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In the name of liberalism : illiberal social policy in the USA and Britain, Desmond King

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In the name of liberalism : illiberal social policy in the USA and Britain
Title
In the name of liberalism
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illiberal social policy in the USA and Britain
Statement of responsibility
Desmond King
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Why have British and North American governments adopted illiberal social policies during this century? In the Name of Liberalism investigates examples of social policy in Britain and the United States that conflict with liberal democratic ideals. The book examines the use of eugenic arguments in the 1920s and 1930s, the use of work camps in the 1930s as a response to mass unemployment, and the introduction of work-for-welfare programs since the 1980s."--BOOK JACKET
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KING, Desmond S
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Public welfare
  • Public welfare
  • Liberalism
  • Liberalism
  • United States
  • Great Britain
  • United States
  • Great Britain
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In the name of liberalism : illiberal social policy in the USA and Britain, Desmond King
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • Pt. I.
  • Politics, Policy-Making, and Ideas
  • 1.
  • Liberalism and Illiberal Social Policy.
  • p. 7
  • 2.
  • Liberal Democracy and Policy-Making: Knowledge and the Formation of Social Policy.
  • p. 28
  • Pt. II.
  • Liberal Unreason
  • 3.
  • 'Cutting off the Worst': Voluntary Sterilisation in Britain in the 1930s.
  • p. 64
  • 4.
  • 'The Gravest Menace?': American Immigration Policy.
  • p. 97
  • Pt. III.
  • Liberal Amelioration and Collectivism
  • 5.
  • 'Reconditioning the Unemployed': Work Camps in Britain.
  • p. 155
  • 6.
  • 'They have been given a chance': the US Civilian Conservation Corps.
  • p. 180
  • Pt. IV.
  • Liberal Contractualism
  • 7.
  • 'Aroused like one from sleep': From New Poor Law to Contractual Workfare.
  • p. 226
  • 8.
  • 'A second chance, not a way of life': Welfare as Workfare in the USA.
  • p. 258
  • Pt. V.
  • Conclusions
  • 9.
  • Future of Social Citizenship.
  • p. 287
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 309
  • Index.
  • p. 331
Control code
l20000801264
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 340 p.
Isbn
9780198296294
Lccn
lc99019785
Other physical details
ill.
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In the name of liberalism : illiberal social policy in the USA and Britain, Desmond King
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • Pt. I.
  • Politics, Policy-Making, and Ideas
  • 1.
  • Liberalism and Illiberal Social Policy.
  • p. 7
  • 2.
  • Liberal Democracy and Policy-Making: Knowledge and the Formation of Social Policy.
  • p. 28
  • Pt. II.
  • Liberal Unreason
  • 3.
  • 'Cutting off the Worst': Voluntary Sterilisation in Britain in the 1930s.
  • p. 64
  • 4.
  • 'The Gravest Menace?': American Immigration Policy.
  • p. 97
  • Pt. III.
  • Liberal Amelioration and Collectivism
  • 5.
  • 'Reconditioning the Unemployed': Work Camps in Britain.
  • p. 155
  • 6.
  • 'They have been given a chance': the US Civilian Conservation Corps.
  • p. 180
  • Pt. IV.
  • Liberal Contractualism
  • 7.
  • 'Aroused like one from sleep': From New Poor Law to Contractual Workfare.
  • p. 226
  • 8.
  • 'A second chance, not a way of life': Welfare as Workfare in the USA.
  • p. 258
  • Pt. V.
  • Conclusions
  • 9.
  • Future of Social Citizenship.
  • p. 287
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 309
  • Index.
  • p. 331
Control code
l20000801264
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 340 p.
Isbn
9780198296294
Lccn
lc99019785
Other physical details
ill.

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