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Working for welfare in the grip of the iron chancellor: modernisation and resistance in the department of work and pensions

McCafferty, P.H. and Mooney, G. (2007) Working for welfare in the grip of the iron chancellor: modernisation and resistance in the department of work and pensions. In: New Labour/Hard Labour: Restructuring and Resistance inside the Welfare Industry. Policy Press, Bristol, United Kingdom, pp. 209-231. ISBN 9781861348333

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Abstract

This chapter explores the impact of New Labour's attempt to drive down welfare costs on one group of workers (the Department for Work and Pensions) at the very heart of service delivery.

Item type: Book Section
ID code: 8829
Keywords: DWP, government department, work, pensions, modernisation, welfare services, civil service, welfare reform, New Labour, frontline, Great Britain, Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform , Industries. Land use. Labor, Sociology
Subjects: Political Science > Political institutions (Europe) > Great Britain
Social Sciences > Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Social Sciences > Industries. Land use. Labor
Social Sciences > Sociology
Department: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > Geography and Sociology
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Social Work and Social Policy > Sociology
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Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2009 09:41
Last modified: 04 Oct 2012 16:15
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/8829

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