Living in Dangerous Times: Fear, Insecurity, Risk and Social Policy (Broadening Perspectives in Social Policy)

Living in Dangerous Times: Fear, Insecurity, Risk and Social Policy (Broadening Perspectives in Social Policy)

By: David Denney (editor)Paperback

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Through a series of essays by leading social public policy experts, Living in Dangerous Times analyzes the impact of fear on the development of social policy in the UK in the post 9-11 - and 7/11 - world. Incorporates an approach that pushes back traditional views of what the study of social policy should be about Features essays by leading scholars that combine original theories with empirical data Analyzes the complexities of policy development and governance in a world suffused with fear and uncertainty Addresses critical contemporary questions for policy makers and policy analysts

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David Denney is Professor of Social and Public Policy, Royal Holloway, University of London.


Notes on Contributors 1. Editorial Introduction (David Denney). 2. Fear, Human Rights and New Labour Policy Post-9/11 (David Denney). 3. Does Difference Make a Difference in Financial Planning for Risk? (Deborah Quilgars, Anwen Jones and David Abbott). 4. The Great Cut: The Support for Private Modes of Social Evasion by Public Policy (Rowland Atkinson). 5. Risk and Public Protection: Responding to Involuntary and 'Taboo' Risk (Hazel Kemshall and Jason Wood). 6. Social Policy beyond Fear: The Globalization of Strangeness, the 'War on Terror' and 'Spaces of Wonder' (Chris Rumford). 7. Fear and Security: A Vulnerability-led Policy Response (Frank Furedi). 8. Child Protection Social Work: Risks of Fears and Fears of Risks - Impossible Tasks from Impossible Goals? (Brian Littlechild). 9. Fear of Others: Social Exclusion and the European Crisis of Solidarity (Gerard Delanty). 10. 'We Don't Have to Take This': Zero Tolerance of Violence against Health Care Workers in a Time of Insecurity (Jonathan Gabe and Mary Ann Elston). 11. Afterword: Risk and Welfare (Bent Greve). Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/06/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781405191760
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 168
  • ID: 9781405191760
  • weight: 256
  • ISBN10: 1405191767

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