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The state has a key role in providing the framework for action and policies to ensure fairness on behalf of all its citizens

Power, Anne (2012) The state has a key role in providing the framework for action and policies to ensure fairness on behalf of all its citizens. British Politics and Policy at LSE (08 Oct 2012) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Anne Power discusses Cameron’s ‘Big Society’ initiative and says that public spending cuts, which fall disproportionately on more disadvantaged households and communities, may not achieve the goal of pushing citizens towards greater self-reliance or greater equality of opportunity. She acknowledges governments are unable to deliver without the aid of strong communities, however, in disadvantaged and diverse urban areas, citizens are unlikely to manage on their own.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Research centres and groups > LSE Housing
Research centres and groups > Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE)
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Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2013 09:37
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/48714/

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