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`Very well written and painstakingly clear. It is an accessible and original textbook on the welfare state and the idea of welfare. There is nothing available like it in terms of its scope and intellectual sweep' - Scott Lash, University of Lancaster
An essential read for social policy students.
Excellent book, it addresses the sociological, political, economical aspects of the welfare state incorporating all perspectives.
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