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A good life in policy

Kelley Johnson, Jan Walmsley and Marie Wolfe

in People with intellectual disabilities

Published by Policy Press

Published in print September 2010 | ISBN: 9781847420695
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302940 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847420695.003.0005
A good life in policy

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This chapter identifies the emergence of ideas about a good life in policy. It tries to deconstruct some of the theoretical and conceptual perspectives that have framed the search for a good life. The discussion is particularly concerned with the values that lie behind each of these conceptualisations and their connections to the ideas of what makes a good life. The chapter also looks at the contributions of some key theories to current policy.

Keywords: ideas; current policy; theoretical perspectives; conceptual perspectives; contributions; key theories

Chapter.  6201 words. 

Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

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