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The Winding Road to the Welfare State

George R. Boyer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691178738
eISBN:
9780691183992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178738.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

How did Britain transform itself from a nation of workhouses to one that became a model for the modern welfare state? This book investigates the evolution of living standards and welfare policies in ... More


Contemporary Welfare-to-Work Programmes

Amir Paz-Fuchs

in Welfare to Work: Conditional Rights in Social Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237418
eISBN:
9780191717192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237418.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter introduces contemporary welfare-to-work programmes in the United States and Britain. It focuses on the way contemporary welfare-to-work programmes are characterized by the conditioning ... More


Living Standards in Edwardian England and the Liberal Welfare Reforms

George R. Boyer

in The Winding Road to the Welfare State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691178738
eISBN:
9780691183992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178738.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter argues that the Liberal Welfare Reforms of 1906–11, which created a safety net reducing the economic insecurity associated with industrial capitalism, marked a watershed in the history ... More


The Beveridge Report and the Implementation of the Welfare State

George R. Boyer

in The Winding Road to the Welfare State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691178738
eISBN:
9780691183992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178738.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explores the story of the 1942 Beveridge Report and the beginnings of the welfare state. The policies proposed by Beveridge and the 1945–48 legislation were logical extensions of ... More


Food banks and the UK welfare state

Hannah Lambie-Mumford and Rachel Loopstra

in The Rise of Food Charity in Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340003
eISBN:
9781447347606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340003.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter forms the land case study for the UK. As with all empirical chapters it explores several key themes in relation to food charity in the UK: • the history of food charity in the national ... More


Welfare reform: national policies with local impacts

Christina Beatty and Steve Fothergill

in Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447348214
eISBN:
9781447348269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348214.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

Welfare reform has been central to UK policymaking since the election of a Conservative-led government in 2010. The welfare reforms apply across the whole of the country, but their impacts vary ... More


The role of food charity in Italy

Sabrina Arcuri, Gianluca Brunori, and Francesca Galli

in The Rise of Food Charity in Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340003
eISBN:
9781447347606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340003.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter forms the land case study for Italy. As with all empirical chapters it explores several key themes in relation to food charity in Italy: • the history of food charity in the national ... More


Redistributing waste food to reduce poverty in Slovenia

Vesna Leskošek and Romana Zidar

in The Rise of Food Charity in Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340003
eISBN:
9781447347606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340003.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter forms the land case study for Slovenia. As with all empirical chapters it explores several key themes in relation to food charity in Slovenia: • the history of food charity in the ... More


Conclusion: food charity in Europe

Hannah Lambie-Mumford and Tiina Silvasti

in The Rise of Food Charity in Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340003
eISBN:
9781447347606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340003.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This final chapter provides a comparative analysis of several key themes across the case studies. These are: the nature and scale of food charity in Europe; relationships between changes in welfare ... More


Selling Welfare Reform: Work-First and the New Common Sense of Employment

Frank Ridzi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814775936
eISBN:
9780814777374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814775936.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The 1996 Welfare Reform Act promised to end welfare as we knew it. This book uses rich ethnographic detail to examine how new welfare-to-work policies, time limits, and citizenship documentation ... More


Food aid in post-crisis Spain: a test for this welfare state model

Amaia Inza-Bartolomé and Leire Escajedo San-Epifanio

in The Rise of Food Charity in Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340003
eISBN:
9781447347606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340003.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter forms the land case study for Spain. As with all empirical chapters it explores several key themes in relation to food charity in Spain: • the history of food charity in the national ... More


Food banks in the Netherlands stepping up to the plate: shifting moral and practical responsibilities

Hilje van der Horst, Leon Pijnenburg, and Amy Markus

in The Rise of Food Charity in Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340003
eISBN:
9781447347606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340003.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter forms the land case study for the Netherlands. As with all empirical chapters it explores several key themes in relation to food charity in the Netherlands: • the history of food charity ... More


The Armpit of the Northeast?

Llana Barber

in Latino City: Immigration and Urban Crisis in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631349
eISBN:
9781469631363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631349.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter Six recounts the decimation of Lawrence's public services in the 1980s and 1990s, with an emphasis on public safety and education. Major metropolitan centers experienced a "tale of two ... More


Universal Credit: overview and gender implications

Fran Bennett

in Social Policy Review 24: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2012

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447304470
eISBN:
9781447307662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304470.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

From October 2013, the UK government is introducing a new ‘super’ means-tested benefit, universal credit, bringing together various payments for those in and out of work. Its main goals are to ... More


Introduction: the crisis and austerity neoliberalism

David Etherington

in Austerity, Welfare and Work: Exploring Politics, Geographies and Inequalities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447350088
eISBN:
9781447350118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350088.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter provides an overview of the key arguments and structure to the book. Of central importance is to understand austerity as a class strategy involving labour discipline through attacks on ... More


Think Tanks, New Democrats, and Committed Conservatives

Jason Stahl

in Right Moves: The Conservative Think Tank in American Political Culture since 1945

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627861
eISBN:
9781469627885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627861.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter details two think tank institutional developments of the late 1980s and 1990s which furthered conservatism during this time. First, the chapter details the emergence of the Democratic ... More


Introduction: the repositioning of social housing and welfare provision

Kelly Bogue

in The Divisive State of Social Policy: The ‘Bedroom Tax’, Austerity and Housing Insecurity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350538
eISBN:
9781447350545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350538.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter sets out the background and context to the UK’s implementation of austerity measures following the financial crash of 2007/08. It examines the principles underlying the enactment of the ... More


New frames for food charity in Finland

Tiina Silvasti and Ville Tikka

in The Rise of Food Charity in Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340003
eISBN:
9781447347606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340003.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter forms the land case study for Finland. As with all empirical chapters it explores several key themes in relation to food charity in Finland: • the history of food charity in the national ... More


Social exclusion and food assistance in Germany

Fabian Kessl, Stephan Lorenz, and Holger Schoneville

in The Rise of Food Charity in Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340003
eISBN:
9781447347606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340003.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter forms the land case study for Germany. As with all empirical chapters it explores several key themes in relation to food charity in Germany: • the history of food charity in the national ... More


Conclusion: local social innovation and welfare reform

Stijn Oosterlynck, Andreas Novy, and Yuri Kazepov

in Local Social Innovation to Combat Poverty and Exclusion: A Critical Appraisal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447338444
eISBN:
9781447338482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338444.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this chapter, we draw a range of overall conclusions from our case-study based investigation of how local social innovations operate as vehicles of welfare reform. We reflect on the impact of the ... More


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