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The future of European welfare

a new social contract?
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Macmillan Press, St. Martin"s Press , Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York
Public welfare -- Europe., Welfare state., Europe -- Social po

Places

Europe, Eu

Statementedited by Martin Rhodes and Yves Mény.
ContributionsRhodes, Martin, 1956 Feb. 23-, Mény, Yves.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN380.5.A8 F87 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 287 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL691101M
ISBN 100333678249, 0312211953
LC Control Number97038223

European welfare states are The future of European welfare book under stress and the 'social contracts' that underpin them are being challenged.

First, welfare spending has arguably 'grown to limits' in a number of countries while expanding everywhere in the s in line with higher unemployment. Second, demographic change. European welfare states are currently under stress and the 'social contracts' that underpin them are being challenged.

First, welfare spending has arguably 'grown to limits' in a number of countries while expanding everywhere in the s in line with higher by: European welfare states are currently under stress and the 'social contracts' that underpin them are being challenged.

First, welfare spending has arguably 'grown to limits' in a number of countries while expanding everywhere in the s in line with higher unemployment. Using data from the European Social Survey, these empirical analyses examine welfare state attitudes and draw conclusions for the tically the book is linked to analyses of altering social risks, policy challenges, policy changes and policy performance of the European welfare states.

The analyses in the book explore a variety of. Get this from a library. The future of European welfare: a new social contract?.

[Martin Rhodes; Yves Mény;] -- This book considers the implications of spending growth as unemployment has grown, demographic change and the emergence of new patterns of family and working life, plus the economic context and the.

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A common belief is that the European welfare states are in a position of crisis or heading towards one with the process of globalization removing any hopes of eventual worldwide welfare.

This book challenges this assumption arguing that a proper understanding of the future role of the welfare state requires a broader social perspective that. The Future of the Welfare State: European And Global Perspectives Bent Greve This book challenges the common beliefs that the European welfare states are already in or are heading towards crisis and that the process of globalisation necessarily puts paid to any hopes of eventual worldwide welfare.

The editors more than accomplish their stated goal of compiling a book focused on the changing ''attitudes to the welfare state of ordinary people in almost thirty European countries''.

The book and its 12 chapters are well conceptualized, well structured, and well written.'--Larry Nackerud, Journal of Sociology and Social WelfareCited by: Recent discussions in most European countries and in international organisations such as EU and OECD in relation to the future developments in the welfare state have to a very high degree focussed on whether or not the changes in demography in the next years will mean that reductions in, the dismantling or retrenchment of the welfare states are : Bent Greve.

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Lowest price and Replacement Guarantee. Cash On Delivery Available. Table of Contents. Preface; Introduction: the future of welfare in a global Europe, Bernd I From Warfare to Welfare and Workfare: War and the welfare state, Herbert Obinger and Klaus II Demographic Metabolism, New Measures of Age and Ageing, and the Active Ageing Index (AAI) Demographic metabolism: enabling future generations.

The NORFACE Welfare State Futures research programme () was designed to ask, and answer, fundamental questions about the design, delivery and experience of welfare states in the 21st century from a wide variety of perspectives and disciplines.

The programme featured a Europe-wide network of researchers gathered around fifteen large projects comprising 60. These shifts provide a hint about the ‘future of work’, and have enormous consequences for people’s well-being, as well as for the survival of the social welfare system.

In the latest phase of this trend, more people are finding work in the ‘digital economy’, via online Web. ‘This volume represents an important addition to existing research on welfare attitudes. A particular highlight is the extensive and original application of new cross-national survey data from the European Social Survey.

The volume provides new substantia. There is a need to initiate a broad, evidence-based debate and dialogue on the future of the welfare state in the region. Most challenges facing the mature welfare states are also present in the Western Balkans, such as demographic changes, and in particular population ageing, globalization, family transformation and changes in the labour market.

The Future of European Welfare by Martin Rhodes,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Using data from the European Social Survey, these empirical analyses examine welfare state attitudes and draw conclusions for the future.

Theoretically the book is linked to analyses of altering social risks, policy challenges, policy changes and policy performance of. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm.

Contents: Introduction: The social, political and economic future of the European welfare states / Bent Greve --Part 1: European welfare perspective.A tale of two pensions reforms: a Sraffian view / Sergio Cesaratto ; Is there a demographic time-bomb.

European Welfare Futures presents a clear and up-to-date analysis of developments in social policy in the main EU member states. It provides a systematic account of welfare retrenchment and assesses the competing explanations of this process. Major dataset on European attitudes to the future of welfare is now available.

The WelfSOC Research team is pleased to announce that the full dataset of the Welfare State Futures – Our Children’s Europe project is now publicly available. The dataset includes the democratic forum and focus group discussions, and also the related technical notes and background materials.

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This work seeks to provide a novel perspective on the condition of European welfare states. The challenges to the welfare state are indisputable, ranging from changing demographic, social and family structures to high levels of unemployment, rising entitlements and the growth of social expenditure.

"Crisis", "breakdown" and "dismantlement" have emerged as the catchphrases of. This book draws on a cross-cultural and interdisciplinary lens to analyse gambling regulations, policies and the use of gambling revenue. This socio-historical and economic view transcends national borders and illustrates the various interests, networks and power relations in.

Written by one of the world's leading policy researchers, this book seeks to assess the threat posed to modern welfare states by globalization and demographic change.

Using empirical methods, and bringing together insights from across the social sciences, Castles interrogates a range of theories suggesting that the welfare state is in crisis. The book also examines the extent to which welfare states across the OECD have been restructured in recent years and whether there are signs of the emergence of a distinctive European ‘social model’.

Again, it finds that accounts of substantial welfare state restructuring and of the Europeanization of the welfare state are much exaggerated. This book introduces the concept of new social risks in welfare state studies and explains their relevance to the comparative understanding of social policy in Europe.

New social risks arise from shifts in the balance of work and family life as a direct result of the declining importance of the male breadwinner family, changes in the labor. Although the crisis in European welfare states following the financial meltdown was a consequence of the financial crisis, it became progressively portrayed as its cause.

This Roundtable. Leibfried, S. () National welfare states, European integration and globalization: a perspective for the next century, Social Policy & Administration 34 (1), 44 – Leibfried, S. and Pierson, P. () Social by: The Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State is a definitive guide to the contemporary welfare state.

In a volume consisting of nearly fifty newly-written chapters, a broad range of the world's leading scholars offer a comprehensive account of everything one needs to know about the modern welfare state. The book is divided into eight sections. It begins with an evaluation of the.

Future of European Welfare State European Liberal Forum (ELF) argues that welfare state needs to redefine its foundations in Europe because most of the states are not ready for new, upcoming.

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This book seeks to discern the likely path of future welfare state development in Western nations through an evaluation of a series of accounts of that development over recent years.

Influential accounts tell us variously that the entire welfare state project is endangered by global economic trends and that the demands of an ageing population. Economic solidarity/future welfare state.

It is unrealistic to think that there will be complete economic equality in nations that have free markets. However, we should attempt to follow the Scandinavian welfare model to a certain degree to ensure a solid welfare program to .A provocative argument that unless Europe takes serious action soon, its economic and political decline is unavoidable, and a clear statement of the steps Europe must take before it's too late.

Unless Europe takes action soon, its further economic and political decline is almost inevitable, economists Alberto Alesina and Francesco Giavazzi write in this provocative book. Written by one of the world's leading policy researchers, this book seeks to assess the threat posed to modern welfare states by globalization and demographic change.

Using empirical methods, and bringing together insights from across the social sciences, Castles interrogates a range of theories suggesting that the welfare state is in crisis.