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The final days: disability at the end of the welfare state, 1973–79

Jameel Hampton

in Disability and the Welfare State in Britain: Changes in Perception and Policy 1948-79

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447316428
eISBN:
9781447316442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316428.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines expectations for new statutory provision for disabled people including a national disability income amidst the collapse of the welfare state. Driven on by the power of Barbara ... More


Disability: prospects for social inclusion

Carol Thomas

in Fighting poverty, inequality and injustice: A manifesto inspired by Peter Townsend

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427151
eISBN:
9781447302353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427151.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter looks at Peter's landmark contribution to the sociological understanding of disability and, through his campaigning, to the acceptance of disability rights as a focus for social policy ... More


Aging in Drug Use

Miriam Boeri

in Hurt: Chronicles of the Drug War Generation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520293465
eISBN:
9780520966710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293465.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Because of the War on Drugs, the number of prisoners age fifty-five and older more than doubled every ten years, making them the fastest growing age group of the prison population. Formerly ... More


The Open Door: The Mental Health System Transformed

Carol L. M. Caton

in The Open Door: Homelessness and Severe Mental Illness in the Era of Community Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190463380
eISBN:
9780190463410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463380.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

The post–World War II transformation of mental health care in the United States is marked by the shift in the locus of care for episodes of mental illness from the state mental asylum to the ... More


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