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  • Principles of social welfare: an introduction to thinking about the welfare state. 

    Spicker, Paul (Paul Spicker, 2013)
    SPICKER, P., 2013. Principles of social welfare: an introduction to thinking about the welfare state.
    Author's note, 2013 Principles of social welfare was my second book. First published 1988 by Routledge, ISBN 0-415-00630-9 and 0-415-00631-7. The rights to publish have reverted to me,and I am making it freely available ...
  • Poverty and social security: concepts and principles. 

    Spicker, Paul (Paul Spicker., 2013)
    SPICKER, P., 2013. Poverty and social security: concepts and principles.
    Author's note, 2013 Poverty and social security was published in November 1992 (though the title page states 1993). First published 1993 by Routledge, ISBN 0-415-05935-6 and 0-415-05936-4. The rights to publish have ...
  • Stigma and social welfare. 

    Spicker, Paul (Paul Spicker., 2011)
    SPICKER, P., 2011. Stigma and social welfare.
    This book looks at the concept of stigma in the context of social welfare. The idea of 'social welfare' is commonly identified with the 'social services'. Both terms are regrettably unclear. 'Welfare' can be taken to mean ...

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