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Responding to the challenges: some concluding remarks on welfare futures in changed circumstances

Kevin Farnsworth and Zoë Irving

in Social Policy in Challenging Times

Published by Policy Press

Published in print September 2011 | ISBN: 9781847428288
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447305521 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847428288.003.0015
Responding to the challenges: some concluding remarks on welfare futures in changed circumstances

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This concluding chapter offers a closing commentary that synthesises the theoretical insight, policy analysis and country-case-study material presented in the collection. It assesses the implications of the country differences and explanations of these for policy futures.

Keywords: economic crisis; welfare state change; social change; great recession; political mobilisation

Chapter.  3602 words. 

Subjects: Economic Sociology

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