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Towards a Post-Fordist Welfare State?

By Roger Burrows, Brian D Loader

Routledge – 1994 – 288 pages

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    978-0-415-09967-7
    May 18th 1994

Description

There is no doubt that significant socio-economic changes have occurred over the last twenty years in the UK and other advanced capitalist societies. Consequently, Fordism, a bureaucratic, hierarchical model of industrial development has matured into Post-Fordism, with its greater emphasis on the individual, freedom of choice and flexibility, generating fresh debate and analysis. Towards a Post-Fordist Welfare State represents leading authors from a number of disciplines - social policy, sociology, politics and geography - who have played a key role in promoting and criticising Post-Fordist theorising and presents a thorough examination of the implications of applying Post-Fordism to contemporary restructuring of the British welfare state.

The work will appeal to a wide-ranging readership providing the first social policy text on Post-Fordism. It will be key reading for undergraduates, postgraduates and lecturers in social policy and administration, sociology, politics and public sector economics

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`… a valuable text for students seeking to understand contemporary social policy and practice in welfare agencies.' - Work, Employment & Society

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Description: By Roger Burrows, Brian D Loader. There is no doubt that significant socio-economic changes have occurred over the last twenty years in the UK and other advanced capitalist societies. Consequently, Fordism, a bureaucratic, hierarchical model of industrial development has matured into...
Categories: Welfare, Public Policy, Social Work Policy, Social Policy, Sociology & Social Policy