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The enterprise culture and the welfare state: restructuring the management of the health and personal social services

Kelly, Aidan. 1991. The enterprise culture and the welfare state: restructuring the management of the health and personal social services. In: Roger Burrows, ed. Deciphering the enterprise culture: entrepreneurship, petty capitalism and the restructuring of Britain. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 136-151. ISBN 041504335 [Book Section]

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Abstract or Description

The post-war welfare state is the institutional representation of values that stand in direct opposition to those of the enterprise culture. It is not surprising, therefore, that the 1980s has seen a series of government initiatives in the health and social services attempting to 'roll back', contain and restructure the provision of state welfare. There have been major developments in all areas of social policy including housing, education and social security, but in order to retain a sharp focus, this chapter will only assess the impact of government initiatives on the restructuring of the health and social services.

Item Type:

Book Section

Keywords:

welfare, NHS, privatization, health, public sector, managerial culture, care, consumerism

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Sociology

Dates:

DateEvent
1991Published

Item ID:

2409

Date Deposited:

26 Nov 2009 13:21

Last Modified:

07 Jul 2017 10:59

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/2409

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