6.2 22/10 Rights: Social model of disability and new disability rights:
implications for employment policy
Can be in terms of physical impairments, or the barriers placed on the disabled
by societys discrimination
Prevents the disabl
7.2 29/10 Introduction to Responsibilities
Rights imply - obligations
=> Is it possible to have rights without responsibilities?
=> Should it be a prerequisite for being part of a community?
Discussions surrounding responsibilities ca
7.1 27/10 Rights: Do lone parents have the right to prioritise care?
Right to work vs. Right not to work
Should lone parents prioritise paid work or care work?
Should they have a choice of which one to prioritise?
Recent increase in lone parent famili
9.1 10/11 Paternalist social policy: reforming welfare for sick and disabled
[Insert examples of benefits]
Largest proportion of long-term recipients of benefits are the sick or disabled
Benefits are now orientated around what the disable
4.2 8/10 Needs: Employment as the tool to meet economic needs
Unemployment is a cyclical phenomena and responds to the changes in the
Social security changes/distorts the relationship between needs, rights and
9.2 12/11 Responsibilities: Contesting individualised responsibility and the privileging of
Transitioning from a passive to an active welfare state
Nordic countries are particularly successful -> high spending on active labour market pol
3.2 1/10 Needs: Education and the Need for Schooling
How do we education our children to:
Prepare them to enter the economy?
Sustain their cultural identity?
The problem with current educational system is that we are trying to prepare
children for the
4.1 6/10 Needs: Human wellbeing and the necessity of employment and/or work
Spicker, P: Unemployed People
Basis for unemployment benefits:
Combined Jobseekers Allowance
Types of unemployment
Technical/Structural: when peoples
5.2 15/10 The young and the rightless?: Young peoples rights in a Europe in
Are youth rights sufficiently promoted and protected in Europe today or do we
need a dedicated instrument?
Strong preference in favour of the middle-aged in terms of posi
8.2 05/11 Integrated Children's Services in Scotland: The Process
'Failures' of social services to protect children- in terms of finding cases and
protecting them from harm
Failures defined as - unsuccessful
- subnormal quantit
2.1 22/9 The Language and History of Social Policy
Social policy can be defined by the way things are debated, and/or the types of
e.g. meaning of fair, just, right these vary and shape social policy
6.1 20/10 Can children have rights?
Rights as the language of equality
Rights reside with the rights holder, duty placed on others to make sure they are
Rights are collective, not individual
They should increase the mutual respect to
8.1 03/11 Children: Whose responsibility?
Does/should the state have any role in intervening in family life?
Are children merely the private responsibility of the parents?
What does responsibility for a child mean?
=> Provision (paying for good