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SLSP0130
Module Reading List

Understanding Social Welfare, 2019/20, Semester 1, 2
Suzanne Hallam
s.l.hallam@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Reading for Topic 1 - Introduction to social thought

Alcock, P., Erskine, A.. & May, M., (eds.) (2003) The Students Companion to Social Policy, Oxford, Blackwell, pp.71- 112

Giddens, A (1997) Sociology 3rd ed., Chap 1 pp. 12-21, Chap. 22, pp. 690 – 712

Heywood, A (1998) Political Ideologies, London, Macmillan, Chap. 1, pp. 1-23

Eccleshall et al (1994) Political Ideologies, London, Routledge, Chap. 1, pp. 1-27

Reading for Topic 1 : Intro to Social Welfare

Lovell. T & Cordeaux. C. [1999] Social policy for health and social care ISBN: 0340683619 (pbk). Hodder & Stroughton. London. chpt 4. The Welfare State. pp. 65-79].

Reading for Topic 2 – Conservatism

Heywood, A (1998) Political Ideologies, London, Macmillan, Chap. 3

Eccleshall et al (1994) Political Ideologies, London, Routledge, Chap. 3, pp. 60 – 90

Axford et al (1997) Politics, London Routledge, pp. 235-238

Reading for Topic 3:

Hill M. (2000) Understanding Social Policy, London, Blackwell,

Chapter 1.

Gladstone D (1999) The twentieth-century welfare state ISBN: 0333669215 (pbk.) : £11.99; 0333669207; 0312220871 (St. Martin's); 0333713567 (series cased); 0333693310 (series pbk.), Basingstoke, Macmillan Press

Reading for topic 4 - Liberalism

Heywood, A (1998) Political Ideologies, London, Macmillan, Chap. 2, pp. 24-63

Eccleshall et al (1994) Political Ideologies, London, Routledge, Chap. 2, pp. 28 – 59

Gray, J. (1993) Liberalism, Milton Keynes, OU Press, pp.57-89

Axford et al (1997) Politics, London Routledge, pp. 214-216, 231

Reading for Topic 5 – Marxism and Socialism

Heywood, A (1998) Political Ideologies, London, Macmillan, Chap. 4, pp. 103-130

Eccleshall et al (1994) Political Ideologies, London, Routledge, Chap. 4, pp.91- 117

Axford et al (1997) Politics, London Routledge, pp. 216-220

Readings for Topic 6:

Alcock.P. [2003] Social Policy in Britain. Palgrave. Macmillan. Hampshire. Part 2. chpt. 8.

Blakemore. K. [1998] Social Policy an Introduction. O.U. Press. Buckingham. Chpt 3. pp. 50-59.

Digby. A. [1989] British welfare policy : workhouse to workfare ISBN: 0571146635 (pbk). Faber & Faber. London.

 Chpt 4 pp. 54-63.

Johnson. N. [1998] State Welfare in Alcock. P. et al. [1998] eds. The Students Companion to Social Policy. Blackwell SPA. Oxford.

Hughes.G. & Ferguson.R. [2000] Ordering lives : family, work and welfare ISBN: 0415222923 (pbk.) : No price; 0415222915. Routledge. London. Chpt. 4. pp. 116-128]

Alcock P. (1996) Social Policy in Britain, London, Macmillan, Chapter 7

Reading for Topic 7 Feminism

Heywood, A (1998) Political Ideologies, London, Macmillan, Chap. 8, pp.238 – 264

Eccleshall et al (1994) Political Ideologies, London, Routledge, Chap. 9, pp.252-283

Axford et al (1997) Politics, London Routledge, pp. 251-25

Reading for Topic 8

Hughes, G & Regusson R (eds) (2004) Ordering lives : family, work and welfare ISBN: 0415222923 (pbk.) : No price; 0415222915, Milton Keynes, OU Press Chapter 4

Millar, J. (ed) (2003) Understanding Social Security, Bristol, Polity, Part 1

Joya Misra & Frances Akins (1998). The Welfare State and Women: Structure, Agency, and Diversity. Journal of Social Politics (VLE) http://sp.oxfordjournals.org/content/5/3/259.full.pdf

Gail Lewis (2002) Welfare Settlements and Racialising Practices. Journal of Social Politics. (VLE) http://www.amielandmelburn.org.uk/collections/soundings/04_109.pdf

Peggy McIntosh, (1988) White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondees Through Work In Women’s Studies. Politics (VLE)

Reading for Topic 10

Green, P. (1993) Democracy, New Jersey, Humanities Press – Introduction Phillip Green ‘Democracy as a contested idea’

Held, D. (1987) Models of Democracy, Cambridge, Polity Press

Readings for Topic 11:

Alcock.P. [2003] Social Policy in Britain. Palgrave. Macmillan. Hampshire Part 2. chpt. 9. The Market.

Brundson. E. [1998] Private Welfare in Alcock.P. et al. The Students Companion to Social Policy. Blackwell SPA. Oxford.

Digby. A. [1989] British welfare policy : workhouse to workfare ISBN: 0571146635 (pbk). Faber & Faber. London Chpt. 7 pp. 100-110.

Alcock.P. [2003] Social Policy in Britain. Palgrave. Macmillan. Hampshire. Chpt. 1. pp 14-16.

Alcock.P. [2003] Social Policy in Britain. Palgrave. Macmillan. Hampshire Part 2. chpt 10.

Deakin.N. [1998] The Voluntary Sector in Alcock. P. et al. [1998] eds. The Students Companion to Social Policy. Blackwell SPA. Oxford.

Digby. A. [1989] British welfare policy : workhouse to workfare ISBN: 0571146635 (pbk). Faber & Faber. London. Chpt.6. pp. 90-93.

Hughes.G. & Ferguson.R. [2000] Ordering lives : family, work and welfare ISBN: 0415222923 (pbk.) : No price; 0415222915. Routledge. London Chpt. 4 pp. 137-148.

Lovell. T & Cordeaux. C. [1999] Social policy for health and social care ISBN: 0340683619 (pbk). Hodder & Stroughton. London. Chpt 4. The Welfare State. pp. 75-79].

Lovell. T & Cordeaux. C. [1999] Social policy for health and social care ISBN: 0340683619 (pbk). Hodder & Stroughton. London.

Pahl J. [1999] The Family and the Production of Welfare in Baldock. J. et al [1999] Social policy ISBN: 0198781733; 0198781741 (variant). OU Press. Oxford.

Walsh.M. et al. [2000] Social policy & welfare ISBN: 0748745912. Stanley Thornes Ltd. Cheltenham. pp. 126 – 133.

Ungerson.C, [1998 The Informal Sector in Alcock. P. et al. [1998] eds. The Students Companion to Social Policy. Blackwell SPA. Oxford.

Young. P. [2000] Mastering Social Welfare. 4th edition. Palgrave. Hampshire. chpt 16. The Voluntary Sector.

Reading for Topic 12

  1. H. Marshall (1950) "Citizenship and Social Class," in T. H. Marshall, Class, citizenship, and social development ISBN: 0226507025: Essays by T. H. Marshall, with an introduction by Seymour Martin Lipset (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1964), ch. 4. (Handout and VLE)

P.Dwyer (2004) Contemporary Approaches to Social Citizenship in P.Dwyer (2004) Understanding social citizenship : themes and perspectives for policy and practice ISBN: 1861344155 (pbk.) : £17.99; 1861344163 The Policy Press, Bristol.

R.Lister (1990) The exclusive society : citizenship and the poor ISBN: 0946744262. Child Poverty Action Group. London

Reading for Topic 13

*Cohen, R. and Kennedy, P. (2007). Global Sociology. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 2nd ed. Chs 1 & 2.

Martell, L. (2010). The Sociology of Globalization, Cambridge: Polity – Introduction available on VLE as PDF

*Waters, M. (2001). Globalization. London: Routledge. Ch 1.

You can access this book electronically

Reading for Topic 13

Alcock P. (1996) Social Policy in Britain, London, Macmillan, Chapter 7

Powell M. ‘The Third Way’ in Alcock. P. et al. [1998] eds. The Students Companion to Social Policy. Blackwell SPA. Oxford.

Green D. ‘The Neo Liberal Perspective in Alcock. P. et al. [1998] eds. The Students Companion to Social Policy. Blackwell SPA. Oxford.

Readings for Topic 14

Alcock. P. [1997] Understanding Poverty. Macmillan. Basingstoke Chpt 5, Defining Poverty & Chpt 6,Deprivation and Social Exclusion

Social Exclusion Indicators (www.jrf.org.uk)

Monitoring poverty and social exclusion (www.jrf.org.uk)

Readings for Topic 15

Dorling, D (2015) Inequality and the 1% ISBN: 9781781685853 (pbk.) : £12.99; 9781781685860 (ebk); 9781781689943 (ebk), London, Verso

Hill, M. (1998) Children in Alcock. et al. [1998] eds. The Students Companion to Social Policy. Blackwell SPA. Oxford.

Coles, B. (1998) Young People in Alcock. et al. [1998] eds. The Students Companion to Social Policy. Blackwell SPA. Oxford.

Ending Child Poverty from http://www.jrf.org.uk/sites/files/jrf/hirsch-child-poverty-changing-economy.pdf

Readings for Topic 16

Fukuyama F., (1989) Have we reached the End of History http://documents.theblackvault.com/documents/coldwarera/ADA228233.pdf accessed on 3/09/13 (on VLE as Pdf)

Woodward K., (2004) Questioning Identity: Gender, Class, Ethnicity, London, Routledge Chapter 3

This list was last updated on 25/09/2019