Social Policy Review 17

Martin Powell, Karen Clarke, and Linda Bauld

Social Policy Review 17

Martin Powell, Karen Clarke, and Linda Bauld

Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

320 pages
Cloth $99.00 ISBN: 9781861346704 Published June 2005 For sale in North and South America only
Social Policy Review provides students, academics and all those interested in welfare issues with detailed analyses of progress and change in areas of major interest during the past year.Contributions reflect key developments in the UK and internationally. and focus on developments and change in core UK social policy areas. Additional chapters provide in-depth analyses of topical issues in UK and international perspective, while this year's themed section is 'New Labour'.
Contents
Introduction ~ Martin Powell, Linda Bauld and Karen Clarke

Part 1: Current services
Social security and welfare reform under New Labour ~ Peter A. Kemp
New Labour's education policy: innovation or reinvention? ~ Rob Hulme and Moira Hulme; Transforming the NHS: the story in 2004 ~ Rudolf Klein
Housing in an 'opportunity society' ~ Peter Malpass
Personal Social Services ~ Ann Netten

Part 2: Current issues
Governance and social policy in Northern Ireland (1999-2004): the devolution years and postcript ~ Eithne McLaughlin
At home abroad: the presidential election of 2004, the politics of American social policy and what European readers might make of these subjects ~ Theodore Marmor; The future of health care in the UK: think-tanks and their policy prescriptions ~ Sally Ruane
Consumerism and the reform of public services: inequalities and instabilities ~ John Clarke, Nick Smith and Elizabeth Vidler
The challenges of measuring government output in the healthcare sector ~ Adriana Castelli, Diane Dawson, Hugh Gravelle and Andrew Street
Social investment perspectives and practices: a decade in British politics ~ Alexandra Dobrowolsky and Jane Jenson

Part 3: New Labour
A rootless third way: a continental European perspective on New Labour's welfare state, revisited ~ Daniel Clegg
Welfare after Thatcherism: New Labour and social democratic politics ~ Stephen Driver
A progressive consensus in the making? ~ Peter Robinson and Kate Stanley
New Labour's family policy ~ Fiona Williams
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