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Title Towards more democracy in social services : models and culture of welfare / edited by Gaby Flosser, Hans-Uwe Otto
Published Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, 1998


Description 1 online resource (xi, 419 pages)
Series International studies on childhood and adolescence ; 6
International studies on childhood and adolescence ; 6.
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- Towards More Democracy in Social Services: Models and Culture of Welfare -- Part I The Welfare Approach -- The End of Progressivism: Paradigmatic Shifts and Social Welfare -- Consumers, Citizens and Coproducers � A Pluralistic Perspective on Democracy in Social Services -- Social Service Delivery: The More Demand, the More Democracy? -- Civil Society and the Welfare State -- Does Welfare Lead to Dependency? Effectiveness and Undesirable Side-Effects of Welfare Institutions -- Social Rights, Power and the Democratization of Social Services
The Scandinavian Social Service ModelWelfare, Democracy and Social Work -- Democratization � The Recovering of the Political in Social Work -- Part II The Organizational Approach -- The Organizational Construction of Social Citizenship -- Democratization by Modernization? The Future Development of Social Service Organization -- Personal Social Services: Changing Organizational Forms and Service. User Participation. A British Perspective on the Democratization Debate -- Client Demands and Professional Responsibility in Democratic Welfare Organizations
Old Democracy � New Quality? Transformation of Social Services in East Germany and Finland. The Case of Child DaycareCooperative Relations Within Youth Assistance � A Step Towards Democratization of Social Services? -- Children�s Participation in Child Welfare Services -- Modernizing the Youth Welfare System: The Forgotten Perspective of the Clients -- Does Democratic Rationality Extend to Social Services? Legitimation Problems in Professional Action -- Empowerment � A Challenge for Professionalization in Social Work
Privatization and Professionalization: Challenges to Social Service Delivery in the U.S. AFeminist Care Work Projects in Germany: Between Self-Help and Professional Identity -- Rising from the Ashes of Cutback, Political Warfare and Degraded Services: Community Building as a Template for Recreating the Welfare State -- Part III The Quality Approach -- Improving the Quality of Social Services: New Opportunities for Participation? -- Quality-Enhancement in the Service Society: Perspectives for Social Work
Reform and Restructuring of Social Services in the United States: Evaluating Collaborative Service ModelsClient Participation as an Instrument of Quality Assurance in Social Work: The Potential for Democratization in the �New� Quality Consciousness -- Quality Assurance of Voluntary Welfare Associations: A Question of Morals, Law, Contract or Participation? -- Self-Evaluation � The Ultimate Boot-Strap Approach? -- Contributors
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Social service.
Public welfare.
Welfare state.
Social policy.
welfare services.
public policy.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Services.
Public welfare
Social policy
Social service
Welfare state
Form Electronic book
Author Flösser, Gaby, 1962-
Otto, Hans-Uwe
ISBN 9783110875508