Neo-liberalism & the New Welfare State: UK popular attitudes in comparative context’

UCD

UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice

With

The Irish Social Policy Association and

Dept. of Employment Affairs and Social Protection

Speaker: PETER TAYLOR-GOOBY

Professor of Social Policy, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research University of Kent, UK

‘Neo-liberalism and the New Welfare State: UK popular attitudes in comparative context’

 

Discussant: Dr Rory O’Donnell

Director, National Economic & Social Council

Chair: Terry Corcoran

Principal Officer, Dept. Employment Affairs & Social Protection

Date: Thursday April 26th 2018, 4 - 5.30pm

Venue: Oak Room, Mansion House, Dublin 2.

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Annual Lecture

Peter Taylor-Gooby’s main interests are in current developments in the welfare state: the cuts and welfare state restructuring, the social divisions associated with inequality and the struggles over multiculturalism. In addition to having published

23 books, 120 articles and 95 chapters he has held a number of key positions including Chair of the British Academy New Paradigms in Public Policy Programme (2010/2011). He is a Fellow of the British Academy and a Founding Academician at the Academy of Social Sciences. On the policy side, he participated in the Prime Minister’s No 10 ‘progressive consensus’ Round Table and advised the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit between 2009 and 2010.

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