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Social Welfare Around the World: Social Welfare Around the World


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

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

1st Edition

Marija Stambolieva
August 27, 2019

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...

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

1st Edition

Katharina Böhm
July 05, 2019

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...

Empowerment and Control in the Australian Welfare State: A Critical Analysis of Australian Social Policy Since 1972

Empowerment and Control in the Australian Welfare State: A Critical Analysis of Australian Social Policy Since 1972

1st Edition

Philip Mendes
October 25, 2018

This book explores the tensions between the competing social rights and social control functions of the modern Australian welfare state. By critically examining the history and rhetoric of the Australian welfare state from 1972 to the present day, and using the author’s long-standing research on...

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

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

1st Edition

Bent Greve
January 30, 2018

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...

Health Care Systems in Developing Countries in Asia

Health Care Systems in Developing Countries in Asia

1st Edition

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...

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