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Political Institutions and Welfare State Restructuring: The Impact of Institutions on Social Policy Change in Developed Democracies

Duane Swank

in The New Politics of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297567
eISBN:
9780191600104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The first of three chapters on the implications of electoral politics and the design of political institutions for welfare state adjustment. Swank first provides an overview of two key domestic and ... More


Collection

Steve Hindle

in On the Parish?: The Micro-Politics of Poor Relief in Rural England c.1550-1750

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271320
eISBN:
9780191709548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271320.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores how quickly formal welfare provision spread across rural England in the years after the Elizabethan statutes. It then discusses the mechanics of collection in those parishes ... More


Five perspectives on citizenship and welfare

Peter Dwyer

in Welfare rights and responsibilities: Contesting social citizenship

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342041
eISBN:
9781447304234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342041.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter explores in more detail five perspectives on citizenship and welfare that are of relevance in the contemporary British setting. It analyses each of the chosen perspectives in terms of ... More


Citizenship and welfare: principles and practice

Peter Dwyer

in Welfare rights and responsibilities: Contesting social citizenship

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342041
eISBN:
9781447304234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342041.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This concluding chapter addresses several issues related to citizenship and welfare. Initially, it reconsiders the major findings of the study as well as the central themes of welfare provision, ... More


Introduction

Peter Dwyer

in Welfare rights and responsibilities: Contesting social citizenship

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342041
eISBN:
9781447304234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342041.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book explores some of the debates about citizenship and welfare. It analyses competing accounts of citizenship's social element, at both social-scientific and more specifically ... More


Provision

Peter Dwyer

in Welfare rights and responsibilities: Contesting social citizenship

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342041
eISBN:
9781447304234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342041.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter tackles a question central to social citizenship: who/which agencies should be expected to provide welfare? It presents qualitative data related to the three areas of welfare chosen as ... More


The Community Care Solution

Mathew Thomson

in The Problem of Mental Deficiency: Eugenics, Democracy, and Social Policy in Britain, c.1870-1959

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206927
eISBN:
9780191677380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206927.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses how the shortcomings in the administrative and institutional provisions of the 1913 Mental Deficiency Act in Great Britain were ... More


Towards European Welfare?

Gráinne De Búrca

in EU Law and the Welfare State: In Search of Solidarity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199287413
eISBN:
9780191700446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287413.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The story of the European Union has been one of steadily expanding powers, of an incremental extension of policy capacity across many aspects of economic, political, and social life. And yet there ... More


Agency, ‘dependency’ and welfare: beyond issues of claim and contribution?

Peter Dwyer

in The ethics of welfare: Human rights, dependency and responsibility

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345622
eISBN:
9781447303763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345622.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter discusses the concepts of agency and dependency in relation to contemporary welfare reform. This chapter is divided into two parts. The first part discusses the ‘third way’ theory and ... More


Welfare reforms and well-being

Chak Kwan Chan, King Lun Ngok, and David Phillips

in Social policy in China: Development and well-being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348807
eISBN:
9781447303411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348807.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter reports on the extent of people's well-being in China's modern welfare system. It also draws conclusions on the key features of the Chinese welfare system, including: minimal levels of ... More


Electing Women Political Leaders

in The Motherless State: Women's Political Leadership and American Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226514543
eISBN:
9780226514567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514567.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

There have been many American women who have run campaigns to be president of the United States, one of whom was Gracie Allen in the 1940s. Her campaign shows an important truth about presidential ... More


The Gift Relationship: From Human Blood to Social Policy

Richard Titmuss

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349570
eISBN:
9781447349587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349570.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book's author was a pioneer in the field of social administration (now social policy). In this reissued classic, listed by the New York Times as one of the 10 most important books of the year ... More


Conclusion: from Confucianism to globalisation

Alan Walker and Chack-kie Wong

in East Asian welfare regimes in transition: From Confucianism to globalisation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345523
eISBN:
9781447302162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345523.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter returns to the role of Confucianism in East Asian welfare regimes and characterises it as an adjunct to political ideology. Then, while emphasising the differences between the East Asian ... More


Christians in Big Business Leadership Between the Wars

David J. Jeremy

in Capitalists and Christians: Business Leaders and the Churches in Britain 1900-1960

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201212
eISBN:
9780191674839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201212.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Before World War I, it has been widely accepted by the church and the business sector that religion and business did not mix. However for others like the Quakers, business can be given up in exchange ... More


War and Welfare: British POW Families, 1939–45

Barbara Hately-Broad

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078545
eISBN:
9781781702352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078545.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

During the Second World War, some 250,000 British servicemen were taken captive either by the Axis powers or the Japanese, as a result of which their wives and families became completely dependent on ... More


The Politics of Charity: Constructing Moral Selves in Religion and Conflict

Rebecca Anne Allahyari

in Visions of Charity: Volunteer Workers and Moral Community

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221444
eISBN:
9780520935327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221444.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter illuminates the construction of caring selves in the work of feeding the urban poor. It develops the idea of moral selving in the context of charitable action and makes clear how ... More


Development of social policy in Japan

Kingo Tamai

in Comparing social policies: Exploring new perspectives in Britain and Japan

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343666
eISBN:
9781447301967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343666.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the history of social policy making, focusing on the development of the social insurance schemes. The analysis focuses on four rough chronological periods: the pre-war period; ... More


Hong Kong: from familistic to Confucian welfare

Sammy Chiu and Victor Wong

in East Asian welfare regimes in transition: From Confucianism to globalisation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345523
eISBN:
9781447302162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345523.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter focuses on the ways in which the new Hong Kong SAR government has been appealing to traditional Confucian values to emphasise nationhood and reinforce and legitimize the maintenance of a ... More


Towards a free society

Paul Spicker

in Liberty, equality, fraternity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348418
eISBN:
9781447302704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348418.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

There are close conceptual connections between liberty and democracy. Liberal democracy is based partly on the principles of liberal individualism. Its key elements are individual liberty, pluralism ... More


Making connections: supporting new forms of engagement by marginalised groups

Karen Postle and Peter Beresford

in Cash and care: Policy challenges in the welfare state

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348562
eISBN:
9781447301615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348562.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter explores the implications of two competing discourses on participation: the consumerist discourse and one concerned with empowerment, democratization, and liberation. These discourses ... More


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