, and Areas of Intervention in Welfare Regimes

Jane Jenson

in The Politics of the New Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199645244
eISBN:
9780191745119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645244.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

The last decade of the 20th century was marked by significant innovation in social policy, involving a move away from both the Keynesian welfare state and the standard neo-liberalism of the 1980s. ... More


Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?: Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Nathalie Morel, Bruno Palier, and Joakim Palme (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Since the late 1990s, new ideas and strategies concerning the role and shape of the Welfare State have been formulated. All these analyses and policy developments point towards a similar policy logic ... More


Reconfiguring Welfare and Reshaping Citizenship

Adalbert Evers and Anne-Marie Guillemard

in Social Policy and Citizenship: The Changing Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199754045
eISBN:
9780199979455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754045.003.0071
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

One major conclusion drawn from this book is that the welfare reforms under way in Europe cannot be uniformly interpreted as a trend toward a “downgraded” citizenship; the landscape is much more ... More


Towards social investment? Patterns of public policy in the OECD world

Rita Nikolai

in Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?: Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter analyses the extent to which the social investment perspective finds its expression in the social expenditure profile of the OECD member states. It traces the development of public ... More


Two or three waves of welfare state transformation?

Anton Hemerijck (ed.)

in Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?: Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter analyses three distinct phases of welfare state reconfiguration: the era of welfare state expansion and class compromise, starting at the end of World War II; the period of welfare ... More


Social investment or recommodification? Assessing the employment policies of the EU member states1

Caroline de la Porte and Kerstin Jacobsson (eds)

in Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?: Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter assesses the achievements and shortcomings of the European Employment Strategy (EES) in shifting national labour market policies towards a social investment agenda. The impact of the EES ... More


Aftershock: the post-crisis social investment welfare state in Europe

Patrick Diamond and Roger Liddle

in Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?: Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The focus of this chapter is the prospects for the social investment state in the wake of the worst financial crisis for more than eighty years. The concept of social investment alludes to ideas and ... More


Do social investment policies produce more and better jobs?

Moira Nelson and John D. Stephens

in Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?: Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the impact of social investment policies on employment in advanced industrial/post-industrial democracies. First, in a pooled time-series analysis of data on 17 countries from ... More


Changing Perspectives on Social Citizenship: a Cross-Time Comparison

Jane Jenson

in Social Policy and Citizenship: The Changing Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199754045
eISBN:
9780199979455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754045.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In recent years the composition of social citizenship rights has undergone significant redesign. This chapter first examines historical traditions that gave rise to the shared ideas about social ... More


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