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Title Welfare states in transition : national adaptations in global economies / edited by Gøsta Esping-Andersen.
Imprint London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, 1996.

Subject Welfare state.
Public welfare.
Alt Name Esping-Andersen, Gøsta, 1947-
United Nations Research Institute for Social Development.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 276 pages)
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents After the golden age? Welfare state dilemmas in a global economy / Gøsta 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 / Gøsta 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? / Gøsta 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.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780857021861 (electronic bk.)
0857021869 (electronic bk.)
9781446216941 (ebook)
1446216942 (ebook)
0761950486 (pbk.)
9780761950486 (pbk.)
OCLC # 654304756
Additional Format Print version: Welfare states in transition. London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, 1996 (DLC) 96068418 (OCoLC)35134878