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Development, democracy, and welfare states : Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe

Author: Stephan Haggard; Robert R Kaufman
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2008.
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Compares the distinctive welfare states of Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe. This book traces the historical origins of social policy in these regions to crucial political changes in the  Read more...

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Haggard, Stephan.
Development, democracy, and welfare states.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2008
(OCoLC)606179014
Online version:
Haggard, Stephan.
Development, democracy, and welfare states.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2008
(OCoLC)609013284
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephan Haggard; Robert R Kaufman
ISBN: 9780691135953 0691135959 9780691135960 0691135967
OCLC Number: 185095521
Awards: Commended for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2009.
Description: xxvi, 473 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: towards a political economy of social policy --
The historical origins of welfare systems, 1945-80 --
Social policy in Latin America, East Asia and Eastern Europe, 1945-1980: an overview --
The expansion of welfare commitments in Latin America, 1945-80 --
The evolution of social contracts in East Asia, 1950-80 --
Building the socialist welfare state: the expansion of welfare commitments in Eastern Europe --
Democratization, economic crisis, and welfare reform, 1980-2005 --
The political economy of welfare reform --
Democracy, growth and the evolution of social contracts in East Asia, 1980-2005 --
Democracy, economic crisis and social policy in Latin America, 1980-2005 --
The legacy of the socialist welfare state, 1990-2005 --
Conclusion: Latin America, East Asia, Eastern Europe, and the theory of the welfare state --
Appendix 1. cross-national empirical studies of the effects of democracy on social policy and social outcomes --
Appendix 2. fiscal federalism and social spending in Latin America, East Asia and Eastern Europe --
Appendix 3. a cross-section model of social policy and outcomes in middle-income countries, 1973-1980 --
Appendix 4. regime-coding rules --
Appendix 5. a cross-section, time-series model of social spending in Latin America, East Asia, and Eastern Europe, 1980-2000 --
Appendix 6. social security, health and education expenditure in East Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe, 1980-2005 --
References.
Responsibility: Stephan Haggard and Robert R. Kaufman.
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