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Public attitudes to 'welfare'

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Title of host publicationUnderstanding Social Security: Issues for Policy and Practice
DatePublished - 30 Apr 2018
Number of pages17
PublisherPolicy Press
Place of PublicationBristol
EditorsJane Millar, Roy Sainsbury
Original languageEnglish
ISBN (Print)1447339479


This chapter unpacks key debates around attitudes to ‘welfare’, summarising what we know about contemporary attitudes before exploring how attitudes have shifted over time. The chapter ends by examining wider questions about the ways in which public attitudes have shaped social security policy in the UK.

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