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SLSP0130
Module Reading List

Understanding Social Welfare, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Suzanne Hallam
s.l.hallam@leeds.ac.uk
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Reading List SLSP 0130 2021/22

Reading for Unit 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 Unit 1 : Intro to Social Welfare

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

Reading for Unit 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 Unit 3:

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

Chapter 1.

Gladstone D (1999) The Twentieth Century Welfare State, Basingstoke, Macmillan Press

Bochel H et al (2009) Social Policy Themes Issues and Debates 2nd Edition, Harlow, Pearson Chapter 5

Reading for Unit 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 Unit 5 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act

Digby A. (1989) British welfare policy : workhouse to workfare

Digby A. (1978) Pauper Palaces

Morgan K. (2011) The Birth of Industrial Britain: Social Change, Chapter 6

Shave S.A. (2017) Pauper policies : poor law practice in England, 1780-1850

Webb B. & Webb S (1963) English Poor Law History

Webb B. & Webb S (1910) English Poor Law Policy

Reading for Unit 6 – 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 Unit 7:

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. 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. Routledge. London. Chpt. 4. pp. 116-128]

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

Reading for Unit 8 

The Limits of Democratization by David Beetham

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

Reading for Unit 9 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 Unit 10

Bochel H et al (2009) Social Policy Themes Issues and Debates 2nd Edition, Harlow, Pearson pages 116-119

Hughes, G & Regusson R (eds) (2004) Ordering Lives: Family, Work and Welfare, 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

Lucinda Platt (2012) `Race and Social Welfare in Alcock.A, May.M & Wright.S.: The Student`s Companion to Social Policy. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester

Supplementary Readings

Hunter S. (2012) Feminists Perspectives in Alcock.A, May.M & Wright.S.: The Student`s Companion to Social Policy. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester

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

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

Readings for Unit 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. 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.

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

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. Faber & Faber. London. Chpt.6. pp. 90-93.

Hughes.G. & Ferguson.R. [2000] Ordering Lives, Family, Work and Welfare. Routledge. London Chpt. 4 pp. 137-148.

Hodder & Stroughton. London. Chpt 4. The Welfare State. pp. 75-79].  

Lovell. T & Cordeaux. C. [1999] Social policy for Health and Social Care. Hodder & Stroughton. London.

Pahl J. [1999] The Family and the Production of Welfare in Baldock. J. et al [1999] Social Policy. OU Press. Oxford.

Walsh.M. et al. [2000] Social Policy and Welfare. 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 Unit 12

  1. H. Marshall (1950) "Citizenship and Social Class," in T. H. Marshall, Class, Citizenship, and Social Development: Essays by T. H. Marshall, with an introduction by Seymour Martin Lipset (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1964), ch. 4.

P.Dwyer (2004) Contemporary Approaches to Social Citizenship in P.Dwyer (2004) Understanding Social Citizenship: Themes and Perspectives for Policy and Practice The Policy Press, Bristol.

R.Lister (1990) The Exclusive Society: Citizenship and the Poor.

Child Poverty Action Group. London

Readings for Unit 13:

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)

Reading for Unit 14

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

Bochel H et al (2009) Social Policy Themes Issues and Debates 2nd Edition, Harlow, Pearson Chapter 21

Martell, L. (2010). The Sociology of Globalization, Cambridge: Polity – Introduction

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

Readings for Unit 15:

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.

Dorling, D (2015) Inequality and the 1%, London, Verso

This list was last updated on 13/09/2021