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Welfare states in transition [electronic resource] : national adaptations in global economies / edited by G�sta Esping-Andersen.

Contributor(s): Esping-Andersen, G�sta, 1947- | United Nations Research Institute for Social Development.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, 1996Description: 1 online resource (xii, 276 p.).ISBN: 9780857021861 (electronic bk.); 0857021869 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Welfare state | Public welfare | �Etat providence | Aide sociale | �Economie du bien-�etre | Relations �economiques internationales | Politique sociale | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Services | Verzorgingsstaat | Sociale politiek | Estado (pol�itica) | �Economie politique et politique | �Etat providence | Aide sociale | Politique sociale -- �Etudes comparatives | Sozialstaat | Sozialpolitik | Wohlfahrtsstaat | Sozialer Wandel | Weltwirtschaft | Transformation | WELFARE STATE | NORDIC COUNTRIES | WESTERN EUROPE | AUSTRALIA | NEW ZEALAND | CANADA | UNITED STATES | LATIN AMERICA | EAST ASIA | EASTERN EUROPE | ECONOMIES IN TRANSITION | SOCIAL SECURITY | Welfare servicesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Welfare states in transition.DDC classification: 361.6/5 Other classification: 71.80 | DHL UNRISD(02)/W35 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
After the golden age? Welfare state dilemmas in a global economy / G�sta Esping-Andersen -- The Scandinavian welfare states : achievements, crisis and prospects / John D. Stephens -- Welfare states without work : the impasse of labour shedding and familialism in continental European social policy / G�sta Esping-Andersen -- Needs-based strategies of social protection in Australia and New Zealand / Frances G. Castles -- When markets fail : social welfare in Canada and the United States / John Myles -- Options for social policy in Latin America : neoliberal versus social democratic models / Evelyne Huber -- The East Asian welfare states : peripatetic learning, adaptive change and nation-building / Roger Goodman and Ito Peng -- Social protection in central and eastern Europe : a tale of slipping anchors and torn safety nets / Guy Standing -- Positive-sum solutions in a world of trade-offs? / G�sta Esping-Andersen.
Summary: This book offers a global level comparison between welfare states, actual and emerging, in Europe, East Asia, Australia North & Latin America. The consequences of an ageing population deregulation and heightened inequality are discussed in detail.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Published in association with United Nations Research Institute for Social Development.

After the golden age? Welfare state dilemmas in a global economy / G�sta Esping-Andersen -- The Scandinavian welfare states : achievements, crisis and prospects / John D. Stephens -- Welfare states without work : the impasse of labour shedding and familialism in continental European social policy / G�sta Esping-Andersen -- Needs-based strategies of social protection in Australia and New Zealand / Frances G. Castles -- When markets fail : social welfare in Canada and the United States / John Myles -- Options for social policy in Latin America : neoliberal versus social democratic models / Evelyne Huber -- The East Asian welfare states : peripatetic learning, adaptive change and nation-building / Roger Goodman and Ito Peng -- Social protection in central and eastern Europe : a tale of slipping anchors and torn safety nets / Guy Standing -- Positive-sum solutions in a world of trade-offs? / G�sta Esping-Andersen.

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This book offers a global level comparison between welfare states, actual and emerging, in Europe, East Asia, Australia North & Latin America. The consequences of an ageing population deregulation and heightened inequality are discussed in detail.

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