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Ellison, Nicholas and Chris Pierson eds., 200301, Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.


Ellison, Nicholas and Chris Pierson eds., 200301, Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 18+382p $43.27 ISBN-10: 1403900213 [amazon]



Ellison, Nicholas and Chris Pierson, 200301, "Introduction: Developments in British Social Policy," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 1-14.

Evans, Mark and Phil Cerny, 200301, "Globalization and Socil Policy," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 19-40.

Peters, B. Guy, 200301, "Governance and the Welfare State," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 41-55.

MacGregor, Susanne, 200301, "Social Exclusion," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 56-74.

Lewis, Jane, 200301, "Responsibilities and Rights: Changing the Balance," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 75-89.

Lewis, Jane, 200301, "'Difference' and Socila Policy," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 90-109.

Finn, Dan, 200301, "Employment Policy," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 111-28.

Deacon, Alan, 200301, "Social Security Policy," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 129-42.

Ford, Janet, 200301, "Housing Policy," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 143-59.

Atkinson, Rob, 200301, "Urban Policy," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 160-76.

Brehony, Kevin J. amd Rosemary Deem, 200301, "Education Policy," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 177-93.

Glendinning, Caroline, 200301, "Health Policies," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 194-210.

Morris, Jenny, 200301, "Community Care or Independent Living?," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 211-28.

Newburn, Tim, 200301, "Criminal Justice Policy," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 229-46.

Page, Mattherw, 200301, "Transport and Social Policy," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 247-67.

Regan, Sue, 200301, "Paying for Welfare in the 21st Century," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 269-85.

Geyer, Robert, 200301, "The European Union and British Social Policy," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 286-300.

Burrows, Roger, 200301, "Information and Communication Technologies and Social Policy," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 301-16.

Fitzpatrick, Tony, 200301, "Environmentalism and Social Policy," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 317-32.

Shakespeare, Tom, 200301, "Genetics and Social Policy: New Science, Old Issues," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 333-44.

Pierson, Chris and Nick Ellison, 200301, "Conclusion: New Labour, New Welfare State?," Nicholas Ellison and Chris Pierson eds., Developments in British Social Policy 2, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 345-50.



Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Notes on Contributors
Acknowledgemnets

Introduction: Developments in British Social Policy
@'Globalization', Retrenchment and National Welfare systems / British Social Plicy in Historical and Contemporary Perspective / Where Are We Now? / Developments in British Social Policy: Looking Ahead

Part 1 Themes and Debates in Contemporary Social Policy and Social Policy

Introduction

1. Globalization and Socil Policy
@The Rise of Competition State / The Competition State and British Social Policy / New Labour and the Competition State / The Post-welfare Contracting State as a Core Feature of the Competition State / The New Deal / Pension Policy / Working Families' Tax Credit, Social Policy in a Competition State / Further Reading

2. Governance and the Welfare State
@Changes in the Welfare State / The Logics for Changing Social Programmes / Delivering Public Programmes: Transformations in Instruments / Patterns of Involving Private Sector Organizations / The Use of Regulation / Conclusion / Further Reading / Notes

3. Social Exclusion
@Discourses of Social Exclusion / Theories of Social Exclusion / Researching Social Exclusion in Britain / New Labour Policies on Social Exclusion / Evaluation of New Labour Initiatives on Social Exclusion / Conclusion / Further Reading

4. Responsibilities and Rights: Changing the Balance
@The Emergence of a New Welfare Model / Responsibilities as Opportunity / A New Welfare Model - Work for All? / Conclusion / Further Reading / Notes

5. 'Difference' and Socila Policy
@Clarification of Terminology / New Social Movements and the Issue of Difference / Developments in Social Theory: The Production of Social Difference / Approaching Social Differences of Gender and Ethnicity: The New Orthodoxies / Rethinking the Universal / Further Reading


Part 2 Evaluating New Labour's Social Policy

Introduction

6. Employment Policy
@New Labour's Legacy: Remaking the Link Between Job Search and Benefit Entitlement / Workfare, Redefining Full Employment and Welfare-to-work / The New Deals / New Deal Participation and Work-focused Interviews / 'Making Work Pay' / Delivering the 'Employment First Welfare State': The Employment Service and Jobcentre Plus / Evaluation and the Employment Impact of the New Deals / What Worked in the New Deal: Opening the 'Black Box' / Conclusion / Further Reading

7. Social Security Policy
@Introduction: A 'Third Way' on Social Security? / Social Security Spending: An Overview / An End to Child Poverty? / Conclusion / Further Reading

8. Housing Policy
@Housing in 1997 / Setting the Agenda / Housing Policy: Towards Homeownership / Quality and Choice in Public Housing / Conclusion / Further Reading

9. Urban Policy
@Urban Policy pre-1997 / Urban Policy post-1997 / Key Challenges / Conclusion / Further Reading / Notes

10. Education Policy
@New Labour's Public Policies: Continuties and Similarities / From School Class to Social Exclusion / School Standards / Selection and Differentiation / Excellence in Cities / Privatization / Post-compulsory Education -- New Labour and the New Labour MArket / Widening Participation in Higher Education: Who, What and Why? / Conclusion / Further Reading

11. Health Policies
@1997: The Challenges / Responses: Labour's Reforms / The Challenges of Implementation / Further Reading / Notes

12. Community Care or Independent Living?
@What Did Labour Inherit? / Setting New Labour's Policy Agenda: The Modernising Social Services White Paper / Tackling the Health and Social Care Divide / Who Pays for Community Care? / Older People and Community Care / People with Learning Disabilities and Community Care / Disabled People and Community Care / National Strategy for Carers / Monitoring Performance / Unresolved Issues / Conclusion / Further Reading / Notes

13. Criminal Justice Policy
@Managerialism and Youth Justice Reform / The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 and Partnership Working / The Probation Service and 'What Works?' / Better Late than Never? Police Reform / Modernization, the Courts and Sentencing / Crime, Government and Image MAnagement / Conclusion / Further Reading / Notes

14. Transport and Social Policy
@Transport -- A Social Policy? / Transport Policy to 1997 / New Labour -- New Transport Policy? / The Transport White Paper and Transport Act 2000 / The Ten-year Plan for Transport / The Fuel Crisis / Trouble on the Trains / How Has New Labour Fared? / Where Next? / Further Reading


Part 3 New Challenges: Social Policy in a New Century

Introduction

15. Paying for Welfare in the 21st Century
@The Importance of Taxation / Shifting the Debate on Tax and Spend / The Irrelevance of Public-Private Partnerships / Paying of Health / Paying for Pensions / Paying for Welfare: What Next? / Further Reading

16. The European Union and British Social Policy
@What Does EU Social Policy Look Like? / Current Developments / How Does EU Social Policy Look Like? / Current Developments / How Does EU Social Policy Interact with UK Social Policy? / Has New Labour Significantly Altered EU-UK Social Policy Interaction? / Is There a Theoretical Framework for Understanding This Interaction? / Does the EU Help or Hinder UK Social Policy? / Further Reading / Notes

17. Information and Communication Technologies and Social Policy
@Social Policy in a World of Networks and Flows / ICTs and the Institutions of the Welfare State / Social Policy and the Emergence of Virtual Self-help / Critique of Information / Further Reading

18. Environmentalism and Social Policy
@The Principle of Sustainability / Critique of Welfare / New Labour, New Environment? / Toward Green Social Policies / Conclusion / Further Reading

19. Genetics and Social Policy: New Science, Old Issues
@Overview of Recent Developments in Genetics / Implications for Health Care / Implications for Social Groups / Conclusion / Further Reading


Conclusion: New Labour, New Welfare State?


References
Index



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