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The accommodation of difference

Malcolm Harrison and Cathy Davis

in Housing, social policy and difference

Published by Policy Press

Published in print April 2001 | ISBN: 9781861343055
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302537 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861343055.003.0008
The accommodation of difference

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This chapter concludes with a review of several important lessons and key points that were discussed in the previous sections. It begins by reviewing the responsiveness of social regulation to difference, before looking at the strategies and struggles that were recorded in the previous chapters. This is followed by a discussion on the concepts of universality and particularism, along with the challenges and struggles experienced by women, minority ethnic households, and disabled people. The chapter ends with a brief analysis of welfare systems and states.

Keywords: responsiveness; social regulation; universality; particularism; disabled people; minority ethnic households; welfare systems; welfare states

Chapter.  4306 words. 

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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