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A European Welfare State?

European Union Social Policy in Context

by Mark Kleinman

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

  • EU & European institutions,
  • Social issues,
  • Welfare & benefit systems,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • EU (European Union),
  • General,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Economic integration,
  • European Union countries,
  • Social aspects,
  • Social policy,
  • Welfare state

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9653414M
    ISBN 100333698916
    ISBN 109780333698914

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This work seeks to provide a novel perspective on the condition of European welfare states. The challenges to the welfare state are indisputable, ranging from changing demographic, social and family structures to high levels of unemployment, rising entitlements and the growth of social expenditure.

"Crisis", "breakdown" and "dismantlement" have emerged as the catchphrases of both academic and. This ambivalence is suggestive of a crisis in the European welfare state. But if this is so it is normative rather than structural: whether states privilege the ‘social’ or the ‘economic’ in welfare measures is a matter of political decision.

In this book, José Antonio Ocampo and Joseph E. Stiglitz bring together distinguished contributors to examine the global variations of social programs and make the case for a redesigned twenty-first-century welfare state.

The Welfare State Revisited takes on major debates about social well-being, considering the merits of universal versus.

This book provides an alternative, more optimistic interpretation. It aims to increase both theoretical understanding and empirical knowledge of recent welfare reforms in areas including Spain, Denmark, the UK, Germany and the EU as a whole.

An essential resource for students, researchers and practitioners with an interest in the welfare by: The second edition of this Handbook is most timely, given the often-fundamental welfare state transformations against the background of the financial and economic crises, transforming social policy ideas, as well as political shifts in a number of European countries.

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[Franz-Xaver Kaufmann; John H Veit Wilson; Thomas Skelton-Robinson] -- While social welfare programs, often inspired by international organizations, are spreading throughout the world, the more far-reaching notion of governmental responsibility for the basic well-being.

This book introduces the concept of new social risks in welfare state studies and explains their relevance to the comparative understanding of social policy in Europe. New social risks arise from shifts in the balance of work and family life as a direct result of the declining importance of the male breadwinner family, changes in the labor.

The welfare state is a form of government in which the state protects and promotes the economic and social well-being of the citizens, based upon the principles of equal opportunity, equitable distribution of wealth, and public responsibility for citizens unable to avail themselves of the minimal provisions for a good life.

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From the very beginning of history all human societies have been based on a social contract concerning the division of wealth.

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Welfare state reform has been a focus of domestic policy making in many European countries in recent years. Representing almost a third of the EU population and two distinctive models of European welfare states, this book compares development in British and German social policy over the past 25 years.

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The book combines both theoretical and empirical analysis to provide a critical account of the relationship between globalization and change in European welfare states. Firstly the key theoretical and conceptual debates are reviewed and the existing perspectives on globalization and.

European Foundations of the Welfare State Franz-Xaver Kaufmann Translated from the German by John Veit-Wilson Foreword by Anthony B. Atkinson, Nuffield College, University of Oxford.

pages, 3 figures, bibliog., index. ISBN $/£ Hb Published (June ) ISBN $/£ Pb Published (December Author: Franz-Xaver Kaufmann. The &#;Golden Age' of the welfare state in Europe was characterised by a strengthening of social rights as citizens became increasingly protected through the collective provision of income security and social services.

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