Neoliberalism, new public management and the human service professions - introduction to the special issue

Raewyn Connell, Barbara Fawcett, Gabrielle Meagher

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This Special Issue of the Journal of Sociology includes papers contributed to a workshop in 2008, called ‘Sisters of Sisyphus’, about New Public Management (NPM) and the human service professions. This workshop arose from discussions about the impact of neoliberalism on the welfare state, and specifically on its workforce.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)331-338
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Sociology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2009


  • neoliberalism
  • human services
  • new public management

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