Welfare States in Transition: National Adaptations in Global Economies

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Gøsta Esping-Andersen
SAGE Publications, 28 mai 1996 - 276 pages
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This wide-ranging comparative analysis of contemporary and future changes in welfare states looks at the different trajectories of the welfare states of Europe, North America, the Antipodes, and the emerging scenarios in Latin America, East Asia and Central and Eastern Europe.

Leading experts on each of these regions examine the current structures of social protection, consider the causes of the current welfare state crisis and highlight evolving trends for welfare policy. Different welfare states are shown to manifest different forms of crisis. Among the symptoms of crisis, Welfare States in Transition suggests that the effect of popluation ageing is exaggerated, and an at least equally fundamental challenge lies in

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G[sl]osta Esping-Andersen is Professor of Comparative Social Systems at the University of Trento. He is the author of Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism (1990) and Politics against Markets (1985), and the editor of Changing Classes (1993)

CONTRIBUTORS OUTSIDE WESTERN HEMISPHERE

Francis G Castles ANU Canberra

Roger Goodman University of Oxford

Ito Peng University of Oxford

Guy Standing ILO Geneva

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