Poverty, policy and the state : social security reform in New Zealand / Michael O'Brien.

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Published: Bristol, UK : Policy, 2008.
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Summary:"New Zealand has experienced both sweeping economic and social reform and growing poverty and income inequality in the last twenty years. This book explores the changes to social security provision and coverage in the context of widening national and international poverty and inequality." "The book argues that the policy initiatives have altered the nature of social security and in doing so have significantly transformed the nature of social citizenship. The author brings the New Zealand data together in a way that has not been done previously and provides the reader with both a detailed discussion of the work on poverty and living standards in New Zealand and the political and economic context within which social security changes have occurred."--BOOK JACKET.
Physical Description:vii, 280 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes:Bib#: 1941794
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-272) and index.
ISBN:9781861347992 (hbk.)
1861347995 (hbk.)
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