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Welfare to Work: Conditional Rights in Social Policy

Amir Paz-Fuchs

Abstract

This book examines welfare-to-work programmes in the United States and Britain, and develops a normative perspective to analyse and critique the theoretical and doctrinal justifications for welfare-to-work programmes. The book sheds light on the contractual paradigm that is advanced both as a new interpretation of citizenship, and as a jurisprudential mold for the configuration of the relationship between rights and responsibilities. Viewing rights as demanding responsibilities carries the threat that rights will lose their strategic role in practical reasoning. When this conceptualization is ... More

Keywords: rights, employment, social contract, welfare state, welfare rights, reciprocity, equality, social inclusion, responsibility

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199237418
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237418.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Amir Paz-Fuchs, author
Lecturer, Ono College of Law, Israel

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