Welfare Products

  • The Strategy of Equality

    Redistribution and the Social Services, 1st Edition

    By Julian Le Grand

    Originally published in 1982 The Strategy of Equality examines public expenditure on the social services as a strategy for promoting social equality. Today there is a widespread belief that the strategy has worked and that public spending on the social services primarily benefits those less well…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
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  • Paupers

    The Making of the New Claiming Class, 1st Edition

    By Bill Jordan

    Originally published in 1973, Paupers looks at poverty through the lens of class and the Welfare State. The book examines those living in poverty, and the direct effects poverty has. The book follows the basis that the economic factors which gave rise to poverty, have little to do with the Welfare…

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  • Not Only the Poor

    The Middle Classes and the Welfare State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert E Goodin, Julian Le Grand

    Originally published in 1987 Not Only the Poor explores the self-interested involvement of the non-poor in the welfare state, particularly the middle class. Using evidence from Britain, America, and Australia, they show that the non-poor were crucial in the founding of the welfare state, and in all…

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  • Social Security and Society

    1st Edition

    By Victor George

    Originally published in 1973, Social Security and Society examines of the dominant forces that form the British social security system and argues that social security provision is not the result of concern felt by the dominant groups in society. Instead the book suggests that it is the result of…

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  • Automatic Poverty

    1st Edition

    By Bill Jordan

    Originally published in 1981, Automatic Poverty provides a much-needed alternative to the Radical Right’s analysis. The book argues that Britain’s economic decline is symptomatic of an advanced stage of industrialisation in which productive processes are increasingly mechanised, but output remains…

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  • Social Security: Beveridge and After

    1st Edition

    By Victor George

    Originally published in 1968, Social Security: Beveridge and After concentrates on the development of social security in the U.K. since the Beveridge report. The book looks at the system of Social Security, since it was unified with the Ministry of Social Security, and looks at the extent to which…

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  • The Unemployment Services

    A Report Prepared for the Fabian Society, 1st Edition

    By Polly Hill

    Originally published in 1940, The Unemployment Services provides a thorough examination of the system of unemployment relief. The book looks at fundamental proposals for the extension of necessary provisions for improving the conditions of the unemployed, and their dependents. The book provides a…

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  • The Origins of British Social Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Thane

    Originally published in 1978 The Origins of British Social Policy arose dissatisfaction with conventional approaches to the subject of welfare responsibilities in the state. This volume stresses the complexity of conscious and unconscious influences upon policy, which include such political…

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  • Privatisation and the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julian Le Grand, Ray Robinson

    Originally published in 1984, Privatisation and the Welfare State brings together a distinguished set of experts on the Welfare State and its main policy areas of health care, housing, education and transport. Each chapter provides some much-needed analysis of privatisation policies in areas where,…

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  • Freedom and the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Bill Jordan

    Originally published in 1976, Freedom and the Welfare State, critiques the Welfare State in Britain and analyses the relationship between freedom and welfare. The book considers philosophical, literary and political expressions of the ideals of liberty, and relates them to present-day issues in…

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  • Sociology and Social Welfare

    1st Edition

    By Michael Sullivan

    Originally published in 1987, Sociology and Social Welfare looks at the relationship between state and welfare in the context of a wider sociological analysis of state and society in post-war Britain. The book looks at two main concerns, the first suggests the ways in which the theory and practice…

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  • Social Welfare: Why and How?

    1st Edition

    By Noel W Timms

    Originally published in 1980, Social Welfare: Why and How? is a collection of papers contributing to the subject of welfare philosophy, and to philosophising about and doing welfare. It advances emerging arguments concerning the growth grounds and uses of social welfare. The book is divided into…

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