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Shadow State

A para-state apparatus comprised of multiple organizations, administered outside of traditional democratic politics and charged with major collective service responsibilities previously shouldered by the public sector.

(DeVerteuil, Geoffrey, Woobae Lee, Jennifer Wolch. 2002. “New spaces for the local welfare state? The case of General Relief in Los Angeles County”, Social and Cultural Geography, 3/3.)

     

Shadow State

A para-state apparatus comprised of multiple organizations, administered outside of traditional democratic politics and charged with major collective service responsibilities previously shouldered by the public sector.

(DeVerteuil, Geoffrey, Woobae Lee, Jennifer Wolch. 2002. “New spaces for the local welfare state? The case of General Relief in Los Angeles County”, Social and Cultural Geography, 3/3.)

Approved for glossaryposting by Ben Eisen on December 6, 2010


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