‘Regulating the Poor’: Observations on the ‘Structural Coupling’ of Welfare, Criminal Justice and the Voluntary Sector in a ‘Big Society’

Hazel Kemshall, John Rodger

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Abstract

This chapter contains sections titled: * Introduction * Net Widening, Systems Theory and Structural Coupling * Regulating the Poor: Loss of Steering and the Behaviourist Turn in Welfare Strategy * Conclusion * Notes * References
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCrime and Social Policy
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Pages59-76
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9781118509807
ISBN (Print)9781118509807
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2013

Publication series

NameBroadening Perspectives on Social Policy
PublisherBlackwell Publishing

Keywords

  • welfare and ‘Big Society’, relief-giving, British welfare state, ‘new welfare architecture’, Cohen's inclusivist strategy, welfare systems, Luhmann's systems theory, ‘structural coupling’, social investment, ‘steering control’

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