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Bill Jordan

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9781847420800

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847420800.001.0001

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Institutions and culture

Institutions and culture

(p.149) eight Institutions and culture
Welfare and well-being

Bill Jordan

Policy Press

This chapter examines the roles of culture and contract in the construction, subversion and maintenance of institutions, and the consequences of these processes for welfare and well-being. Discussed in this chapter are: negotiating culture; institutions, change and value; and the illusion of autonomy.

Keywords:   culture, contract, institutions, welfare, well-being, autonomy

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