Administering welfare reform

International transformations in welfare governance

Edited by Paul Henman and Menno Fenger

Administering welfare reform
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Edited by Paul Henman and Menno Fenger

Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

304 pages
Cloth $90.00 ISBN: 9781861346520 Published March 2006 For sale in North and South America only
While reforms of welfare policies have been widely analysed, the reform of welfare administration has received far less attention. Using empirical case studies, this book provides significant new insights into the way welfare administration is being internationally transformed. Particular attention is given to the effect on welfare clients, staff and agencies."Administering welfare reform" presents a critical analysis of governance practices in welfare administration and examines shifts in the participants, practices and processes of welfare administration. It presents original empirical case studies that highlight the effects of reforming welfare governance on welfare subjects, staff and agencies and provides a much-needed international and comparative perspective of changing welfare governance.This book is aimed at scholars and advanced students of sociology, social policy, economics, public administration and management, as well as social policy practitioners and service delivery workers.
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