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Title The Welfare state East and West / edited by Richard Rose and Rei Shiratori ; contributors, Erik Allardt [and others].
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1986.

Series OUP E-Books.
Subject Welfare state -- Congresses.
Alt Name Rose, Richard, 1933-
Shiratori, Rei, 1937-
Allardt, Erik.
Description 1 online resource (213 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Welfare in society : three worlds or one? / Richard Rose and Rei Shiraton -- Common goals but different roles : the state's contribution to the welfare mix / Richard Rose -- Welfare and "welfare" in America / Nathan Glazer -- The development of the welfare mix in Japan / Naomi Maruo -- The dynamics of the welfare mix in Britain / Richard Rose -- The civic conception of the welfare state in Scandinavia / Erik Allardt -- Development, structure, and prospects of the German social state / Wolfgang Zapf -- The Israeli welfare system -- a nation with a difference / Shmuel Eisenstadt -- Overcommitment in pensions : the Japanese experience / Yukio Noguchi -- The future of the welfare state / Rei Shiratori -- Appendix : Data about major industrial nations.
Summary A unique comparative examination of the different ways in which modern democratic societies provide welfare today, with special attention to the US, Japan, Britain, Scandinavia, West Germany, and Israel.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1423758307 (electronic bk.)
9781423758303 (electronic bk.)
0195039564 (Cloth)
OCLC # 252540996
Additional Format Print version: Welfare state East and West. New York : Oxford University Press, 1986 (DLC) 86000697.

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