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Social Policy Review 26: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2014

Kevin Farnsworth, Zoë Irving, and Menno Fenger

Abstract

Since the 2008 economic crisis, each year has brought new challenges to welfare states. This important annual volume with contributions from an exciting mix of internationally renowned experts within the social policy community examines the economic and political challenges that have confronted governments, and highlights the diverse ways in which nations have responded. Part One explores the most pressing questions confronting British social policy, from the school-leaving age, employment, in-work benefits to taxation. Part Two examines the political and professional dilemmas involved in the ... More

Keywords: welfare states, economic crisis, social policy, political challenges, employment, benefits, social care, health, labour market

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9781447315568
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447315568.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kevin Farnsworth, editor
University of Sheffield

Zoë Irving, editor
University of Sheffield

Menno Fenger, editor
Erasmus University Rotterdam

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Introduction

Kevin Farnsworth, Zoë Irving, and Menno Fenger

Part One The British welfare state

Part Two The Social Policy Association Conference 2013

SEVEN Social Impact Bonds: Shifting the Boundaries of Citizenship

Stephen Sinclair, Neil McHugh, Leslie Huckfield, Michael Roy and Cam Donaldson

Part three towards integrated services? The integration of social policies and other policy domains

Thirteen Rescaling Inequality? Welfare Reform and Local Variation in Social Assistance Payments

Michael Hill, Renate Minas, Olof Bäckman, Vibeke Jakobsen, Tomas Korpi, Thomas Lorentzen and Timo Kauppinen1

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