Review of Tony Fitzpatrick, New Theories of Welfare

Author: Cotterell, Gerard

Date: 2008

Publisher: Berkeley Electronic Press

Type: Book review

Link to this item using this URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/4451

The University of Auckland Library

Abstract

An open access copy of this article is available and complies with the copyright holder/publisher conditions. Fitzpatrick’s latest book complements his earlier work Welfare Theory: An Introduction (2001), in which Fitzpatrick focused on what he called “classic” theories of welfare, while his latest book provides an overview of contemporary approaches to welfare theory – theoretical developments post-1990. Fitzpatrick notes that these two books overlap only in covering reciprocity, altruism and class. This speaks to the ongoing centrality of these issues in the welfare policy arena.

Citation: ["Basic Income Studies 2 (2), art16. (2008)"]

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