Understanding the Mixed Economy of Welfare (Paperback)

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It has long been recognized that social policy extends far beyond the welfare state. Although state provision may have dominated in Britain since 1945, there is a growing movement towards welfare pluralism a mixed economy of welfare involving private, voluntary, and informal sectors. Understanding this movement and the concepts, policies, and theories driving it is a vital ingredient in the analysis of modern social policy. This book shows how the mixed economy of welfare links with important conceptual and policy debates. Combining theoretical and empirical perspectives on the changing nature of welfare, the book explores the components of the key concepts of the mixed economy of welfare and the social division of welfare. It also analyzes the issues of the production, finance, and regulation of welfare and examines the wider international dimensions of the concepts. Written by social policy and welfare experts, the book includes useful chapter summaries, illustrative boxes an

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Publisher Univ of Chicago Pr
Mfg Part# 9781861347596
SKU 204297399
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1861347596
Release Date 2/27/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.5L x 0.75T
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