The Double Crisis of the Welfare State and What We Can Do About it

The Double Crisis of the Welfare State and What We Can Do About it

By: Peter Taylor-Gooby (author)Hardback

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This book analyses the immediate challenges from headlong cuts, root-and-branch restructuring and the longer-term pressures from population ageing. It demonstrates that a more humane and generous welfare state that will build social inclusiveness is possible and shows how it can be achieved.

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Peter Taylor-Gooby is Professor of Social Policy at the University of Kent, UK. He chairs the British Academy New Paradigms in Public Policy Programme and the HEFCE Social Work and Social Policy Panel. His recent publications include New Paradigms in Public Policy , Reframing Social Citizenship , Risk in Social Science (with Jens Zinn), Ideas and the Welfare State , and New Risks, New Welfare .


1. The Double Crisis of the Welfare State 2. Why Add Restructuring to Cut-Backs? Explaining the New Policy Direction 3. Addressing the Double Crisis: The Welfare State Trilemma 4. Responding to the Trilemma: Affordable Policies to Make Popular Mass Services More Inclusive 5. Making Generous and Inclusive Policies Politically Feasible

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/04/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137328106
  • Format: Hardback, Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 152
  • ID: 9781137328106
  • weight: 347
  • ISBN10: 113732810X

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