The SAGE Handbook of Social Work is the world's first generic major reference work to provide an authoritative guide to the theory, method, and values of social work in one volume. Drawn from an international field of excellence, the contributors each offer a critical analysis of their individual area of expertise. The result is this invaluable resource collection that not only reflects upon the condition of social work today but also looks to future developments.

Chapter 2: Theorising the Neoliberal Welfare State for Social Work

Theorising the Neoliberal Welfare State for Social Work

Theorising the neoliberal welfare state for social work
MimiAbramovitz

Neoliberalism is not a familiar term in the USA where the word ‘liberal’ refers to a political, not an economic theory. Yet under the name of ‘Reaganomics’ or ‘supply-side economics’, neoliberalism has shaped US social policy, the delivery ...

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