5 edition of Modern thinkers on welfare found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Vic George and Robert Page.|
|Contributions||George, Victor., Page, Robert M.|
|LC Classifications||HV51 .M62 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||94042493|
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Modern Thinkers on Welfare 1st Edition by Victor George (Editor), Robert M. Page (Editor) ISBN Format: Paperback. An analysis of the life and work of the key thinkers on welfare in the past 50 years, set in the context of current debates on the role of the state in welfare provision and changing economic Read more.
Modern Thinkers on Welfare. An analysis of the life and work of the key thinkers on welfare in the past 50 years, set in the context of current debates on the role of the state in welfare provision and changing economic circumstances.
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Vic George’s Major Thinkers in Welfare approaches the study of social welfare and the welfare state in an opposite fashion. Instead of centring his analysis on policies and programs, George takes ideas and their historical development as the centre of his analysis.
With unprecedented breadth, Major Thinkers in Welfare examines a host of views and theories on a range of welfare issues—including wealth, poverty, inequality, slavery, gender, family, education, crime, and the role of governments and markets in society—from ancient Greece to the end of the nineteenth century.
Contextualizing the theorists with a look at their social values and perceptions. Professor Robert PinkerThis is the first book to examine the views of a number of theorists from ancient times to the 19th century on a range of welfare issues: wealth, poverty and inequality; slavery; gender issues and the family; child rearing and education; crime and punishment; and the role of the government vis-a-vis market provision.
Book Description: This is the first book to examine the views of a number of theorists from ancient times to the 19th century on a range of welfare issues: wealth, poverty and inequality; slavery, gender issues, and the family; child rearing and education; crime and punishment; the role of government in society; the strengths and weaknesses of government provision vis a vis market provision.
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The Policy Press. Find this book: Standard histories of social welfare in the United States tend to focus on the politics, policies and programs of the welfare state. The ideological and philosophical underpinnings of the particular historical moments. This book examines the views of a number of theorists from ancient times to the 19th century on a range of welfare issues: wealth, poverty and inequality; slavery, gender issues and the family; child rearing and education; crime and punishment; the role of government in society; and the strengths and weaknesses of government provision vis-à-vis market : Vic George.
The book also examines public choice, and the issues of provision of public goods, median voter equilibrium, government failures, efficient and optimal taxation, and intergenerational equity. The three final chapters are devoted to applied welfare economics: methods for revealing people's preferences, cost-benefit analysis, and project Cited by: 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.
an introduction to thinking about the welfare state Paul Spicker First published by Routledge, ISBN and © Paul Spicker The author retains the intellectual property. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs File Size: KB.
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 care and relief of needy families; and supervisory, educational, and constructive activity, especially for the young.
of the welfare state, including work, pensions, health care, education/training and taxation. This Reader is not intended to furnish answers set in stone, but an invitation to take a broad view of the issues and to develop one’s ideas. Welfare State and Social Democracy is the third volume in the series of Social Democracy Readers.
The new American qualifies for all forms of welfare, and at age 21 can sponsor his parents for American citizenship. In in California, an estimatedillegal immigrant mothers had babies at public expense, and accounted for about one in five births.
Major thinkers in welfare: Contemporary issues in historical perspective. This is the first book to examine the views of a number of theorists from ancient times to the 19th century on a range of welfare issues: wealth, poverty and inequality; slavery, gender Released on: Septem Classical liberalism is one of the most important of modern political and social philosophies.
Indeed, we may say that it was the efforts of believers in this set of ideas that were crucial in bringing the modern world into existence. With-out the campaigns, arguments, thinking and analysis ofFile Size: 1MB. This book works on modern social thinkers who have articulated their deeper thought about society as a whole or any aspect thereof.
They have worked within the modern social perspective of new historical as well as intellectual developments, which began to surface with. The ‘mixed economy of welfare’, ‘welfare pluralism’ or the ‘welfare mix’ are different terms for the variety of providers within welfare systems.
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Abstract. Vic George examines the views of welfare theorists from ancient times to the 19th century, considering a range of welfare issues including wealth, poverty and inequality, slavery, and gender issues through the eyes of Aristotle, Locke, and Mary Wollstonecraft amongst : Jacob Lesniewski.
The history of economic thought deals with different thinkers and theories in the subject that became political economy and economics, from the ancient world to the present day in the 21st Century. This field encompasses many disparate schools of economic t Greek writers such as the philosopher Aristotle examined ideas about the art of wealth acquisition, and questioned whether.
This book covers an enormous menu of important economic thinkers. A few of the more important figures covered, along with their respective influences, include: * Adam Smith: the advent of economics, the advance of the growth model of the economy, the attack on mercantilism and the idea that a bunch of agents all individually pursuing selfish Cited by: The Battle for Welfare Rights offers new insight into women's activism, poverty policy, civil rights, urban politics, law, consumerism, social work, and the rise of modern conservatism.
It tells, for the first time, the complete story of a movement that profoundly affected the meaning of citizenship and the social contract in the United States. A whole host of “welfare” programs insure you against being down on your luck. I am one of the nation’s leading thinkers on health policy.
I am the author of eight other books Author: John C. Goodman. Sincewhen President Lyndon Johnson inaugurated the modern War on Poverty, total annual government welfare spending has grown from less than $9 billion ( percent of gross domestic product.
The Modern Machiavelli The revelations unveiled by this brilliant Florentine diplomat in his disquisitions on realpolitik in his book morality had a strong influence on political thinking. Book Description Taylor & Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, Paperback.
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Neoliberalism was not conceived as a self-serving racket, but it rapidly became one. Another paradox of neoliberalism is that universal competition.
Modern China has rehabilitated his reputation, however. Granted, modern women find Confucius a bit too conservative, with his belief that a woman’s allegiance should pass from father to husband to son. But his immense influence on the history of Asian thought cannot be denied.
Editor's Note: Video Exposes Dangers of Obamacare Law : Richard Grigonis. Postmodernism is a broad movement that developed in the mid- to late 20th century across philosophy, the arts, architecture, and criticism, marking a departure from term has been more generally applied to describe a historical era said to follow after modernity and the tendencies of this era.
Postmodernism is generally defined by an attitude of skepticism, irony, or rejection. TSOL_Great Thinkers_Reprint_indd 15 07/10/16 14 Great Thinkers compared this to being dragged dangerously along by a group of blindfolded wild horses.
As Freud was happy to acknowledge, Plato was the in-ventor of therapy, insisting that we learn to submit all our thoughts and feelings to reason.
As Plato repeatedly wrote,File Size: KB. Lee Kuan Yew, the first prime minister of Singapore, died last week at age Almost every obituary has remarked on the radical transition his Author: John C.
Goodman. Great Thinkers is an academically, biblically, and theologically informed series that explores the seminal thoughts of leading philosophers who have shaped the modern world. Writing from a Reformed perspective, the authors in the series identify the most influential cultural features of each great thinker and the most apologetically effective.
"AN INTRODUCTION TO MODERN WELFARE ECONOMICS" easily the best book I have read all year in terms of presentation, content and relevance, a pleasure to ts are clearly and concisely presented in a coherent 'story.'.On a wider level.
Thomas Sowell — T homas Sowell is an American economist, social theorist, political philosopher, and author, whose books include Basic Economics. He is currently senior fellow at the Hoover. Contemporary Thinkers is a series of websites devoted to the ideas and influence of pioneering intellectuals of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Many are from academic disciplines such as political science, philosophy, economics, and law, while others are journalists, critics, and novelists. In addressing them, this book offers a more complete accounting of the effects of welfare reform.
Policy Analysis and Political Theory We have a broader agenda, as well—and to further it we use welfare reform as an example of how political theory can contribute to the appraisal of public policy.
Modern American History (MAH) showcases top-quality, emerging research on the history of the United States since the s. Aiming to stimulate debate and make meaningful connections between the subfields of this vibrant and expansive field, the journal publishes compelling peer-reviewed articles as well as substantial review essays, forums.Routledge & CRC Press are imprints of Taylor & Francis.
Together they are the global leader in academic book publishing for the humanities, social sciences, and STEM.His book could be considered one of the earliest texts in critical thinking, for his agenda was very much the traditional agenda of critical thinking.
Some fifty years later in France, Descartes wrote what might be called the second text in critical thinking, Rules For the Direction of the Mind.