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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

F.M.L. Thompson (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262795
eISBN:
9780191753954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262795.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book contains the texts of 17 lectures, delivered to the British Academy in 2001. Topics include Chinese Mountain Painting, prosperity and power in the age of Bede and Beowulf, Glyn Dwr, ... More


Survival Analysis

Shenyang Guo

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195337518
eISBN:
9780199864256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337518.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Survival analysis is a class of statistical methods for studying the occurrence and timing of events. Statistical analysis of longitudinal data, particularly censored data, lies at the heart of ... More


The ‘Welfare State’ and the Labour Market

Pat Thane

in Work and Pay in 20th Century Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199212668
eISBN:
9780191712807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212668.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

State welfare expenditure has both a direct and indirect impact upon the labour market and on economic efficiency in general. The definition of what is, or is not, ‘welfare’ expenditure is broad and ... More


Introduction

Peter A. Kemp and Caroline Glendinning

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/9781861348562.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine the twin issues of cash and care – and the relationships between them – in the contemporary welfare state. It ... More


Conclusion

Amir Paz-Fuchs

in Welfare to Work: Conditional Rights in Social Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237418
eISBN:
9780191717192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237418.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

A vast terrain lies between basic, unconditional income policy and some of the conditions incorporated in modern welfare-to-work programmes. The purpose of this book is to assess the fairness of ... More


New Labour, Welfare, and Distribution

John Hills

in Inequality and the State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199276646
eISBN:
9780191601644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276641.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Analyses the impact of changes in tax and social security policy since the New Labour government came into office in the UK in May 1997. Looks at the challenges the Blair government faced in 1997 and ... More


For Whose Benefit?: The Everyday Realities of Welfare Reform

Ruth Patrick

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447333463
eISBN:
9781447333517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333463.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

How is welfare reform anticipated, experienced and reflected upon by those directly affected? What protection do the social rights of citizenship offer to those in receipt on out-of-work benefits? Is ... More


Selling Welfare Reform: Work-First and the New Common Sense of Employment

Frank Ridzi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814775936
eISBN:
9780814777374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814775936.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The 1996 Welfare Reform Act promised to end welfare as we knew it. This book uses rich ethnographic detail to examine how new welfare-to-work policies, time limits, and citizenship documentation ... More


The Neglected Role of Community Narratives in Culturally Anchored Prevention and Public Policy

Hirokazu Yoshikawa and Maria A. Ramos Olazagasti

in Empowering Settings and Voices for Social Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195380576
eISBN:
9780199864508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380576.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter outlines some of the ways in which a community narrative perspective can enrich culturally anchored work, using examples from three studies related to HIV prevention, welfare-to-work ... More


Introduction

Amir Paz-Fuchs

in Welfare to Work: Conditional Rights in Social Policy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237418
eISBN:
9780191717192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237418.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This introductory chapter sets out the structure of the book and provides summaries for each of the following chapters.


What Happens When Abusers Follow Women to Work?

Lisa D. Brush

in Poverty, Battered Women, and Work in U.S. Public Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195398502
eISBN:
9780199897483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398502.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Conventional wisdom assumes that work requirements give women an escape route or greater leverage in their abusive relationships and give men material incentives to support and encourage women’s ... More


Disability and employment in the United States: the intersection of healthcare reform and welfare-to-work policy

Randall Owen, Robert Gould, and Sarah Parker Harris

in Disabled people, work and welfare: Is employment really the answer?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318323
eISBN:
9781447318347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318323.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter analyses welfare to work policy for disabled people in the United States in the context of healthcare reform. The chapter begins by describing the national policy context in the United ... More


A new welfare settlement? The Coalition government and welfare-to-work

Alan Deacon and Ruth Patrick

in The Conservative Party and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424334
eISBN:
9781447303718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424334.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter tries to address three questions: First, what are the central features of the welfare-to-work programmes that were developed by New Labour and will now be expanded and intensified by the ... More


Citizenship and the activation of social protection: a comparative approach

Jean-Claude Barbier

in The changing face of welfare: Consequences and outcomes from a citizenship perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345929
eISBN:
9781447303701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345929.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The activation of social protection is one of the most important current transformations of social protection across Europe. However, there is disagreement about how it should be interpreted. This ... More


Beyond lone parents: extending welfare-to-work to disabled people and the young unemployed

Bruce Stafford

in The welfare we want?: The British challenge for American reform

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344083
eISBN:
9781447303992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344083.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

In contrast to the USA, the UK has gone beyond targeting welfare-to-work at lone parents and has embraced other client groups. This chapter explores how a generic, caseworker model of welfare-to-work ... More


Addressing worklessness post the financial crisis

Ines Newman

in Promoting social cohesion: Implications for policy and evaluation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426956
eISBN:
9781447303084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426956.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter raises issues about welfare-to-work policies and how they are currently evaluated. It first explores the influence of the 2008/09 recession in terms of different groups in the labour ... More


Origins and effects of New Labour’s workfare state: modernisation or variations on old themes?

Mick Carpenter and Stuart Speeden

in Beyond the workfare state: Labour markets, equalities and human rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348739
eISBN:
9781447301547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348739.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the origins and impact of New Labour's welfare-to-work policies. It presents a review and critical assessment of the economic and social policies in the workfare state up to and ... More


Tackling ignorance, promoting social mobility: education policy 1948 and 2008

Ruth Lupton and Howard Glennerster

in Social Policy Review 21: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2009

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423733
eISBN:
9781447303480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423733.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter provides a useful counterpoint, drawing on feminist scholarship to highlight the gendered nature of policy designed to tackle the evil of ‘idleness’. It points to the dilemma, ... More


Human dignity and social policy

Chak Kwan and Graham Bowpitt

in Human dignity and welfare systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344311
eISBN:
9781447302551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344311.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers the concepts of human dignity and social policy, starting with an example of the treatment of Iraqi prisoners at the hands of American soldiers. It moves on to a discussion of ... More


Human dignity and the classification of welfare states

Chak Kwan and Graham Bowpitt

in Human dignity and welfare systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344311
eISBN:
9781447302551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344311.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers the two issues that have emerged from studying the dignity of unemployed persons in Sweden, China, the UK, and Hong Kong. The first issue is the application of human dignity to ... More


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