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Running on emptyTransport, social exclusion and environmental justice.$
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Karen Lucas

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9781861345707

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861345707.001.0001

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Locating transport as a social policy problem

Locating transport as a social policy problem

(p.6) (p.7) One Locating transport as a social policy problem
Running on empty

Lucas Karen

Policy Press

This chapter provides a brief overview of the intended role of social and public policy within advanced industrial societies and the position of the state in relation to this. It outlines the importance of transport in the welfare of citizens, both as an enabler of access to goods and services and in terms of the negative social and health impacts it can have on people's lives. In this way, the chapter presents the basic case for adopting transport as a social-policy concern and suggests some reasons why this approach has not been taken up in the past.

Keywords:   social policy, industrial societies, transport, access to goods, citizen welfare

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