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Health Care Systems in Developing Countries in Asia

Health Care Systems in Developing Countries in Asia

Christian Aspalter, Kenny Teguh Pribadi, Robin Gauld
June 21, 2017

For the last two decades, major Asian economies have successfully kept their economic growth momentum going. Now, as these economies are entering a new phase of economic growth, more attention is being paid to their respective states of social development, especially the provision and the expansion...

Long-term Care for the Elderly in Europe: Development and Prospects

Long-term Care for the Elderly in Europe: Development and Prospects

Bent Greve
November 29, 2016

Long-term care is an increasingly important issue in many contemporary welfare states around the globe given ageing populations. This ground-breaking book provides detailed case studies of 11 EU-member states’ welfare regimes within Europe to show how welfare states organize, structures and deliver...

The Transformation of the Social Right to Healthcare: Evidence from England and Germany

The Transformation of the Social Right to Healthcare: Evidence from England and Germany

Katharina Böhm
July 04, 2016

This pathbreaking book investigates welfare state change in the area of health care- a field widely neglected by comparative welfare state research. While some work on health care expenditure exists, health care rights have not been systematically studied since social rights have exclusively...

Welfare State Transformation in the Yugoslav Successor States: From Social to Unequal

Welfare State Transformation in the Yugoslav Successor States: From Social to Unequal

Marija Stambolieva
May 18, 2016

Welfare states are the product of economic, political and social interactions, and undergo changes as these interactions transform. Existing welfare state theories mainly tend to explain the emergence and development of the welfare state in the western, industrialized and capitalist world. While...

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