Rethinking European Welfare: Transformations of European by Janet Fink, Gail Lewis, John H. Clarke

By Janet Fink, Gail Lewis, John H. Clarke

Rethinking eu Welfare presents a wide-ranging and cutting edge rethinking of the learn of Europe and social coverage and gives new methods of examining eu welfare and its destiny. when acknowledging the significance of analysis and research of coverage making in Europe, this Reader addresses various different not easy and inspiring concerns which were marginalized or neglected within the research of eu social coverage. .

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Harding 2000: 115) 20 RETHINKING EUROPEAN WELFARE In 2004, when Spain finishes installing an £80 million radar system, there will be a 350-mile electronic wall across the Mediterranean that will be able to detect boats at distances of up to seven miles (The Guardian, 28 August 2000). The paradox of such strategies is that while their symbolic power expresses the lengths that EU states will go to in order to preserve their borders and cultural difference, their power to deter the migratory flow is limited.

The focus of the project is on the way relationships between the private and public spheres are structured differently and played out in caring strategies in 22 RETHINKING EUROPEAN WELFARE the three societies [Bremen, Leipzig and London], creating situations in which carers are `pulled into' and restricted to the domestic sphere or, alternately, more actively connected with the outside world. (p. 182) Based on biographical interview material gathered in the three locations, the project brings cultural analysis to comparative social policy and foregrounds issues of affect and the emotions in welfare situations.

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