Risk and Citizenship
Key Issues in Welfare
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Risk and Citizenship by Rosalind Edwards
Book DescriptionContemporary welfare provision poses serious challenges for social policy. Large and rapid changes are said to be taking place in the way we live, work and relate to each other, characterised by anxiety and insecurity.Risk and Citizenship explores how new and diffrent forms of citizenship are evolving in the context of this 'risk society' and the implications for the development of social policy at both the macro and micro level. This spirited and informed collection of papers by leading analysts addresses key questions related to welfare, citizenship and risk including: the nature of insecurity and social protection; the balance between inequality and egalitarianism; the relationship between governments and citizens; the parameters of citizenship; and the impact of risk assessment and risk management. Risk and Citizenship offers a thought-provoking reading for student, practitioner or policy-maker. It provides: * a review of current debates about risk, citizenship and welfare * in-depth analysis of specific policy initiatives in social security and community care * a new typology of welfare citizenship.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415241588
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-May-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Rosalind Edwards
Understanding Families Over Time, Hardback (June 2014)
Drawing on research from the Timescapes Study, this volume discusses the life chances and experiences of children and young people, parents and older generations. A unique qualitative longitudinal study forms the basis for the chapter contributions, delivering policy-relevant findings to address individual and family lives over time.
What is Qualitative Interviewing?, Hardback (October 2013)
With short accessibly written chapters, What is Qualitative Interviewing? explores a range of interview types and practices, and provides illuminating examples with diagrams and extracts.
International Perspectives on Racial and Ethnic Mixedness and Mixing, Hardback (May 2012)
International Perspectives on Racial and Ethnic Mixedness and Mixing is an invaluable book for students and scholars of race and ethnicity.
Key Concepts in Family Studies, Paperback (December 2010)» View all books by Rosalind Edwards
A well priced introductory student reference title for this popular, interdisciplinary field.
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