Title of Research Output

WELFARE AND WELFARE STATISM

Student Information

Christopher AdepojuFollow

Faculty

Political Science

Supervisor Name

Charles Jones

Keywords

welfare, welfare state, history, argument, welfare rights, welfare statism

Description

As was famously stated by Margaret Mead, “Helping someone else through difficulty is where civilization starts”. The contemporary discourse surrounding welfare and welfare statismis the fruit of a long history whose roots can be traced back through different societies in addressing the universal questions of care and provision. This article is an account of the diverse origins of modern Welfare discourse, as well as a normative overview of the varying arguments in favour of, and against it

Acknowledgements

Thank you to Dr. Charles Jones, the Political Science department, the Library staff and USRI at Western University for their support.

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WELFARE AND WELFARE STATISM

As was famously stated by Margaret Mead, “Helping someone else through difficulty is where civilization starts”. The contemporary discourse surrounding welfare and welfare statismis the fruit of a long history whose roots can be traced back through different societies in addressing the universal questions of care and provision. This article is an account of the diverse origins of modern Welfare discourse, as well as a normative overview of the varying arguments in favour of, and against it

 

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