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Promoting welfare?Government information policy and social citizenship$
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Penny Leonard

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9781861344885

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861344885.001.0001

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(p.1) One Introduction
Promoting welfare?

Penny Leonard

Policy Press

This chapter discusses the link between citizenship and information. It places the study within the context of the ‘risk society’, power relations, and the policymaking process. The latter portion of the chapter describes the overall approach and outline of the study and establishes the scope of the book.

Keywords:   citizenship, information, risk society, policymaking process, power relations

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