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The Contribution of Deliberative Forums to Studying Welfare State Attitudes – a United Kingdom Study

Taylor-Gooby, Peter, Chung, Heejung, Leruth, Benjamin (2018) The Contribution of Deliberative Forums to Studying Welfare State Attitudes – a United Kingdom Study. Social Policy & Administration, . ISSN 0144-5596. (doi:10.1111/spol.12405)

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Abstract

This article introduces Democratic Forums as a method to study attitudes towards the welfare

This is done by reporting the findings of United Kingdom based two-day forum in 2015 in

participants. The results show that participants linked up both moral and economic arguments

futures. One focuses on the inefficiencies of the welfare state which found that the welfare

for improving it via social investment, for example providing individuals with better training

to investigate the conceptual framings people use when thinking about the welfare state and to

argue that this framing can be distinct from that used and understood by policy makers and

academics, and those applied in the more commonly used large scale surveys.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1111/spol.12405
Uncontrolled keywords: Welfare State; attitudes; framing; democratic forums; methods; United Kingdom
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Heejung Chung
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2018 12:09 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 20:13 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/65844 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Taylor-Gooby, Peter: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4825-1250
Chung, Heejung: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6422-6119
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