Welfare and the State

1st Edition

Nicholas Deakin, Catherine Jones Finer, Bob Matthews

Routledge
Published November 6, 2003
Reference - 2000 Pages
ISBN 9780415262873 - CAT# RU23297
Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

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Summary

One of the most contested issues of the 20th century is that of welfare - how it should be available, to whom, on what terms and by what means. The debate on welfare has taken place across the developed world, and has spread to developing nations: it encompasses a wide range of ideological positions and consumes a large proportion of the resources of states that provide it. This collection explores the ramifications of welfare and the state over the course of the 20th century, drawing material from a range of disciplines and with a geographical coverage across all the major developed countries.

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