`Welfare Dependence': The Power of a Concept

Thesis Eleven (64):21-38 (2001)
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Abstract

This essay argues that the concept of dependence now invoked in noramtive discussions of the welfare state is both incoherent and biased as a result of its conflation of four distinctly different notions of dependence, ranging from the purely causal to that associated with lower class identities.

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