The Power of Citizens and Professionals in Welfare Encounters

The Influence of Bureaucracy, Market and Psychology

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Abstract

This book is about power in welfare encounters. Present-day citizens are no longer the passive clients of the bureaucracy and welfare workers are no longer automatically the powerful party of the encounter. Instead, citizens are expected to engage in active, responsible and coproducing relationships with welfare workers. However, other factors impact these interactions; factors which often pull in different directions. Welfare encounters are thus influenced by bureaucratic principles and market values as well. Consequently, this book engages with both Weberian (bureaucracy) and Foucauldian (market values/NPM) studies when investigating the powerful welfare encounter. The book is targeted Academics, post-graduates, and undergraduates within sociology, anthropology and political science.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationManchester
PublisherManchester University Press
Number of pages176
ISBN (Print)9781526110282
Publication statusPublished - 2017
SeriesSocial and Political Power

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Mik-Meyer, Nanna. / The Power of Citizens and Professionals in Welfare Encounters : The Influence of Bureaucracy, Market and Psychology. Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017. 176 p. (Social and Political Power).
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Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017. 176 p. (Social and Political Power).

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