European Social Policy and Social Work: Citizenship-based by Hans van Ewijk

By Hans van Ewijk

Eu Social coverage and Social paintings explores shifts in overseas social guidelines and the way they impact nationwide traits and therefore the context for social paintings perform. The publication discusses overseas and nationwide social paintings recommendations and perform and investigates the tasks for social welfare held by means of the nation, the marketplace and civil society. Hans van Ewijk then elaborates a brand new thought of citizenship-based social paintings which helps and encourages self-responsibility, social accountability and the implementation of social rights. the most issues lined are: foreign social coverage and social paintings from welfare to workfare citizenship necessities of citizenship dependent social paintings neighborhood coverage and neighborhood paintings social paintings and substitute components of job reminiscent of early life care and social care. Integrating diverse roots and social professions in an overarching new proposal, this booklet relatively seems to be at eu Union nations. Hans van Ewijk examines debates concerning social paintings as an the world over regarded occupation and technological know-how. This e-book is appropriate for social paintings scholars, lecturers and execs with an curiosity in social coverage and foreign social paintings.

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Interesting in this respect is the new Dutch Social Support Act. This Act is based on the principle that each citizen has the right and opportunity to cope with his or her own living and working conditions. It includes that each citizen is entitled to mobility in his or her own community. It refers to accessible transport, accessible public spaces, accessible public provisions and services. Another aspect of the Social Support Act is the right of each citizen to meet other people, to be a member of associations, interest clubs, etc.

Privatizing strategies appeal less to volunteers and informal carers. They endanger civil society and the commitment of unpaid care workers. More sophisticated is to reflect on the impact on the attitude and morality. It is a process of economizing the social sector or as Bob Deacon said, ‘Health for all becomes health markets for all’ (Deacon 2000). The effects of economizing the social sector are hardly known and hardly investigated. Privatizing neglects and changes the character of the social domain itself.

In the postmodern state with a well educated population this collective protective system is considered outdated. It is even said to make people dependent on the protection system and its services (Marsland 1996). In the workfare state with its emphasis on activation and individual responsibility for working and living conditions a more individualized risk-taking and risk-sharing system should be more adequate (EC 1999). Most welfare states are indeed shifting certain risks from the collective sector to the privatized one.

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