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Agents of the Welfare State

How Caseworkers Respond to Need in the United States, Germany, and Sweden

by Christopher J. Jewell

  • 144 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Comparative Government,
  • Public Welfare Work,
  • Social Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Political Science / Social Services & Welfare,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Social Work,
  • Germany,
  • Public welfare,
  • Sweden,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11642930M
    ISBN 101403984115
    ISBN 109781403984111

    The Welfare State is a key policy issue of the s. The essays in this book depart from much of the recent economic debate in emphasising the positive contributions of the Welfare State, and in assessing its efficiency in relation to the objectives which it is intended to achieve. (ebook) Agents of the Welfare State () from Dymocks online store. This book shows how responsiveness in European welfare. Australia’s leading bookseller for years.

    BOOK Contents. INTRODUCTION 1. ANIMAL WELFARE ACT 5 § Congressional statement of policy 5 State, andlocal governmental bodies by Secretary of Agriculture ii. BLUE BOOK. Table of Contents § Oficers, agents, and employees of licensees. A splendid book A devastating critique of the welfare state. --Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize-Winning Economist No more effective indictment of the welfare state has been published than that which appears between the covers of James Bartholomew's The Welfare State We're In. Reviews:

    Agents of the Welfare State: How Caseworkers Respond to Need in the United States, Germany, and Sweden Article in Contemporary Sociology 37(5) September with 22 Reads. Book Review: Christopher Jewell Agents of the Welfare State: How Caseworkers Respond to Need in the United States, Germany and Sweden. Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, , pp., £ (hbk.


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Agents of the Welfare State by Christopher J. Jewell Download PDF EPUB FB2

'Agents of the Welfare State is not about the usual grand 'worlds of welfare capitalism' but about the soldiers on the front-line. It is about social case workers in action: 'entitlement scholars' in Germany, 'consultation experts' in Sweden, and 'eligibility technicians' in the United States.

'Agents of the Welfare State is not about the usual grand 'worlds of welfare capitalism' but about the soldiers on the front-line. It is about social case workers in action: 'entitlement scholars' in Germany, 'consultation experts' Agents of the Welfare State book Sweden, and 'eligibility technicians' in the United by: This book shows how responsiveness in European welfare programs is institutionalized through nationally distinct legal foundations, Agents of the Welfare State How Caseworkers Respond to Need in the United States, Germany, and Sweden.

Authors. How Caseworkers Respond to Need in the United States, Germany, and Sweden Christopher J. Jewell, who used a GMF grant to go on a 3-country comparison tour, has just released his book, Agents of the Welfare State, which examines how caseworkers repond.

(shelved 1 time as social-welfare) avg rating —ratings — published Want to Read saving. social welfare or public charity, organized provision of educational, cultural, medical, and financial assistance to the needy.

Modern social welfare measures may include any of the following: the care of destitute adults; the treatment of the mentally ill; the rehabilitation of criminals; the care of destitute, neglected, and delinquent children; the care and relief of the sick or handicapped.

The book’s focus on core concepts and the variety of international welfare state regimes and mechanisms for delivering social policy provides a much needed introduction to the rapidly changing concept of welfare for students on social policy, social studies, sociology and politics : Paperback.

In Agents of the Welfare State, Jewell brings us face to face with some of the real worlds of welfare, replete with all their national quirks and local idiosyncrasies.' - Stephan Leibfried, The University of Bremen'As workfare and activation policies spread across the globe,Christopher Jewell offers a much-needed comparative examination of how.

Get this from a library. Agents of the welfare state: how caseworkers respond to need in the United States, Germany, and Sweden. [Christopher J Jewell] -- Have globalization pressures and neo-liberal ideas led to convergence in how countries respond to welfare claimants.

Through ethnographic case studies of social assistance offices in the United. The argument develops a general theory of the welfare state. What is meant by a 'welfare state' will be explained in the course of the argument, but it is also important to explain what a 'general theory' is, and so what kind of book this is.

Theory in social science Theory in social science begins with the process of describing empirical. It does not systematically challenge the theology of the welfare state. I believe that most American pastors, if given a choice between (1) a massive revival coupled with state-replacing social responsibility by churches vs.

(2) no revival but with the continuation. The welfare state is a form of government in which the state protects and promotes the economic and social well-being of the citizens, based upon the principles of equal opportunity, equitable distribution of wealth, and public responsibility for citizens unable to avail themselves of the minimal provisions for a good life.

Sociologist T. Marshall described the modern welfare state as a. This book aims high, but does not always succeed. As we witness a global decline of the welfare state, we need a thoughtful and analytical review of this development covering social work's contributions to the welfare state, and the welfare state's and social work's contributions to social justice.

The Welfare State Reader has rapidly established itself as vital source of outstanding original research. In the second edition of this highly respected reader, Pierson and Castles have comprehensively overhauled the content, bringing it wholly up-to-date with contemporary discussions about this most crucial area of social and political life.

In in California, an estimatedillegal immigrant mothers had babies at public expense, and accounted for about one in five births. The costs were estimated at $ million per year, and in the state as a whole, half of all Medi-Cal (state welfare) births were to illegal immigrant mothers.

Welfare state, concept of government in which the state or a well-established network of social institutions plays a key role in the protection and promotion of the economic and social well-being of is based on the principles of equality of opportunity, equitable distribution of wealth, and public responsibility for those unable to avail themselves of the minimal provisions for a.

The Welfare State and Social Work: The Hesitant Pursuit of Social Justice critically assesses the historical, sociopolitical, and economic factors that have influenced social work policy and practice in the United viewing social welfare and social work in light of principles of social justice, this book offers a fresh perspective of their interplay and how this interaction affects.

Hayek and the Welfare State. Though Hayek had many targets in the book, the idea that socialism – state ownership of the means of production – is compatible with political freedom was certainly a chief one. at Hayek’s dire warnings about the future take _as their starting point_ a system of full socialism, that is, a system in.

The latter chapters of Wealth and Welfare States expand the book’s focus considerably, moving toward explanation and invoking welfare state literature from across the social sciences. The authors seek to account for why the United States fell behind other nations in both public assistance and social insurance cash programs, why the United.

The opposite ideological extreme portrays the advanced welfare state as a new Leviathan, a despotic master which orders citizens about at will, and which severely limits the prospects for individual freedom and self-determination. Welfare provisions cultivate, moreover, a sort of.

`The stated aim of Gendering Welfare States is to integrate mainstream and feminist approaches to the comparative analysis of the welfare state in Western Europe.

The book contains a series of essays some of which deal with the subject overall and with particular aspects of welfare state provision.Gender and Welfare State Regimes focuses on the interrelationships between aspects of the welfare state and labour market policies in structuring and transforming gender relations across a broad spectrum of countries.

The book examines the construction of gender in various government welfare policies and illustrates how the specific qualities of the welfare state reinforce or counteract gender.The book will fit well in introductory and advanced courses on welfare state policy, social work, sociology, economic history, institutional economics and political science.

In all these disciplines, the case of Sweden has always provoked interest and debate, due to Sweden’s combination of prosperity, equality and extensive welfare state.