Working for welfare in the grip of the iron chancellor: modernisation and resistance in the department of work and pensions

P.H. McCafferty, G. Mooney, G. Mooney (Editor), A. Law (Editor)

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    Abstract

    This chapter explores the impact of New Labour's attempt to drive down welfare costs on one group of workers (the Department for Work and Pensions) at the very heart of service delivery.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationNew Labour/Hard Labour: Restructuring and Resistance inside the Welfare Industry
    Place of PublicationBristol, United Kingdom
    Pages209-231
    Number of pages22
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

    Keywords

    • DWP
    • government department
    • work
    • pensions
    • modernisation
    • welfare services
    • civil service
    • welfare reform
    • New Labour
    • frontline

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