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Democracy, Justice, and the Welfare State: Reconstructing Public Care

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The commitment to "end welfare as we know it" shaped public policy in the 1990s. Analysts all seemed to agree that public welfare programs were a resounding failure. What should better public care look like? Democracy, Justice, and the Welfare State sets up a dialogue between work on the ethic of care and studies of public care in practice. White argues that care as it is currently institutionalized often both assumes and perpetuates dependency and so paternalistic relationships of authority. Better public care requires ...

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Democracy, Justice, and the Welfare State: Reconstructing Public Care
2000, Penn State University Press, University Park, PA

ISBN-13: 9780271020037

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Democracy, Justice, and the Welfare State: Reconstructing Public Care
2000, Penn State University Press, University Park, PA

ISBN-13: 9780271020020

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