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Malcolm Harrison

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9781861343055

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861343055.001.0001

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The accommodation of difference

The accommodation of difference

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(p.190) Eight The accommodation of difference
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Housing, social policy and difference
Author(s):

Malcolm Harrison

Cathy Davis

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861343055.003.0008

This chapter concludes with a review of several important lessons and key points that were discussed in the previous sections. It begins by reviewing the responsiveness of social regulation to difference, before looking at the strategies and struggles that were recorded in the previous chapters. This is followed by a discussion on the concepts of universality and particularism, along with the challenges and struggles experienced by women, minority ethnic households, and disabled people. The chapter ends with a brief analysis of welfare systems and states.

Keywords:   responsiveness, social regulation, universality, particularism, disabled people, minority ethnic households, welfare systems, welfare states

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