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The Future of Welfare in a Global Europe

Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, UK : Ashgate Publishing Ltd., [2015]
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Set up to eradicate poverty by providing a minimum standard of living and social safety net, this volume highlights the internal and external pressures on the welfare state and asks whether any  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9781472463098 1472463099
OCLC Number: 921986026
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Contents: Preface; Introduction: the future of welfare in a global Europe, Bernd Marin. Part I From Warfare to Welfare and Workfare: War and the welfare state, Herbert Obinger and Klaus Petersen. Part II Demographic Metabolism, New Measures of Age and Ageing, and the Active Ageing Index (AAI) 2012-2015: Demographic metabolism: enabling future generations, Wolfgang Lutz; An easily understood and intergenerationally equitable normal pension age, Warren C. Sanderson and Sergei Scherbov; The Active Ageing Index (AAI) 2012-2015, Asghar Zaidi. Part III Towards a Human Investment State: Future-Able Education, Skill Formation, and Economic-Financial Literacy as Prerequisites of Sustainable Welfare Society: Social investment, skills, and inequality: hard choices in education and welfare state policies, Marius R. Busemeyer; Skills, stakes, and clout: early human capital foundations for European welfare futures, Pieter Vanhuysse; `Reform, inform, educate': a new paradigm for pension systems' sustainability. Lessons from the 2011 `Rescue Italy' pension reform, Elsa Fornero. Part IV Class, Generation, Gender, and Age Cleavages in Ageing Societies: Cleavages in ageing societies: generation, age, or class?, Martin Kohli; Women's work and pensions. Drawing lessons from Central and Eastern Europe, Agnieszka Chlon-Dominczak; Reallocation of resources across age in a comparative European setting. The National Transfer Accounts project, Alexia Furnkranz-Prskawetz. Part V Too Sick to Work? Disability - and Happiness - in Stressful and Long-Life Societies: Too sick to work? The role of mental ill-health as a driver of inactivity and long-term unemployment, Christopher Prinz; Happily ever after. The role of welfare policies, Orsolya Lelkes. Part VI Fragile Welfare Sustainability: Two Model Cases in Point: How sustainable is the Swedish model?, Joakim Palme; Plea for an `Agenda 2020', Bert Rurup. Part VII No European Social Model in Europe - or Towards a European Social Union?: No `European social model' in Europe? A polemic statement of disappointment by a critical proponent, Bernd Marin; The case for a European social union. From muddling through to a sense of common purpose, Frank Vandenbroucke.
Responsibility: Bernd Marin (Ed.).


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