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Care, community and citizenshipResearch and practice in a changing policy context$
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Susan Balloch and Michael Hill

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9781861348715

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.001.0001

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Care, citizenship and community in Scotland

Care, citizenship and community in Scotland

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(p.41) Three Care, citizenship and community in Scotland
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Care, community and citizenship
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Alison Petch

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.003.0004

This chapter explores the extent to which policy and practice in Scotland in the key areas of care, citizenship, and community contrasts with that presented for the rest of the UK. It examines the extent to which there is evidence for difference, both before and after devolution. The chapter suggests that a succession of shifts can be identified: from a privileging of community interests evident across social welfare, housing, and community regeneration to a greater emphasis currently on partnership working, and from a concept of communal benefit to individual personalisation.

Keywords:   community care policy, social welfare, housing, personalisation

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