Social Policy Political Economy and the Social Contract

Social Policy  Political Economy and the Social Contract

Warren, J., Stephenson, C. and Wistow, J. (2021) 'Editorial: “After industry” the economic and social consequences of deindustrialization', Frontiers in Sociology, doi: 10.3389/fsoc.2021.645027. Warren, J. and Wistow, J. (2017) 'Policy, ...

Author: Wistow, Jonathan

Publisher: Policy Press

ISBN: 9781447352631

Category: Political Science

Page: 152

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In this challenging and original study, Jonathan Wistow positions social policy within political economy and social contract debates. Focusing on individual, intergenerational and societal outcomes related to health, place and social mobility in England, he draws on empirical evidence to show how the social contract produces long-standing, highly patterned and inequitable consequences in these areas. Globalisation and the political economy simultaneously contribute to the extent and nature of social problems and to social policy’s capacity to address them effectively. Applying social contract theory, this book shows that society needs to take ownership of the outcomes it produces and critically interrogates the individualism inherent within the political economy.
Categories: Political Science

Post Industrial Society

Post Industrial Society

The time of post-industrial development was the evolutionary result of society's awareness of the consequences of ... not only the economic consequences of losses resulting from deindustrialization, but also the social, cultural, ...

Author: Julia Kovalchuk

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030597399

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 281

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This book offers a critical and comparative understanding of post-industrial development, highlighting the driving forces and limitations, strategies, sources of funding, tools and technologies for its implementation. It presents the results of research on the formation and functioning of post-industrial development institutions in developed countries and developing countries as integral elements of the national innovation system, and implementation of economic modernization and transformation of business models taking into account contradictions between modern productive forces and getting out of date production relations. This book also explores the widespread impact of new technologies on various areas of modern society, which is often impaired by its conservatism. Comprising contributions from experts across various disciplines including economics, public administration, law, and psychology, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the opportunities and challenges associated with the modern development of society, production, and consumption. It is a book with appeal to scholars and students of economics, business and public administration, interested in post-industrial development in developed and developing countries, and the specifics of implementing strategies for technological improvement in industry and the service sector.
Categories: Business & Economics

The Social Consequences of Economic Restructuring in the Textile Industry

The Social Consequences of Economic Restructuring in the Textile Industry

Adopting the concept of embeddedness expands our understanding of social consequences to include the impacts of the economy , industry , and firm on workplace and community interactions . Structural - exploitation Structural ...

Author: Cynthia D. Anderson

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0815336225

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 169

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Anderson takes as a case study the community of Kannapolis, North Carolina, and the textile firm Fieldcrest Cannon to elucidate linkages between large-scale social change and outcomes on the local level; to expose the processes that create advantage and disadvantage for certain groups of people; and to make real the often hidden lives of American workers such as those in the textile mills, their struggles, defeats, and victories. She has no advice for laid-off textile workers or community developers. Annotation copyrighted by Book News Inc., Portland, OR
Categories: Business & Economics

21st Century Sociology A Reference Handbook

21st Century Sociology  A Reference Handbook

The phrase deindustrialization of America refers to both the loss of industrial capacity and to the economic and social consequences of that loss for the United States. The development of the service economy is the counterpart to that ...

Author: Clifton D. Bryant

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412916080

Category: Social Science

Page: 1344

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21st Century Sociology: A Reference Handbook provides a concise forum through which the vast array of knowledge accumulated, particularly during the past three decades, can be organized into a single definitive resource. The two volumes of this Reference Handbook focus on the corpus of knowledge garnered in traditional areas of sociological inquiry, as well as document the general orientation of the newer and currently emerging areas of sociological inquiry.
Categories: Social Science

The Deindustrialized World

The Deindustrialized World

In each chapter, the “critical nostalgia” of the postindustrial era is closely examined: where do the economic and social impacts of deindustrialization intersect with the environmental and bodily damages related to industrial ...

Author: Steven High

Publisher: UBC Press

ISBN: 9780774834964

Category: Political Science

Page: 388

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Since the 1970s, the closure of mines, mills, and factories has marked a rupture in working-class lives. The Deindustrialized World interrogates the process of industrial ruination, from the first impact of layoffs in metropolitan cities, suburban areas, and single-industry towns to the shock waves that rippled outward, affecting entire regions, countries, and beyond. Scholars from five nations share personal stories of ruin and ruination and ask others what it means to be working class in a postindustrial world. Together, they open a window on the lived experiences of people living at ground zero of deindustrialization, revealing its layered impacts and examining how workers, environmentalists, activists, and the state have responded to its challenges.
Categories: Political Science

The Half Life of Deindustrialization

The Half Life of Deindustrialization

Working-Class Writing about Economic Restructuring Sherry Lee Linkon ... and stagnant wages of the Great Recession continued long after its official end, and the economic and social conditions we associate with deindustrialization have ...

Author: Sherry L Linkon

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

ISBN: 9780472053797

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 218

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Examines how contemporary American working- class literature reveals the long- term effects of deindustrialization on individuals and communities
Categories: Business & Economics

The Age of Dualization

The Age of Dualization

A landmark publication, this volume is geared for faculty and graduate students of economics, political science, social policy, and sociology, as well as policymakers concerned with increasing inequality in a period of deep economic and ...

Author: Patrick Emmenegger

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199797974

Category: Social Science

Page: 344

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Poverty, increased inequality, and social exclusion are back on the political agenda, not only as a consequence of the Great Recession of 2008, but also because of a seemingly structural trend towards increased inequality in advanced industrial societies that has persisted since the 1970s. Policies in labor markets, social policy, and political representation are strongly linked in the creation, widening, and deepening of insider-outsider divides--a process known as dualization. While it is certainly not the only driver of increasing inequality, its development across multiple domains makes dualization one of the most important current trends affecting developed societies. The comparative perspective of this book provides insights into why Nordic countries witness lower levels of insider-outsider divides, whereas in continental, liberal and southern welfare states, they are more likely to constitute a core characteristic of the political economy. Most importantly, the comparisons presented in this book point to the crucial importance of politics and political choice in driving and shaping the social outcomes of deindustrialization. While increased structural labor market divides can be found across all countries, governments have a strong responsibility in shaping the distributive consequences of these labor market changes. Insider-outsider divides are ultimately the result of political choice. A landmark publication, this volume is geared for faculty and graduate students of economics, political science, social policy, and sociology, as well as policymakers concerned with increasing inequality in a period of deep economic and social crisis.
Categories: Social Science

Deindustrialisation and the Moral Economy in Scotland Since 1955

Deindustrialisation and the Moral Economy in Scotland Since 1955

This book uses unpublished documentary sources from industrial sectors to relate Scottish Home Rule to long-running debates about economic security and working-class welfare, and examines the experiences of deindustrialisation in Scotland ...

Author: Jim Phillips

Publisher:

ISBN: 1474479243

Category: Political Science

Page: 296

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Exploring the social, cultural and political implications of deindustrialisation in twentieth-century Scotland
Categories: Political Science