The Welfare State Reader
2nd Revised edition
Welfare State Reader by Christopher Pierson
Book DescriptionThe second edition of this highly respected reader, has been comprehensively overhauled, bringing it wholly up-to-date with contemporary discussions about this most crucial area of social and political life. As well as bringing together classic debates, it constitutes an invaluable guide to what is happening at the cutting-edge of welfare research.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780745635569
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 13-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This volume traces the development of ideas about property in the Western world from the early eighteenth century, through the Enlightenment and the experience of the French Revolution to the critical stance of socialists and anarchists in the nineteenth century.
Welfare State Reader, Paperback (November 2013)
The Welfare State Reader has established itself as a vital source of outstanding original research since its original appearance in 2000.
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* Third edition of an established key text on the welfare state. * Offers comprehensive and remarkably well-informed introduction to classic and contemporary debates, as well as the future of welfare. * Draws on an international range of examples and literature, including US, continental and northern Europe.
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Author Biography - Christopher Pierson
C. Pierson, Professor of Politics at the University of Nottingham F. Castles, Professor of Social and Public Policy at the University of Edinburgh
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