In light of four welfare principles are family centres analyzed as they emerge in Sociomedical Journals special issue on family centers. The principles are: 1. welfare as a social compensatory 2. welfare as a social guarantee 3. welfare as social services, and 4. welfare as social investment. The question is whether and how they compete for attention and what impact it may have. The results shows that three of the four welfare principles appear as complementary in the vision of family centres while they appear as being in conflict when the texts are dealing with professionals everyday work. The organizational form, the form of family centres, seems to help the professionals in their dealing with conflicts between different principles in some types of work situations.
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - 2011|
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