2 edition of Labour, social policy and the welfare state found in the catalog.
Labour, social policy and the welfare state
British-Dutch Conference on Labour History (9th 1994 Bergen, Netherlands)
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Ad Knotter, Bert Altena, Dirk Damsma (eds.).|
|Contributions||Knotter, Ad, 1952-, Altena, Bert., Damsma, D.|
|LC Classifications||HV245 .B7815 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||198 p. :|
|Number of Pages||198|
|LC Control Number||98114630|
And with social policy defining so much of what was new about New Labour, the government’s policies on welfare to work, education and the National Health Service, in particular, would be Author: Stephen Driver. Let us imagine that, after his retirement from active political life in , Otto von Bismarck would have spent the last one hundred and thirty years lecturing and researching on social policy across the world. Most recently, he worked as an unpaid advisor for the advocacy network ‘The Future of the Welfare State in the Western Balkans’.
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In Revisiting the Welfare State, Robert Page provides a persuasive, fresh and challenging account of the British welfare state since His text re-examines some of the most commonly held assumptions about the post-war welfare state and reignites the debate about its role and purpose. In this study, the social policy and the welfare state are handled with their goals, scopes, types, and problems from their historical development up to today. Social policy is a set of measures developed to protect workers against the dangers arising as a result of industrialization, in parallel to the historical development, after the Author: Esra Dundar Aravacik.
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From the shock victory of Labour at the general election, to the founding of the promised welfare state, Derek Brown trawls the archives and presents a. by Colin Crouch, University of Warwick It is curious how little traction the idea of the social investment welfare state (SIWS) has had in British social policy discussion.
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Th is chapter provides an introduction to the meanings that are File Size: 1MB. This chapter argues that the New Labour governments (–) were not a political project wholly based on neoliberal assumptions, as the “majority view” in the scholarship asserts.
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Globalisation and the Welfare State 7. Social and Labour Market Policy: The Basics is an engaging and accessible introduction to the subject, which explores the broad historical, social and economic factors which have affected the differing types of social and labour market policies found in welfare states.
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Informative and would be a good reader text book. Learnt all about social policy and welfare. Would recommend it to all social care and health courses. Good reading material.
Read more. 4 people found this helpful Actually it has got in details anything you need to know about the welfare state. it was very useful in my assignments. Read Cited by: The broad centre ground of politics, however, did support the establishment of a welfare state and this was in line with the mood of the electorate of the s; most people were not prepared to return to the harsh times of the s after making sacrifices for the war by: The welfare state of the United Kingdom comprises expenditures by the government of the United Kingdom intended to improve health, education, employment and social security.
The British system has been classified as a liberal welfare state system. Liberal reforms. Beveridge Report and Labour. 5 Historical statistics on welfare trends. The New Labour government elected in May claimed that it would modernise the welfare state, by rejecting the solutions of both the Old Left and the New Labour, new welfare state?
provides the first comprehensive examination of the social policy of New Labour; compares and contrasts current policy areas with both the Old Left and the New Right and applies the concept of the.post Labour governments.
Subsequently, it examines the revisionist social democratic stance of the Wilson and Callaghan governments in the s and s, where the welfare state was seen as having a key role to play in the pursuit of greater social equality.
It then turns its attention to the New Labour governments from to Author: Robert M. Page.This book offers a much-needed analysis of how the European Union (EU) has affected welfare state reforms in the Member States most severely hit by the economic crisis.
Bringing together leading European social policy researchers, it shows that the EU’s responses to the sovereign.