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New Labour and managerialism: privatizing the welfare state?

Mooney, Gerry (2001). New Labour and managerialism: privatizing the welfare state? In: Lavalette, Michael and Pratt, Alan eds. Social Policy: A Conceptual and Theoretical Introduction (2nd edition). London: Sage, pp. 193–312.

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The second edition of a textbook for first-year undergraduates studying social policy. The aim is to outline and introduce the conceptual and analytical tools essential to the study of the subject. Material is organized into sections outlining competing interpretations of the social world based on the perspectives of social democracy, neo- liberalism, and Marxism; looking at critical perspectives on welfare provision; and examining a number of issues and debates within social policy.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-7619-6952-7, 978-0-7619-6952-5
Extra Information: 3rd ed published 2006
Keywords: Social policy; Public welfare;
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Social Policy and Criminology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research (ICCCR)
OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
Item ID: 17637
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Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2009 13:05
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 10:08
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