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Title Juridification and social citizenship in the welfare state / edited by Henriette Sinding Aasen, University of Bergen, Norway, Siri Gloppen, University of Bergen/Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway, Anne-Mette Magnussen, Bergen University College, Norway, Even Nilssen, Uni Rokkan Center, Bergen, Norway
Imprint Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA, USA : Edward Elgar, [2014]
©2014
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 人文社會聯圖  K1960 .J87 2014    AVAILABLE    30660020147596
Descript x, 317 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
"Juridification refers to a diverse set of processes involving shifts towards more detailed legal regulation, regulations of new areas, and conflicts and problems increasingly being framed in legal and rights-oriented terms. What impact do these international and national regulations have upon vulnerable groups in terms of inclusion, exclusion and social citizenship? The nature and effects of current juridification processes are hotly debated amongst social scientists and legal scholars. Bringing empirical analysis and multidisciplinary, comparative perspectives to the previously fragmented and largely theoretical debate on juridification in the welfare state, this book asks key questions such as: To what extent do international human rights norms secure basic welfare services to vulnerable groups?; How do different regulations affect democratic participation?; What is the role of professionals in the distribution of welfare services? Researchers, students and academics with an interest in law, human rights, social policy and the role of professionals in the welfare state will find much of value in this book"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Public welfare -- Law and legislation
Law -- Political aspects
Social rights
Welfare state
Alt Author Aasen, Henriette Sinding, editor
Gloppen, Siri, editor
Magnussen, Anne-Mette, editor
Nilssen, Even, editor
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