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Malcolm Harrison

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9781861343055

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861343055.001.0001

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Structural factors and social regulation

Structural factors and social regulation

(p.54) Three Structural factors and social regulation
Housing, social policy and difference

Malcolm Harrison

Cathy Davis

Policy Press

This chapter explores the factors and features that shape choices on regulation. It begins by discussing the structural factors and oppression, and tries to explain why one favours the idea of modes of regulation. A review of social control, support, and the management of consumption in the welfare state is provided. The chapter then briefly addresses the topic of ideologies, discourses, and language, before ending with a discussion of citizenship.

Keywords:   regulation, structural factors, oppression, modes of regulation, social control, consumption management, welfare state, citizenship

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