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Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?
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Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom?

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Presentation at the Policy and Politics Conference 2013, Bristol on 17th September 2013. It explores the emergence of a ‘selective welfare state’ in the United Kingdom under the prefecture of the …

Presentation at the Policy and Politics Conference 2013, Bristol on 17th September 2013. It explores the emergence of a ‘selective welfare state’ in the United Kingdom under the prefecture of the current coalition government. Read the full article at: http://bit.ly/15BuHlf.

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  • 1. Reconceptualising the Welfare State Model: The Rise of a ‘Selective Welfare State’ in the United Kingdom? Nasrul Ismail Visiting Research Fellow School of Law, University of Bristol Nasrul.ismail@bristol.ac.uk @na5ru1 | #PP2013
  • 2. Content
  • 3. Definition of the ‘Welfare State’ ‘Welfare state’ is a loosely used terminology. It refers to the non-market, governmental provision of, or direct funding of, consumption needs in conventional areas such as income, housing and healthcare (Hasenfeld et al., 1987: 389)
  • 4. Modus Operandi of a Welfare State Enabling Sustaining
  • 5. Genealogical Investigation of the Welfare State in the United Kingdom Sustaining
  • 6. Economic Pressures • The cost of the welfare state has accelerated significantly faster than inflation while the tax base has expanded only slightly faster than inflation. • Unparalleled growth of public spending in 2000s. • Financial crisis and support for the main clearing banks since 2008 and rigorous use of quantitative easing of over £200m. • Greying population and contraction of labour market.
  • 7. How Recessions Compare
  • 8. Major Public Sector Transformation
  • 9. Curtailment of the State Benefit
  • 10. Summer of Discontent 2011
  • 11. Summer of Discontent 2011 - Continued
  • 12. Troubled Families Agenda
  • 13. Troubled Families Agenda - Continued
  • 14. A Hand, Not a Hand-out – Empowering the Population
  • 15. Passing the Blame onto the Local Government
  • 16. State’s Powers versus Individual Rights
  • 17. Questioning the Selective Welfare Concept – Judicial Review
  • 18. Questioning the Selective Welfare Concept – NGOs
  • 19. Questioning the Selective Welfare Concept – Election
  • 20. Power Shift - 2010 General Election and 2013 Local Government Election Comparison
  • 21. Concluding Remarks
  • 22. Any Questions?

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