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The Resource New Labour/hard labour? : restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry, edited by Gerry Mooney and Alex Law

New Labour/hard labour? : restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry, edited by Gerry Mooney and Alex Law

Label
New Labour/hard labour? : restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry
Title
New Labour/hard labour?
Title remainder
restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gerry Mooney and Alex Law
Title variation
New Labour/hard labor?
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book provides the first critically informed discussion of work and workers in the UK welfare sector under New Labour. It examines the changing nature of work and explores the context of industrial relations across the welfare industry
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
361.60941
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
JN1129.L32
LC item number
N44 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mooney, Gerry
  • Law, Alex
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Labour Party (Great Britain)
  • Human services personnel
  • Industrial relations
  • Public welfare
  • Great Britain
  • Labour Party (Great Britain)
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Human services personnel
  • Industrial relations
  • Politics and government
  • Public welfare
  • Great Britain
  • Communities - Urban Groups
  • Government - Europe
  • Sociology & Social History
  • Government - Non-U.S
  • Social Sciences
  • Law, Politics & Government
Label
New Labour/hard labour? : restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry, edited by Gerry Mooney and Alex Law
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; New Labour/Hard Labour?; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; List of contributors; 1. New Labour, 'modernisation' and welfare worker resistance; Introduction; New Labour and public sector 'modernisation'; Welfare workers: resisting New Labour; The organisation of the book; 2. Strenuous welfarism:restructuring the welfare labour process; Introduction; Models of X-inefficiency; A neo-Taylorist welfare labour process?; Neoliberalism and strenuous welfarism; Conclusions; 3. A 'Third Way'? Industrial relations under New Labour; Introduction
  • The 'Third Way' and the employment relationship'Modernising government': work intensification the New Labour way; Delivering public services: 'best value' in police call handling; Conclusions; 4. Acts of distrust? Suppor tworkers' experiences in PFI hospital schemes; Introduction; Contracting out and PFI under New Labour; Changes to pay and conditions; Alienation, belonging and the quality of services; Class consciousness and individual forms of resistance; Collective forms of resistance; Conclusions; 5. Control and resistance at the ward-face: contesting the nursing labour process
  • IntroductionThe NHS and the nursing labour process in context; Direct and indirect forms of control over the nursing labour process; The labour process, moral management and professional self-regulation; Limits of control; Conclusions; 6. 'I didn't come into teaching for this!': the impact of the market on teacher professionalism; Introduction; 'Market, Market, Market'; Academy and trust schools; Reducing inequality: size matters; Conclusions; 7. Ambiguities and resistance:academic labour and the commodification of higher education; Higher education under New Labour
  • Managerialism in higher educationRestructuring the academic labour process; Market competition for academic labour power; Academic trade unionism and resistance; Conclusions; 8. The paradox of 'professionalisation' and 'degradation' in welfare work: the case of nursery nurses; Introduction; Labouring for the 'social investment state'; Uncovering the nursery nursing labour process; Resisting New Labour: the 2004 Scottish nursery nurses strike; Legacies of the strike; Conclusions; 9. Social work today: a profession worth fighting for?; Introduction; Deskilling of social work
  • Liverpool social workers on strikeConclusions: resources of hope for a re-engaged social work; 10. Working 'for' welfare in the grip of the 'iron' Chancellor: modernisation and resistance in the Department for Work and Pensions; Introduction; 'Modernisation' and 'reform': the vision of a 'true opportunity society'; 'Prudence for a purpose': review, rationalisation, reform; Transforming welfare: transforming welfare work; Resistance and struggle: striking 'for' welfare?; Conclusions; 11. Working in the non-profit welfare sector: contract culture, partnership, Compacts and the 'shadow state'
Control code
232609472
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 300 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611742843
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1t6z1zc
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)232609472
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
New Labour/hard labour? : restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry, edited by Gerry Mooney and Alex Law
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; New Labour/Hard Labour?; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; List of contributors; 1. New Labour, 'modernisation' and welfare worker resistance; Introduction; New Labour and public sector 'modernisation'; Welfare workers: resisting New Labour; The organisation of the book; 2. Strenuous welfarism:restructuring the welfare labour process; Introduction; Models of X-inefficiency; A neo-Taylorist welfare labour process?; Neoliberalism and strenuous welfarism; Conclusions; 3. A 'Third Way'? Industrial relations under New Labour; Introduction
  • The 'Third Way' and the employment relationship'Modernising government': work intensification the New Labour way; Delivering public services: 'best value' in police call handling; Conclusions; 4. Acts of distrust? Suppor tworkers' experiences in PFI hospital schemes; Introduction; Contracting out and PFI under New Labour; Changes to pay and conditions; Alienation, belonging and the quality of services; Class consciousness and individual forms of resistance; Collective forms of resistance; Conclusions; 5. Control and resistance at the ward-face: contesting the nursing labour process
  • IntroductionThe NHS and the nursing labour process in context; Direct and indirect forms of control over the nursing labour process; The labour process, moral management and professional self-regulation; Limits of control; Conclusions; 6. 'I didn't come into teaching for this!': the impact of the market on teacher professionalism; Introduction; 'Market, Market, Market'; Academy and trust schools; Reducing inequality: size matters; Conclusions; 7. Ambiguities and resistance:academic labour and the commodification of higher education; Higher education under New Labour
  • Managerialism in higher educationRestructuring the academic labour process; Market competition for academic labour power; Academic trade unionism and resistance; Conclusions; 8. The paradox of 'professionalisation' and 'degradation' in welfare work: the case of nursery nurses; Introduction; Labouring for the 'social investment state'; Uncovering the nursery nursing labour process; Resisting New Labour: the 2004 Scottish nursery nurses strike; Legacies of the strike; Conclusions; 9. Social work today: a profession worth fighting for?; Introduction; Deskilling of social work
  • Liverpool social workers on strikeConclusions: resources of hope for a re-engaged social work; 10. Working 'for' welfare in the grip of the 'iron' Chancellor: modernisation and resistance in the Department for Work and Pensions; Introduction; 'Modernisation' and 'reform': the vision of a 'true opportunity society'; 'Prudence for a purpose': review, rationalisation, reform; Transforming welfare: transforming welfare work; Resistance and struggle: striking 'for' welfare?; Conclusions; 11. Working in the non-profit welfare sector: contract culture, partnership, Compacts and the 'shadow state'
Control code
232609472
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 300 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611742843
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1t6z1zc
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)232609472
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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