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New Risks, New Welfare: Signposts for Social Policy

New Risks, New Welfare: Signposts for Social Policy

Nick Manning (Editor), Ian Shaw (Editor), Catherine Jones Finer (Series Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-631-22042-8

Aug 2000, Wiley-Blackwell

168 pages

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$41.95

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This exceptional collection, the third in the Broadening Perspectives on Social Policy series, explores the profound changes currently underway which will have significant implications for the future of social policy. New Risks, New Welfare provides a look at the likely developments in social policy and welfare that will occur in the twenty-first century. Taking an historical as well as a speculative perspective, this book looks at social change, types of welfare systems and changes in work - including welfare work - to navigate a likely course in the new millennium.
1. Introduction: The Millennium and Social Policy: Nick Manning and Ian Shaw (University of Nottingham).

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).

"If essay collections were ranked like boxes of chocolate assortments, New Risks, New Welfare would deserve a place among the hand-made connoisseur collections. It is packed with delights." Professor Robert Pinker, London School of Economics and Political Science <!--end-->

"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

* Discusses a wide range of policy areas.
* Identifies trends for the future of social policy.