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Risk and Citizenship : Key Issues in Welfare - Rosalind Edwards

Risk and Citizenship

Key Issues in Welfare

By: Rosalind Edwards (Editor), Judith Glover (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 3rd July 2001
ISBN: 9780415241588
Number Of Pages: 208

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Contemporary welfare provision poses serious challenges for social policy. Large and rapid changes are said to be taking place in the way we live, work and relate to each other, characterised by anxiety and insecurity.Risk and Citizenship explores how new and diffrent forms of citizenship are evolving in the context of this 'risk society' and the implications for the development of social policy at both the macro and micro level.
This spirited and informed collection of papers by leading analysts addresses key questions related to welfare, citizenship and risk including: the nature of insecurity and social protection; the balance between inequality and egalitarianism; the relationship between governments and citizens; the parameters of citizenship; and the impact of risk assessment and risk management.
Risk and Citizenship offers a thought-provoking reading for student, practitioner or policy-maker. It provides:
* a review of current debates about risk, citizenship and welfare
* in-depth analysis of specific policy initiatives in social security and community care
* a new typology of welfare citizenship.

Risk, Citizenship and Welfare: Introduction
Social Insecurity and Social Protection
Transparent and Messy Contracts - How Do They Serve Social Security?
Live and Let Love? Reflections on the Unfinished Sexual Revolution of our Times
Widening the Scope of Social Policy: Families, Financial Services and the Impact of Technology
Complex Inequalities - Redistribution, Class and Gender
'Work for Those Who Can, Security for Those Who Cannot': A Third Way in Social Security Reform or Fractured Social Citizenship
Managing the Risk of Unemployment: Is Welfare Restructuring Undermining Support for Social Security?
Managing the Body: Competing Approaches to Risk Assessment in Community Care
Social Insecurity and the Informal Economy: Survival Strategies on a South London Estate
Social Capital and Waves of Innovation in the Risk Society
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ISBN: 9780415241588
ISBN-10: 0415241588
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 3rd July 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1

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