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Author Butler, Ian, 1955-
Title Scandal, social policy, and social welfare / Ian Butler and Mark Drakeford.
Imprint Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2005.
Edition Rev. 2nd ed. / consultant editor, Jo Campling.

Author Butler, Ian, 1955-
Subject Public welfare -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social policy -- 1979-
Scandals -- Great Britain.
Social problems -- Great Britain.
Alt Name Drakeford, Mark,
Butler, Ian, 1955- Social policy, social welfare and scandal.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 311 pages)
Edition Rev. 2nd ed. / consultant editor, Jo Campling.
Note "A BASW/Policy Press title"--Cover.
Previous ed. published as: Social policy, social welfare and scandal. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Scandal -- 'Gothic nightmare': madness and public policy from the eighteenth century -- 'The corruption of care': the Ely Hospital Inquiry 1969 -- 'Household happiness, gracious children': children, welfare and public policy, 1840-1970 -- The story of Cinderella: the report of the Committee of Inquiry into the Care and Supervision Provided in Relation to Maria Colwell 1974 -- 'Mere oblivion': the fate of the institution and the advent of community care -- 'Carnage in the community': the Christopher Clunis Inquiry 1993 -- 'An ambience of uneasiness': the residential care of children, 1834-1990 -- 'A narrow, punitive and harshly restrictive experience': the Pindown experience and the protection of children. The Report of the Staffordshire Child Care Inquiry 1991 -- Scandal, welfare and public policy -- The final chapter?
Note Print version record.
Summary This book, by examining the landmark scandals of the post-war period, including more recent ones, such as the Victoria Climbie Inquiry, reveals how scandals are generated, to what purposes they are used and whose interests they are made to serve.
ISBN 9781847421326 (electronic bk.)
1847421326 (electronic bk.)
1861347464 (pbk.)
OCLC # 213494113
Additional Format Print version: Butler, Ian, 1955- Scandal, social policy, and social welfare. Rev. 2nd ed. Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2005 1861347464 9781861347466 (DLC) 2006386492 (OCoLC)60838578

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