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Welfare reform and political theory

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Published by Russell Sage Foundation in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Great Britain,
  • United States.,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Public welfare -- United States.,
    • Public welfare -- Great Britain.,
    • Welfare recipients -- Employment -- United States.,
    • Welfare recipients -- Employment -- Great Britain.,
    • Public welfare -- Political aspects.,
    • Citizenship.,
    • United States -- Social policy -- 1993-,
    • Great Britain -- Social policy -- 1979-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementLawrence M. Mead and Christopher Beem, editors.
      ContributionsMead, Lawrence M., Beem, Christopher.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV95 .W45497 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3425554M
      ISBN 100871545950
      LC Control Number2005049000

      Winner of the W.E.B. DuBois Book Award from the National Conference of Black Political Scientists Ange-Marie Hancock argues that longstanding beliefs about poor African American mothers were the foundation for the contentious welfare reform debate that effectively "ended welfare as we know it.". The English Old Poor Law, which before provided welfare to the elderly, children, the improvident, and the unfortunate, was a bête noire of the new discipline of Political Economy. Smith, Bentham, Malthus, and Ricardo all claimed it created significant social costs and increased rather than reduced poverty. The Poor Law Amendment Act of , drafted by Political Economists, cuts.

      In this ambitious book composed of the author’s published articles, he develops practical and theoretical frameworks for social work in disability issues. Political Theory in Social and Political Philosophy. Social Welfare Theory in Philosophy of Social Science. $ used $ new Amazon page. Remove from this list Direct download.   The empirical focus of this book-length work is the contentious political and legal battle over California welfare reform in the early s. It is an extended, multifaceted case study of a kind not much found in the literature on social cause lawyering.

      US welfare reform eliminates social rights and caregiving as bases for making claims; it expands the role of the market; and it marks a shift in patterns of stratification toward gender `sameness', in that mothers and fathers must be employed. This collection provides a focal point for the study and analysis of welfare in developed societies. It comprises the key contributions that have been made to the understanding of welfare by leading theorists and researchers of social policy from the last century to the present day.


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2 Welfare Reform and Political Theory damned welfare reform as a moral and political disaster, bound to force thousands of poor families into the streets. Several years later, it is clear that neither the best nor the worst predictions have come to pass. American and British welfare caseloads have sharply declined, and many former recipi.

Welfare Reform and Political Theory is unified by a common set of questions. The contributors come from across the political spectrum, each bringing different perspectives to bear. Carole Pateman argues that welfare reform has compromised the very tenets of democracy by tying the idea of citizenship to participation in the : Paperback.

Welfare Reform and Political Theory is unified by a common set of questions. The contributors come from across the political spectrum, each bringing different perspectives to bear.

Carole Pateman argues that welfare reform has compromised the very tenets of democracy by tying the idea of citizenship to participation in the by: Welfare Reform and Political Theory is unified by a common set of questions. The contributors come from across the political spectrum, each bringing different perspectives to bear.

Carole Pateman argues that welfare reform has compromised the very tenets of democracy by tying the idea of citizenship to participation in the marketplace. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: A summary of welfare reform / Lawrence M.

Mead --Another way forward: welfare, social reproduction, and a basic income / Carole Pateman --Making people work: democratic consequences of workfare / Desmond King --Is conditionality illiberal. Anna Marie Smith has a sound understanding of postfoundational political theory, as evidenced in her book on Laclau & Mouffe.

In Welfare Reform and Sexual Regulation she puts such political theory to work in an analysis of social policy, esp. family law and welfare reforms of the s, to show the reader how these are not just economic by: Welfare reform and political theory book other theory analysts, drawing on traditional UK scholarship and policy.

Gough’s (7) book was an attempt to outline a political economy of wel-fare drawing on the Marxist tradition, and chapter 4 explains how Marxists see the origins of the welfare state as the adaptation of capitalist economies.

Welfare reform and political theory. [Christopher Beem; Lawrence M Mead;] Restoring the Civic Value of Care in a Post-Welfare Reform Society / Christopher BeemChapter 8. Welfare Reform and Citizenship / Lawrence M. Mead; Chapter 9. The Political Psychology of Redistribution: Implications for Welfare Reform / Amy L.

Wax; Chapter The Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism is an influential book on comparative politics and political theory written by Danish sociologist Gøsta Esping-Andersen, published in The work is Esping-Andersen's most influential and highly cited work, outlining three main types of welfare states, in which modern developed capitalist nations cluster.

The work occupies seminal status in the. During the s the United States undertook the greatest social policy reform since the Social Security Act of In Welfare Reform: Effects of a Decade of Change, Jeffrey Grogger and Lynn Karoly assemble evidence from numerous studies, including nearly three dozen social experiments, to assess how welfare reform has affected behavior.

To broaden our understanding of this wide-ranging. Mead has written three books, coauthored one book, and edited or coedited three others, all of them on poverty and/or government welfare policies.

Government Matters, his study of welfare reform in Wisconsin, was a Co-winner of the Louis Brownlow Book Award (), which is given by the National Academy of Public Administration.

Bill Clinton‘s presidential campaign placed welfare reform at its center, claiming that his proposal would “end welfare as we have come to know it.”.

Four years later, with a Republican. In this book Joel Handler, a national expert on welfare, points out the fallacies in the current proposals for welfare reform, arguing that they merely recycle old remedies that have not worked. He analyzes the prejudice that has historically existed against "the undeserving poor" and shows that the stereotype of the inner-city woman of color.

First in the states, and then nationally, welfare reform became one of the public policy successes of the s. Is Charles Murray showing us the way again. I haven't finished the book, and I. This article analyzes the strategic use of public policy as a tool for reshaping public opinion.

In the s, “progressive revisionists” argued that, by reforming welfare, liberals could free the Democratic Party of a significant electoral liability, reduce the race-coding of poverty politics, and produce a public more willing to invest in anti-poverty by: This bold book instead pushes us to connect it to a wide range of political issues.

Understanding incisively how neoliberalism, culture wars, and race have transformed reproduction, Briggs shows us how we can use reproductive justice seriously to influence policy.”—Dána-Ain Davis, coauthor of Battered Black Women and Welfare Reform. Welfare’s history can be traced from its eighteenth-century origins to its present-day manifestations.

The second edition of this standard resource explores the unique relationship of the United States to welfare in a new final chapter. ISBN Cloth $xx CUSA ISBN Paper $x CUSA Pages 5 5/16 x 8 1/2 December. This book, first published inbuilds on institutionalist theory in both economics and political science to offer a general political economy framework for the study of welfare capitalism.

This is the first book to compare the distinctive welfare states of Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe. Stephan Haggard and Robert Kaufman trace the historical origins of social policy in these regions to crucial political changes in the mid-twentieth century, and show how the legacies of these early choices are influencing welfare reform following democratization and globalization.

Changing Welfare States is is a major new examination of the wave of social reform that has swept across Europe over the past two decades. In a comparative fashion, it analyses reform trajectories and political destinations in an era of rapid socioeconomic restructuring, including the critical impact of the global financial crisis on welfare state futures.

The book is highly recommended as a brief and intelligent excursion into the welfare swamp."—Edgar F. Borgatta, Political Processes "Gilbert's latest book on the welfare state is most timely given the current debate on welfare reform, a debate that at times has created confusion and touched on the irrational.Poverty and Welfare in the American Founding.

Despite the successes of the welfare reform, the welfare system as a whole has grown since then. Author of The Political Theory of the.

Anna Marie Smith's Welfare Reform and Sexual Regulation is pathbreaking on several fronts. The author critically builds upon diverse areas of scholarship, including race studies, theories of labour and class, welfare regime studies, post-structuralist gender and sexuality theory, emancipatory feminist studies, political theories of democracy.