Welfare Governance, counter publics and civil society: reflections on contrasting cases in Canada and Ireland

Nicholas Acheson

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Global civil society yearbook 2001, Oxford: Oxford University Press. Anheier, H. (2007) ‘Reflections on the Concept and Measurement of Global Civil Society’, Voluntas 18 (1) 1 - 17 Banting, K., T. Courchene, F.L. Seidle (2007) ‘Introduction’ in K. Banting, T. Courchene, F.L. Seidle (Ed) The Art of the State, vol 3: Belonging? Diversity, Recognition and Shared Citizenship in Canada Montreal, Institute for Research on Public Policy Barnes, M., J. Newman, H. Sullivan (2007) Power, Participation and Political Renewal: Case Studies in Public Participation, Bristol: the Policy Press Benford, R.D., D. A. Snow (2000) ‘Framing Processes and Social Movements: an Overview and Assessment’, Annual Review of Sociology 26: 611 - 639 Bloemraad, I (2006) Becoming a Citizen: Incorporating Immigrants and Refugees in the United States and Canada, Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press Carmel, E. (2005) ‘Governance and the constitution of a European social’ in J. Newman (ed) Remaking Governance: Peoples, Politics and the Public Sphere, Bristol, the Policy Press Carmel. E., J. Harlock (2008) ‘Instituting the third sector as a governable terrain: procurement and performance in the UK’, Policy & Politics, 36, 2. Casey, J., B. Dalton, R. Melville, J. Onyx (2010) ‘Strengthening Government-Nonprofit Relations: International Experiences with Compacts’, Voluntary Sector Review, 1 (1) 59-76 Citizenship and Immigration Canada (2010) http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/department/laws-policy/agreements/ontario/can-ont-index.asp (accessed 15/06/2010) Clarke, J. (2004) Changing Welfare Changing States: New Directions in Social Policy, London, Thousand Oaks CA: Sage Publications Clarke, J. and C. Glendinning (2002) ‘Partnerships and the remaking of welfare governance’ in C. Glendinning, M. Powell and K. Rummery (eds) Partnerships, New Labour and the Governance of Welfare, Bristol: the Policy Press Clarke, J., J. Newman, N. Smith, E. Vidler, L. 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(1990) ‘Rethinking the public sphere: A contribution to the critique of actually existing democracy’ Social Text 25/26: 56-80 Fraser, N. (1992) ‘Rethinking the Public Sphere: A Contribution to the Critique of Actually Existing Democracies’ in C. Calhoun (Ed) Habermas and the Public Sphere, Boston, Mass, MIT Press Gramsci, A. (1971) Selections from Prison Notebooks, London: Lawrence and Wishart Habermas, J. translated T. Burger with assistance of F. Lawrence (1989) The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere: an Enquiry into a Category of Bourgeois Society, Cambridge MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press Irish Independent October 1st – 31st 2008 Irish Times October 1st – 31st 2008 Keane, J. (1998) Democracy and Civil Society: On the Predicaments of European Socialism, the Prospects for Democracy and the Problem of Controlling Social and Political Power, London: University of Westminster Press (1998) Kendall, J. (2009) ‘Losing Political Influence? Finding a Place for Ideology in Understanding Recent English Third Sector Policy’ Third Sector Research Centre Working Paper 13, Birmingham and Southampton: Third Sector Research Centre, www.tsrc.ac.uk/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=4Suno23TJfw{\%}3d&tabid=500 Ingle, R. (2008) ‘Grey Panthers Biting Back’ Irish Times,25th October Kooiman, J. (1993) ‘Governance and governability: using complexity, dynamics and diversity’ in J. Kooiman (ed) Modern Governance: New Government Society Interactions, London: Sage Publications Kooiman, J. (2003) Governing as Governance, London: Sage Publications Koopmans, R., P. Statham, M. Guigni, F. Passy (2005) Contested Citizenship: Immigration and Cultural Diversity in Europe, Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press Larragy, J. (2006) ‘Origins and Significance of the Community and Voluntary Pillar in Irish Social Partnership’, The Economic and Social Review, 37 (3): 375-398 Levitas, R. (2005) The Inclusive Society? Social Exclusion and New labour, Basingstoke: Palgrave Lewis, J. (2004) ‘What is New Labour? Can it Deliver on Social Policy?’, in J. Lewis and R. Surender (eds) Welfare State Change: Towards a Third Way?, Oxford: Oxford University Press Lister, R. (2004) ‘the Third Way’s Social Investment State’ in J. Lewis, R. Surender (eds) Welfare State Change: Towards the Third Way?, Oxford: Oxford University Press Lowndes, V., L. Pratchett (2008) ‘Public Policy and Social Capital’ in D. Castiglione, J.W. van Deth and G. Wolleb (eds) The Handbook of Social Capital, Oxford: Oxford University Press Marshall, T. (1950, 2006) ‘Citizenship and Social Class’ in C. Pierson, F.G. Castles (eds): the Welfare State Reader, Cambridge: Polity Press McAdam, D. (2003). ‘Beyond Structural Analysis: Towards a More Dynamic Understanding of Social Movements’ in M. Diani & D. McAdam (Ed) Social Movements and Networks: Relational Approaches to Collective Action, Oxford: Oxford University Press McCarthy, J.D., D. Britt, M. Wolfson (1991) ‘The Institutional Channelling of Social Movements by the State in the United States’, in Research on Social Movements, Conflict and Change Vol. 13, JAI Press: 45 - 76 Munck R. (2006) ‘Global Civil Society: Royal Road or Slippery Path? Voluntas 17 325 -332 Newman, J. (2005) ‘ Introduction’ in J. Newman (Ed) Remaking Governance: People, Politics and the Public Sphere, Bristol, the Policy Press Newman, J., J. Clarke (2009) ‘Narrating Subversion, assembling citizenship’, in M. Barnes (Ed) Subversive Citizens: Power, Agency and Resistance in Public Services, Bristol: the Policy Press Newman, J., J. Clarke (2009) Publics, Politics and Power: Remaking the Public in Public Services, Los Angeles, London: Sage Publications Phillips, S.D. (2009) ‘the Harper Government and the Voluntary Sector’ in R. Laforest (Ed) The New Federal Policy Agenda and the Voluntary Sector: On the Cutting Edge, Montreal and Kingston, Ont: McGill-Queen’s University Press Pierre, J. (2000) Debating Governance: Authority, Steering and Democracy, Oxford: Oxford University Press Piven, F.F., R.A. Cloward (1979) Poor People’s Movements: Why they Succeed, how they fail, New York: Vintage Books Putnam, R.D. with R. Leonardi and R.Y. Nanetti (1993) Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press Putnam, R. D. (2000) Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community, New York, London: Simon & Schuster. Rhodes, R. (1997) Understanding Governance: Policy Networks, Reflexivity and Accountability, Buckingham: Open University Press Rhodes, R. (2007) ‘Understanding Governance Ten Years On’ Organization Studies, 28 (8): 1243-1264 Roberts, J.M., N. Crossley (2004) ‘Introduction’ in J.M. Roberts, N. Crossley (Ed) After Habermas: New Perspectives on the Public Sphere, Oxford, Blackwell Publishing Salamon, L. S.W. Skolowski, R. List (2003) Global Civil Society: an Overview, Baltimore: Center for Civil Society Studies, Johns Hopkins University Scott, K., S. Tsoukalas, P. Roberts, D. Lasby (2006) The Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector in Ontario: Regional Highlights of the National Survey of Nonprofit and Voluntary Organizations, Toronto: Imagine Canada Smerdon, M. (2009) ‘The First Principle of Voluntary Action’ in M. Smerdon (Ed) The First Principle of Voluntary Action: essays on the independence of the voluntary sector from government in Canada, England, Germany, Northern Ireland, Scotland, United States of America and Wales, London: the Baring Foundation Statistics Canada (2010) Ethnic Diversity and Immigration http://www41.statcan.ca/2007/30000/ceb30000_000-eng.htm, viewed 16/06/10) Surender, R. (2004). ‘Modern Challenges to the Welfare State and the Antecedents of the Third Way’ in Welfare State Change: Towards a Third Way? R. Surender, J. Lewis (Ed). Oxford, Oxford University Press. Tarrow, S. 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Anheier, H. (2007) ‘Reflections on the Concept and Measurement of Global Civil Society’, Voluntas 18 (1) 1 - 17 Banting, K., T. Courchene, F.L. Seidle (2007) ‘Introduction’ in K. Banting, T. Courchene, F.L. Seidle (Ed) The Art of the State, vol 3: Belonging? Diversity, Recognition and Shared Citizenship in Canada Montreal, Institute for Research on Public Policy Barnes, M., J. Newman, H. Sullivan (2007) Power, Participation and Political Renewal: Case Studies in Public Participation, Bristol: the Policy Press Benford, R.D., D. A. Snow (2000) ‘Framing Processes and Social Movements: an Overview and Assessment’, Annual Review of Sociology 26: 611 - 639 Bloemraad, I (2006) Becoming a Citizen: Incorporating Immigrants and Refugees in the United States and Canada, Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press Carmel, E. (2005) ‘Governance and the constitution of a European social’ in J. Newman (ed) Remaking Governance: Peoples, Politics and the Public Sphere, Bristol, the Policy Press Carmel. E., J. Harlock (2008) ‘Instituting the third sector as a governable terrain: procurement and performance in the UK’, Policy & Politics, 36, 2. Casey, J., B. Dalton, R. Melville, J. Onyx (2010) ‘Strengthening Government-Nonprofit Relations: International Experiences with Compacts’, Voluntary Sector Review, 1 (1) 59-76 Citizenship and Immigration Canada (2010) http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/department/laws-policy/agreements/ontario/can-ont-index.asp (accessed 15/06/2010) Clarke, J. (2004) Changing Welfare Changing States: New Directions in Social Policy, London, Thousand Oaks CA: Sage Publications Clarke, J. and C. Glendinning (2002) ‘Partnerships and the remaking of welfare governance’ in C. Glendinning, M. Powell and K. Rummery (eds) Partnerships, New Labour and the Governance of Welfare, Bristol: the Policy Press Clarke, J., J. Newman, N. Smith, E. Vidler, L. Westmarland (2008) Creating Citizen Consumers, London, Thousand Oaks CA: Sage Publications Cohen, J., A. Arato (1992) Civil Society and Political Theory, Cambridge, MA, The MIT Press. Dekker, P. (2009) ‘ Civicness: from Civil Society to Civic Services’ Voluntas 20 (3): 220 – 238 Dekker, P., A. Evers (2009) ‘Civicness and the Third Sector’, Voluntas 20 (3) 217 – 219 Edwards, M. (2004, 2009) Civil Society, Cambridge: Polity Press Eley, G. (1992) ‘Nations, Publics and Political Cultures’ in C. Calhoun (Ed) Habermas and the Public Sphere, Boston, Mass, MIT Press Evers, A. (2009) ‘Civicness and Civility: their Meanings for Social Services’ Voluntas 20 (3) : 239-259 Flint, J. (2009) ‘Subversive Subjects and Conditional, earned and denied citizenship’ in M. Barnes (Ed) Subversive Citizens: Power, Agency and Resistance in Public Services, Bristol: the Policy Press Fraser, N. (1990) ‘Rethinking the public sphere: A contribution to the critique of actually existing democracy’ Social Text 25/26: 56-80 Fraser, N. (1992) ‘Rethinking the Public Sphere: A Contribution to the Critique of Actually Existing Democracies’ in C. Calhoun (Ed) Habermas and the Public Sphere, Boston, Mass, MIT Press Gramsci, A. (1971) Selections from Prison Notebooks, London: Lawrence and Wishart Habermas, J. translated T. Burger with assistance of F. Lawrence (1989) The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere: an Enquiry into a Category of Bourgeois Society, Cambridge MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press Irish Independent October 1st – 31st 2008 Irish Times October 1st – 31st 2008 Keane, J. (1998) Democracy and Civil Society: On the Predicaments of European Socialism, the Prospects for Democracy and the Problem of Controlling Social and Political Power, London: University of Westminster Press (1998) Kendall, J. (2009) ‘Losing Political Influence? Finding a Place for Ideology in Understanding Recent English Third Sector Policy’ Third Sector Research Centre Working Paper 13, Birmingham and Southampton: Third Sector Research Centre, www.tsrc.ac.uk/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=4Suno23TJfw%3d&tabid=500 Ingle, R. (2008) ‘Grey Panthers Biting Back’ Irish Times,25th October Kooiman, J. (1993) ‘Governance and governability: using complexity, dynamics and diversity’ in J. Kooiman (ed) Modern Governance: New Government Society Interactions, London: Sage Publications Kooiman, J. (2003) Governing as Governance, London: Sage Publications Koopmans, R., P. Statham, M. Guigni, F. Passy (2005) Contested Citizenship: Immigration and Cultural Diversity in Europe, Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press Larragy, J. (2006) ‘Origins and Significance of the Community and Voluntary Pillar in Irish Social Partnership’, The Economic and Social Review, 37 (3): 375-398 Levitas, R. (2005) The Inclusive Society? Social Exclusion and New labour, Basingstoke: Palgrave Lewis, J. (2004) ‘What is New Labour? Can it Deliver on Social Policy?’, in J. Lewis and R. Surender (eds) Welfare State Change: Towards a Third Way?, Oxford: Oxford University Press Lister, R. (2004) ‘the Third Way’s Social Investment State’ in J. Lewis, R. Surender (eds) Welfare State Change: Towards the Third Way?, Oxford: Oxford University Press Lowndes, V., L. Pratchett (2008) ‘Public Policy and Social Capital’ in D. Castiglione, J.W. van Deth and G. Wolleb (eds) The Handbook of Social Capital, Oxford: Oxford University Press Marshall, T. (1950, 2006) ‘Citizenship and Social Class’ in C. Pierson, F.G. Castles (eds): the Welfare State Reader, Cambridge: Polity Press McAdam, D. (2003). ‘Beyond Structural Analysis: Towards a More Dynamic Understanding of Social Movements’ in M. Diani & D. McAdam (Ed) Social Movements and Networks: Relational Approaches to Collective Action, Oxford: Oxford University Press McCarthy, J.D., D. Britt, M. Wolfson (1991) ‘The Institutional Channelling of Social Movements by the State in the United States’, in Research on Social Movements, Conflict and Change Vol. 13, JAI Press: 45 - 76 Munck R. (2006) ‘Global Civil Society: Royal Road or Slippery Path? Voluntas 17 325 -332 Newman, J. (2005) ‘ Introduction’ in J. Newman (Ed) Remaking Governance: People, Politics and the Public Sphere, Bristol, the Policy Press Newman, J., J. Clarke (2009) ‘Narrating Subversion, assembling citizenship’, in M. Barnes (Ed) Subversive Citizens: Power, Agency and Resistance in Public Services, Bristol: the Policy Press Newman, J., J. Clarke (2009) Publics, Politics and Power: Remaking the Public in Public Services, Los Angeles, London: Sage Publications Phillips, S.D. (2009) ‘the Harper Government and the Voluntary Sector’ in R. Laforest (Ed) The New Federal Policy Agenda and the Voluntary Sector: On the Cutting Edge, Montreal and Kingston, Ont: McGill-Queen’s University Press Pierre, J. (2000) Debating Governance: Authority, Steering and Democracy, Oxford: Oxford University Press Piven, F.F., R.A. Cloward (1979) Poor People’s Movements: Why they Succeed, how they fail, New York: Vintage Books Putnam, R.D. with R. Leonardi and R.Y. Nanetti (1993) Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press Putnam, R. D. (2000) Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community, New York, London: Simon & Schuster. Rhodes, R. (1997) Understanding Governance: Policy Networks, Reflexivity and Accountability, Buckingham: Open University Press Rhodes, R. (2007) ‘Understanding Governance Ten Years On’ Organization Studies, 28 (8): 1243-1264 Roberts, J.M., N. Crossley (2004) ‘Introduction’ in J.M. Roberts, N. Crossley (Ed) After Habermas: New Perspectives on the Public Sphere, Oxford, Blackwell Publishing Salamon, L. S.W. Skolowski, R. List (2003) Global Civil Society: an Overview, Baltimore: Center for Civil Society Studies, Johns Hopkins University Scott, K., S. Tsoukalas, P. Roberts, D. Lasby (2006) The Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector in Ontario: Regional Highlights of the National Survey of Nonprofit and Voluntary Organizations, Toronto: Imagine Canada Smerdon, M. (2009) ‘The First Principle of Voluntary Action’ in M. Smerdon (Ed) The First Principle of Voluntary Action: essays on the independence of the voluntary sector from government in Canada, England, Germany, Northern Ireland, Scotland, United States of America and Wales, London: the Baring Foundation Statistics Canada (2010) Ethnic Diversity and Immigration http://www41.statcan.ca/2007/30000/ceb30000_000-eng.htm, viewed 16/06/10) Surender, R. (2004). ‘Modern Challenges to the Welfare State and the Antecedents of the Third Way’ in Welfare State Change: Towards a Third Way? R. Surender, J. Lewis (Ed). Oxford, Oxford University Press. Tarrow, S. (1998) Power in Movements: Social Movements and Contentious Politics, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press Taylor, M. (2007) Community Participation in the Real World: Opportunities and Pitfalls in New Governance Spaces, Urban Studies 44 (2): 297 - 319 Valkenburg, B. (2007) ‘Individualising activation services: thrashing out an ambiguous concept’ in R. van Berkel, B. Valkenburg (Ed) Making it Personal: Individualising Activation Services in the EU, Bristol: the Policy Press Walsh, J. (2001). Catalysts for change: Public policy reform through local partnership in Ireland. Local Partnerships and Social Exclusion in the European Union: New Forms of local social governance? M. Geddes and J. Benington (eds). London and New York, Routledge. White, D (2003)’Social Policy and Solidarity, Orphans of the New Model of Social Cohesion’, Canadian Journal of Sociology (28) 51-76 Young, I.M. (2000). Inclusion and Democracy, Oxford: Oxford University Press

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