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Redesigning citizenship regimes after neoliberalism: moving towards social investment

Jane Jenson

in Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?: Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter compares the social investment perspective with two other policy perspectives: Keynesianism and neoliberalism. In the last decades of the twentieth century, neoliberals made concerted ... More


Social investment perspectives and practices: a decade in British politics1

Dobrowolsky Alexandra and Jenson Jane

in Social Policy Review 17

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346704
eISBN:
9781447303442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346704.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter discusses the interpretation of New Labour of the social investment paradigm, whereby state expenditure is justified in terms of the future returns on invested resources. It talks about ... More


Changing Perspectives on Social Citizenship: a Cross-Time Comparison

Jane Jenson

in Social Policy and Citizenship: The Changing Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199754045
eISBN:
9780199979455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754045.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In recent years the composition of social citizenship rights has undergone significant redesign. This chapter first examines historical traditions that gave rise to the shared ideas about social ... More


Reconfiguring Welfare and Reshaping Citizenship

Adalbert Evers and Anne-Marie Guillemard

in Social Policy and Citizenship: The Changing Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199754045
eISBN:
9780199979455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754045.003.0071
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

One major conclusion drawn from this book is that the welfare reforms under way in Europe cannot be uniformly interpreted as a trend toward a “downgraded” citizenship; the landscape is much more ... More


Social Policy and Citizenship: The Changing Landscape

Adalbert Evers and Anne-Marie Guillemard (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199754045
eISBN:
9780199979455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754045.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In both Europe and America, the landscape of social policies has undergone fundamental changes in recent decades, especially in endeavors to develop new welfare arrangements. How does this affect ... More


Developing and Spreading a Social Investment Perspective: The World Bank and OECD Compared

Jane Jenson

in The Uses of Social Investment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198790488
eISBN:
9780191831744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790488.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the mid-1990s, the practice of international organizations began to cohere around the social investment perspective, with strategies that were child-centred and advocated human capital investments ... More


Entropy Law, Social Sustainability, and Development Policy

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Entropy Law, Sustainability, and Third Industrial Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190121143
eISBN:
9780190990510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121143.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 1 introduces the concept and intuitive explanation of entropy law and shows how it plays a unifying role in the sustainability of the processes of development—economic, social, and ... More


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