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Ideology and Welfare - Gary Taylor

Ideology and Welfare

Paperback Published: 1st February 2007
ISBN: 9780333929308
Number Of Pages: 186

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This wide-ranging text introduces students to the diversity of theoretical perspectives on welfare, looking at how different schools of thought have evolved, how they have responded to changing conditions, how they have conflicted, or borrowed from, one another. The book offers a clear conceptual understanding and crisp evaluation of key theorists, both illuminating the distinctiveness of each ideology and highlighting important continuities in thought. It goes on to illustrate how these theories are reflected in and challenge the development of welfare policy.

Acknowledgementsp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Liberalismp. 12
Conservatismp. 31
Social Democracyp. 52
Neo-liberalismp. 69
Third Wayp. 86
Radical Critics: Marxismp. 103
Radical Critics: Feminismp. 118
Radical Critics: Greensp. 135
Conclusionp. 151
Bibliographyp. 161
Indexp. 182
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ISBN: 9780333929308
ISBN-10: 0333929306
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 186
Published: 1st February 2007
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1