New Risks, New Welfare: Signposts for Social Policy
August 2000, Wiley-Blackwell
2. The Changing Governance of Welfare: Recent Trends in its Primary Functions, Scale and Modes of Coordination: Bob Jessop (Lancaster University).
3. Resources for Social Policy: Ian Shaw (University of Nottingham).
4. Social Politics and Policy in an Era of Globalization: Critical Reflections: Nicola Yeates (Queen's University of Belfast).
5. The Welfare Modelling Business: Peter Abrahamson (University of Copenhagen).
6. Social Security in a Rapidly Changing Environment: The Case of the Post-communist Transformation: Gaspar Fajth (Innocenti Research Centre, UNICEF).
7. Employment, Industrial Relations and Social Policy: New Life in an Old Connection: Colin Crouch (European University Institute, Florence).
8. Culture: The Missing Variable in Understanding Social Policy? John Baldock (University of Kent at Canterbury).
9. 'Risk Society': the Cult of Theory and the Millennium? Robert Dingwall (University of Nottingham).
Ian Shaw, Dr, University of Nottingham, School of Sociology and Social Policy. On the Executive of the Social Policy Association. His recent research has focused upon Health concerns and he is deputy director of the Centre for Research in Medical Sociology and Health Policy. He holds current projects examining the work of the Mental Health Act Commission and various issues in Quality Assurance. He has published 2 books dealing with Policy Evaluation and recent publications include work on Scandinavian Welfare States, Mental Health, and Social Administration. He has a forthcoming book exploring various theoretical approaches to mental health and illness.
* Identifies trends for the future of social policy.
"Provides a view of the likely developments in social policy and welfare that will occur in the twenty-first century. Taking a historical as well as speculative perspective, looks at social change, types of welfare systems and changes in work - including welfare work." International Social Security Review