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Title Postmodernity and the fragmentation of welfare / edited by John Carter
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1998


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Description viii, 294 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Preludes, introductions and meanings / John Carter -- 2. Studying social policy after modernity / John Carter -- 3. Postmodernism, poststructuralism and social policy / John R. Gibbins -- 4. Oppositional postmodern theory and welfare analysis: anti-oppressive practice in a postmodern frame / Martin O'Brien and Sue Penna -- 5. Quality assurance and evaluation in social work in a postmodern era / Barbara Fawcett and Brid Featherstone -- 6. 'One step beyond': critical social policy in a 'postmodern' Britain? / Kirk Mann -- 7. Postmodernity and the future of welfare: whose critiques, whose social policy? / Suzy Croft and Peter Beresford -- 8. New horizons? New insights? Postmodernising social policy and the case of sexuality / Jean Carabine -- 9. Reopening the gift: race and the critique of normative social policy / Chris Smaje
10. Individualisation processes and social policy: insecurity, reflexivity and risk in the restructuring of contemporary British health and housing policies / Sarah Nettleton and Roger Burrows -- 11. Thriving on chaos? Managerialisation and social welfare / John Clarke -- 12. Performativity and fragmentation in 'postmodern schooling' / Stephen J. Ball -- 13. Post-Betty Fordism and neo-liberal drug policies / Robin Bunton -- 14. Welfare direct: informatics and the emergence of self-service welfare? / Brian D. Loader -- 15. The delivery of welfare: the associationist vision / Paul Hoggett and Simon Thompson -- 16. Globalisation, fragmentation and local welfare citizenship / Allan Cochrane -- 17. Postmodernity and Social Europe / Norman Ginsburg
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available online
Subject Postmodernism -- Great Britain.
Public welfare -- Great Britain.
Welfare state.
Great Britain -- Social policy -- 1979-
Author Carter, John, 1961-
LC no. 97026563
ISBN 0415163919 (hardcover)
0415163927 (paperback)