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Good Times, Bad Times: The Welfare Myth of Them and Us

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Hills, J. (2015). Good Times, Bad Times: The Welfare Myth of Them and Us. Policy Press.


Policy Press, 2015. 336 pages.

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p.246
Baumol effect »
(aka Baumol's cost disease) rise of salaries in...
p.262
we believe we are lazy
[...] If there is causality here, it is not fro...
p.215
inequality and social mobility
It maybe should not be a surprise that there is...
p.214
meritocracy as satire, not blueprint
What is often forgotten is that Michael Young's...
p.202
lots of things that money can buy
[...] there are lots of things that money _can_...
p.183
on equality of opportunity
Nearly all political parties across the spectru...

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Introduction
'Them and Us'

challenging the conventional idea that there is a 'them' and an 'us' when it comes to welfare --that there are people who do nothing but passively live off welfare, while the hard-working taxpayers bear the burden

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Introduction
'Them and Us'

challenging the conventional idea that there is a 'them' and an 'us' when it comes to welfare --that there are people who do nothing but passively live off welfare, while the hard-working taxpayers bear the burden

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Are the poor too expensive?
Redistribution and the welfare state

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Are the poor too expensive?
Redistribution and the welfare state

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The long view
Social policies and the life cycle

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The long view
Social policies and the life cycle

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It's complicated
High frequency living

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It's complicated
High frequency living

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Good years, bad years
Reacting to change

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Good years, bad years
Reacting to change

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The long wave
Wealth and retirement

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The long wave
Wealth and retirement

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The longest wave
From generation to generation

imo the strongest chapter. about intergenerational inequality

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The longest wave
From generation to generation

imo the strongest chapter. about intergenerational inequality

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A moving backdrop
Economic crisis, cuts, growth and ageing

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A moving backdrop
Economic crisis, cuts, growth and ageing

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Conclusion
Britain's misunderstood welfare state

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Conclusion
Britain's misunderstood welfare state

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