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Inventing the Needy: Gender and the Politics of Welfare in Hungary

Lynne Haney

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225718
eISBN:
9780520936102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225718.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This book offers a powerful, innovative analysis of welfare policies and practices in Hungary from 1948 to the last decade of the twentieth century. Using a compelling mix of archival, interview, and ... More


The language of social politics in Finland

Pauli Kettunen

in Analysing social policy concepts and language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447306443
eISBN:
9781447311607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306443.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Focusing on Finland as a bilingual (Finnish and Swedish) Nordic society that had particular historical relationships to the Russian and the Soviet Empire, this chapter examines the conceptual ... More


Welfare state and welfare society

John Hills

in Welfare and wellbeing: Richard Titmuss's contribution to social policy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342997
eISBN:
9781447304203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342997.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter provides Titmuss's lecture originally delivered to the British National Conference on Social Welfare in 1967. It contains a scathing account of the ‘aid’ given by poor countries to rich ... More


Conceptual development of welfare and social policy in Japan

Toshimitsu Shinkawa and Yuki Tsuji

in Analysing social policy concepts and language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447306443
eISBN:
9781447311607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306443.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter analyzes the development of social policy language in postwar Japan. In the reconstruction era following the end of the World War II, welfare bureaucrats and experts called for a ... More


Social policy language in Denmark and Sweden

Nils Edling, Jørn Henrik Petersen, and Klaus Petersen

in Analysing social policy concepts and language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447306443
eISBN:
9781447311607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306443.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter analyses the social policy language in Denmark and Sweden from the late 19th Century until today. Scandinavia has long been considered an international stronghold for comprehensive ... More


West Germany – the pull into the home

Prue Chamberlayne and Annette King

in Cultures of care: Biographies of carers in Britain and the two Germanies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341662
eISBN:
9781447302018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341662.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the system of informal care in West Germany. The findings reveal that the German situation is characterised by the pervasive influence of the values of traditional family ... More


Carers and the social world

Prue Chamberlayne and Annette King

in Cultures of care: Biographies of carers in Britain and the two Germanies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861341662
eISBN:
9781447302018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861341662.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter shows the crucial importance of informal social infrastructures in sustaining carers, helping them to maintain horizons beyond their initial caring situation. It suggests that carers' ... More


Collective Action and Direct Taxation, 1918–1938

Leigh A. Gardner

in Taxing Colonial Africa: The Political Economy of British Imperialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199661527
eISBN:
9780191744877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661527.003.0005
Subject:
History, Economic History, British and Irish Modern History

The distribution of the tax burden in colonial Africa became a contentious issue as living standards declined during the inter-war period. This was particularly true in settler colonies, where the ... More


Tract for the Times

in The Disinherited Society: A Personal View of Social Responsibility in Liverpool During the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238003
eISBN:
9781846317354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317354.013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses issues concerning the future of social responsibility. It suggests that the experience of Liverpool in the twentieth century validates the importance of principle of the right ... More


Introduction: social policy concepts and language

Daniel Béland and Klaus Petersen

in Analysing social policy concepts and language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447306443
eISBN:
9781447311607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306443.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This introduction chapter develops the overall framework for the following chapters. First, it demonstrates that there is a need to take a closer look at the development of key concepts in social ... More


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