The Resource New Labour/Hard Labour? : Restructuring and Resistance Inside the Welfare Industry, (electronic resource)

New Labour/Hard Labour? : Restructuring and Resistance Inside the Welfare Industry, (electronic resource)

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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • 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
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
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Mooney, Gerry
Dewey number
  • 306.36
  • 361.60941
Language note
English
LC call number
HV245.N375 2007
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Law, Alex
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  • Human services personnel
  • Industrial relations
  • Public welfare
  • Human services personnel
  • Industrial relations
  • Public welfare
  • 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, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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'
  • Introduction
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (313 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781281742841
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000411567
  • (EBL)419297
  • (OCoLC)232609472
  • (SSID)ssj0000210488
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11184924
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000210488
  • (PQKBWorkID)10290153
  • (PQKB)11378485
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000411567
Label
New Labour/Hard Labour? : Restructuring and Resistance Inside the Welfare Industry, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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'
  • Introduction
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (313 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781281742841
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000411567
  • (EBL)419297
  • (OCoLC)232609472
  • (SSID)ssj0000210488
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11184924
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000210488
  • (PQKBWorkID)10290153
  • (PQKB)11378485
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000411567

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