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Welfare state capitalism and health

Clare Bambra

in Work, Worklessness, and the Political Economy of Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588299
eISBN:
9780191731372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588299.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the development of the welfare state from a political economy perspective. Initially, the emergence of post-war welfare state capitalism is examined, and subsequently ... 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


Introduction: towards a better workfare state, or one beyond it?

Mick Carpenter, Stuart Speeden, and Belinda Freda

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/9781861348739.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This introductory chapter discusses the possibility of a shifting from the current trend in the United Kingdom to a more disciplinary ‘workfare state’. The first section is on the development of a ... More


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