Environment and Welfare: Towards A Green Social Policy

Hardcover | January 18, 2003

EditorTony Fitzpatrick

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Social policies of the future will have to be Green. As environmental problems multiply, and as welfare reform becomes more vital, so the debate concerning ecological social policies grows in importance. Yet what has been missing is a comprehensive review of the main questions, problems and themes that brings together the principal contributors to this debate.Environment and Welfare provides that review and so will be essential reading for all those interested in the welfare policies of the future.

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Social policies of the future will have to be Green. As environmental problems multiply, and as welfare reform becomes more vital, so the debate concerning ecological social policies grows in importance. Yet what has been missing is a comprehensive review of the main questions, problems and themes that brings together the principal con...

Tony Fitzpatrick is Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Nottingham. Michael Cahill is Reader in the Department of Applied Social Studies at the Brighton University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.64 × 5.62 × 0.89 inPublished:January 18, 2003Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:033391984X

ISBN - 13:9780333919842

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Table of Contents

The New Environment of Welfare--T.Fitzpatrick & M.Cahill * The Ethical Foundations of Sustainable Society--J.Barry * Green Welfare: The Ideological Context--M.Humphrey * Green Democracy and Ecosocial Welfare--T.Fitzpatrick * Local Welfare: State and Society--M.Cahill * Quality of Life, Sustainability and Economic Growth--T.Jackson * The Sustainable Use of Resources--M.Huby * With No Strings Attached? Basic Income and the Greening of Security--T.Fitzpatrick * The Social Economy and Local Exchange and Trading Systems (LETS)--C.Williams * Working Time Reductions--A.Little * EcoTaxation in a Green Society--J.Robertson