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Does the Third Way Work? The Left and Labour Market Policy Reform in Britain, France, and Germany

Jochen Clasen and Daniel Clegg

in Welfare State Change: Towards a Third Way?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199266722
eISBN:
9780191601941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266727.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Identifies the main trends in family policy across European countries over the last decade or so and analyses how these developments are to be interpreted, especially in the context of what they ... More


Restorative Justice and Child Welfare: Engaging Families and Communities in the Care and Protection of Children

David S. Crampton and Patricia L. Rideout

in Social Work and Restorative Justice: Skills for Dialogue, Peacemaking, and Reconciliation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195394641
eISBN:
9780199863365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394641.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

From the earliest days of child welfare outreach programs, social workers have developed a wide variety of practices to engage families and communities in the care and protection of children. This ... More


Faces of Poverty: Portraits of Women and Children on Welfare

Jill Duerr Berrick

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195113754
eISBN:
9780199893546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113754.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

Most Americans are insulated from the poor; it is hard to imagine the challenges of poverty, the daily fears of crime and victimization, the frustration of not being able to provide for a child. ... More


Child Protection in an Age of Uncertainty: Germany’s Response

Reinhart Wolff, Kay Biesel, and Stefan Heinitz

in Child Protection Systems: International Trends and Orientations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199793358
eISBN:
9780199895137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793358.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The phase of a non-punitive and particapatory opening of the child and family welfare system in the 1960s and 1970s resulted in a new legislation for the German system in 1990. Today, the German ... More


Counting the Poor: New Thinking About European Poverty Measures and Lessons for the United States

Douglas J. Besharov and Kenneth A. Couch (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860586
eISBN:
9780199932948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860586.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

The poverty rate is one of the most visible ways in which nations measure the economic well-being of their low-income citizens. To gauge whether a person is poor, European states often focus on a ... More


The NSPCC ‘in transition’, 1922–56

Sarah-Anne Buckley

in The cruelty man: Child welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1889-1956

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719087660
eISBN:
9781781706275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087660.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter Three addresses the period from 1922 to the setting up of the ISPCC in 1956. From 1922, the Society had to adjust its focus to survive in independent Ireland. This notion of ‘crisis and ... More


Nordic fertility patterns: compatible with gender equality?1

Marit Rønsen and Kari Skrede

in Politicising parenthood in Scandinavia: Gender relations in welfare states

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346452
eISBN:
9781447303015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346452.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses the connection between the policies of parenthood and fertility levels. It argues that the role of family policies in maintaining high fertility levels is often overstated. It ... More


Dropping Dead: Teachers, the New York City Fiscal Crisis, and Austerity

Jon Shelton

in Teacher Strike!: Public Education and the Making of a New American Political Order

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040870
eISBN:
9780252099373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040870.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter documents the New York City fiscal crisis of 1975. The city’s drastic position had been caused by its robust promise of social welfare state coupled with national economic downturn and ... More


The Citizens' Welfare

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the impact of Second World War on the social work of the Charity Organization Society in Melbourne. It explains that the war forced the government to do more for the poor and ... More


The capability approach: what can it offer child protection policy and practice in England?

Brid Featherstone and Anna Gupta

in Capability-Promoting Policies: Enhancing Individual and Social Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334316
eISBN:
9781447334354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334316.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines what the capability approach can contribute to child protection policy and practice in England as an alternative conceptual framework for social work that challenges the ... More


Chosŏnjok Maidens and Farmer Bachelors

Caren Freeman

in Making and Faking Kinship: Marriage and Labor Migration between China and South Korea

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449581
eISBN:
9780801462818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449581.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the government-endorsed marriage tours for South Korean rural bachelors as a form of rural “family welfare” that relies on the imported labor of coethnic women to achieve two ... More


Conceptualizing the New West German Sozialstaat

Peter C. Caldwell

in Democracy, Capitalism, and the Welfare State: Debating Social Order in Postwar West Germany, 1949-1989

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198833819
eISBN:
9780191872198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833819.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

By the late 1950s, three distinction conceptions of the welfare state had formed in West Germany, each with strong connections to a particular world view. Father Oswald von Nell-Breuning, in the ... More


The Burden of Long-Term Care: Its Cultural, Economic, and Social Aspects

Francesca Degiuli

in Caring for a Living: Migrant Women, Aging Citizens, and Italian Families

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199989010
eISBN:
9780190607968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989010.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter investigates the reasons behind Italian families’s decision to hire a home eldercare assistant. It does so first by exploring the current organization of long-term eldercare in Italy: ... More


Partner-care in the East Asian system: combining paid work and caring in Japan and Taiwan

Mei-Chun Liu and Machiko Osawa

in Combining paid work and family care: Policies and experiences in international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306818
eISBN:
9781447310839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306818.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Although the crisis of care has commanded a high policy profile in Japan and Taiwan, caring for a spouse or partner in either country has yet to receive serious academic or policy attention. In both ... More


The Discovery and the Remedy

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0021
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the social work of the Associated Charities (AC) of Minneapolis which was renamed the Family Welfare Association (FWA) in 1922. It highlights the success of the AC-FWA in ... More


An Insecurity of Terrifying Proportions

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0024
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the challenges faced by the social workers of the Family Welfare Association (FWA) of Minneapolis in the 1930s. It explains that the caseloads of the FWA during this period ... More


He Is Too Willing for Us to Assume Responsibility

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0022
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the criteria of the Family Welfare Association (FWA) in providing welfare assistance to the poor in Minneapolis. It explains that the most significant welfare work of the FWA ... More


Nightmare Days

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses changes in the work of the Charity Organization Society social workers in London during and after War World II. It explains that in 1943 COS social workers and officials ... More


His Attitude of Helplessness Is Exasperating

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0023
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines how the Family Welfare Association (FWA) of Minneapolis helped clients out of poverty. It explains that while the FWA social workers never really accepted that straightforward ... More


Introduction Disease Histories and Race Histories

Samuel Kelton Jr. Roberts

in Infectious Fear: Politics, Disease, and the Health Effects of Segregation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832592
eISBN:
9781469605890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894071_roberts.4
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book begins with the case of Alice Barnes and her family. Barnes was referred by the Baltimore Family Welfare Association to the Henry Watson Children's Aid Society (HWCAS). Soon thereafter, the ... More


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