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1951–1964

Jeremy Nuttall

in Psychological Socialism: The Labour Party and Qualities of Mind and Character, 1931 to the Present

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071645
eISBN:
9781781701539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071645.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

By the early 1950s, the Labour Party was low on intellectual fuel. Though mid-1950s' revisionism eased the immediate problem, it also had a fundamental, lasting aspect: already having addressed many ... More


“A Little State Within a Larger One”: The Expansion of Jewish Welfare During the Weimar Republic

in Germans into Jews: Remaking the Jewish Social Body in the Weimar Republic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757119
eISBN:
9780804771405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757119.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter turns to a broader examination of social welfare as a means of facilitating the social and biological rejuvenation of German Jews. Following the war, the entire spectrum of religiously ... More


Absolutism Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679): Liberalism John Locke (1632–1704)

Vic George

in Major thinkers in welfare: Contemporary issues in historical perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427069
eISBN:
9781447302728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427069.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the two main political ideologies that resulted from the civil war and its aftermath during the mid-17th-century England. The first is the absolutism of Thomas Hobbes, while ... More


Academic discourse, social policy and the construction of new families

Christine Roman

in Gender equality and welfare politics in Scandinavia: The limits of political ambition?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424655
eISBN:
9781447302407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424655.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The chapter provides a brief presentation of Nancy Fraser's theory of need struggles in welfare states. It also addresses the political discourse on family and gender relations in Sweden in the ... More


Achieving environmental justice

Karen Bell

in Achieving environmental justice: A cross-national analysis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447305941
eISBN:
9781447302933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305941.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In all the seven countries featured in this book, there were numerous people inventively and determinedly striving to achieve environmental justice. Even so, there were significant differences ... More


The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

Thomas Pfister

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083310
eISBN:
9781781704653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083310.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book illuminates the links between the currently dominant transnational discourse on what constitutes ‘modern’ social policy and contemporary concepts and practices of citizenship. Throughout ... More


Activation policies as reflexive social policies

Rik van Berkel and Maurice Roche

in Active social policies in the EU: Inclusion through participation?

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342805
eISBN:
9781447301400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342805.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter evaluates the research results from an active social policy perspective. Since the development of social policies increasingly takes place in a context of EU policy making, this chapter ... More


Active Labour Market Policies in a Comparative Perspective

Giuliano Bonoli

in The Origins of Active Social Policy: Labour Market and Childcare Policies in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669769
eISBN:
9780191749391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669769.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter reconstructs policy trajectories in the field of active labour market policy in seven European countries: Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Italy, and the UK. The period ... More


Active social policies in the EU: Inclusion through participation?

Rik van Berkel and Iver Hornemann Moller (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342805
eISBN:
9781447301400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342805.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book challenges the underlying presupposition that regular employment is the royal road to inclusion. Drawing on original empirical research, it investigates the inclusionary and exclusionary ... More


The active society and activation policy: ideologies, contexts and effects

Jørgen Elm Larsen

in The changing face of welfare: Consequences and outcomes from a citizenship perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345929
eISBN:
9781447303701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345929.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter focuses on the role of activation policy in the active society, and especially on the employment and social integration effects of the Danish active line in labour-market and social ... More


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