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Substantive policy

Paul Spicker

in Reclaiming individualism: Perspectives on public policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447309086
eISBN:
9781447310860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309086.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

If individual welfare is best protected through the exercise of choice, markets are believed to allow those choices to be expressed. Using market mechanisms is appropriate in some cases, but not in ... More


Choice, control and user influence in health and social care

Gabrielle Mastin

in Social policies and social control: New perspectives on the ‘not-so-big society’

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447310747
eISBN:
9781447310778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310747.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The concept of user involvement has been an important area of interest for politicians and decision makers over several decades. Although the concept lacks an agreed and universal definition, the ... More


Aristotle On The Front Line

Emilie Whitaker

in Social Policy Review 26: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2014

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447315568
eISBN:
9781447315582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315568.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter outlines how Aristotle's concept of ‘phronesis’ has gained traction as an analytical concept for research in recent years, particularly in areas of social policy most concerned with the ... More


Working at care

Marian Barnes

in Care in everyday life: An ethic of care in practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428233
eISBN:
9781447307686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428233.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Many people are employed in jobs that are linked to care. But it is in this context that care as a value has come under particular attack. The work of those paid to care for disabled people and ... More


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