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The Oxford handbook of the welfare state

Author: Francis G Castles
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a volume consisting of nearly 50 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.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis G Castles
ISBN: 9780199650514 0199650519
OCLC Number: 782988417
Notes: Originally published in hardback: 2010.
Description: xxx, 876 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Philosophical justifications and critiques of the welfare state --
History --
Approaches --
Inputs and actors --
Policies --
Policy outcomes --
Worlds of welfare --
Prospects.
Other Titles: Welfare state
Responsibility: edited by Francis G. Castles [and others].
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