The End of the Welfare State? (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
256
Utgivningsdatum
2007-12-01
Upplaga
illustrated ed
Förlag
Routledge
Medarbetare
Taylor-Gooby, Peter
Illustrationer
black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
Dimensioner
235 x 156 x 15 mm
Vikt
360 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
49:B&W 6.14 x 9.21 in or 234 x 156 mm (Royal 8vo) Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780415463263
The End of the Welfare State? (häftad)

The End of the Welfare State?

Responses to State Retrenchment

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Throughout the world, politicians from all the main parties are cutting back on state welfare provision, encouraging people to use the private sector instead and developing increasingly stringent techniques for the surveillance of the poor. Almost all experts agree that we are likely to see further constraints on state welfare in the 21st Century. Gathering together the findings from up-to-date attitude surveys in Europe East and West, the US and Australasia, this revealing book shows that, contrary to the claims of many experts and policy-makers, the welfare state is still highly popular with the citizens of most countries. This evidence will add to controversy in an area of fundamental importance to public policy and to current social science debate.
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Stefan Svallfors is lecturer of sociology, Umea University, Sweden. Peter Taylor-Gooby is professor of social policy at the University of Kent.

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1. 'Hollowing Out' Versus the New Interventionism: Public Attitudes and Welfare Futures"Peter Taylor-Gooby" 2. Changing Labour Markets, New Social Divisions and Welfare State Support: Denmark in the 1990s."Joergen Goul Andersen" 3. The Middle Class and Welfare State Retrenchment: Attitudes to Swedish Welfare Policies"Stefan Svallfors" 4. Who Wants to Preserve the "Scandinavian Service State"? Attitudes to Welfare Services Among Citizens and Local Government Elities in Finland 1992-96."Helena Blomberg and Christian Kroll" 5. Welfare State Opinions Among Citizens, MP-Candidates and Elites: Evidence from Finland"Pauli Forma" 6. Progressive Taxation Farewell? Attitudes to Income Redistribution and Taxation in Sweden, Great Britain, and the United States"Jonas Edlund" 7. Within and Without: Labour Force Status and Political Views in Four Welfare States"George Matheson and Michael Wearing" 8. Need, Citizenship or Merit: Public Opinion on Pension Policy in Australia, Finland and Poland"Pauli Forma & Olli Kangas" 9. Egalitarianism, Perception of Conflicts, and Support for Transformation in Poland"Krzysztof Zagorski" 10. And What if the State Fades Away? The Civilising Process and the State"Zsuzsa Ferge"