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Reforming long-term care in Europe

Author: Joan Costa-i-Font
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Series: Broadening perspectives on social policy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Reforming Long-term Care in Europe offers the most up-to-date analysis of the features and developments of long-term care in Europe. Each chapter focuses on a key question in the policy debate in each country and offers a description and analysis of each system. Offers the very latest analysis of long-term care reform agendas in Europe. Compares countries comparatively less studied with the experiences of reform in
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Costa-i-Font
ISBN: 9781444338737 1444338730
OCLC Number: 701242183
Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Editorial Introduction (Joan Costa-Font, London School of Economics and Political Science). --
1. Long-term Care: A Suitable Case for Social Insurance (Nicholas Barr, London School of Economics and Political Science). --
2. The Long Road to Universalism? Recent Developments in the Financing of Long-term Care in England (Adelina Comas-Herrera, Raphael Wittenberg and Linda Pickard, all London School of Economics and Political Science). --
3. Reforming Long-term Care Policy in France: Private-Public Complementarities (Blanche Le Bihan and Claude Martin, both School of Studies in Public Health (EHESP), Rennes, France). --
4. Sustainability of Comprehensive Universal Long-term Care Insurance in the Netherlands (Frederik T. Schut, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands and Bernard van den Berg, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands). --
5. Social Insurance for Long-Term Care: An Evaluation of the German Model (Heinz Rothgang, University of Bremen, Germany). --
6. Long-term Care in Central and South-Eastern Europe: Challenges and Perspectives in Addressing a 'New' Social Risk (August Österle, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria). --
7. Devolution, Diversity and Welfare Reform: Long-term Care in the 'Latin Rim' (Joan Costa-Font, London School of Economics and Political Science). --
8. One Uniform Welfare State or a Multitude of Welfare Municipalities? The Evolution of Local Variation in Swedish Elder Care (Gun-Britt Trydegård and Mats Thorslund, both Stockholm University, Sweden). --
9. Reforming Long-term Care in Portugal: Dealing with the Multidimensional Character of Quality (Silvina Santana, University of Aveiro, Portugal). --
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Series Title: Broadening perspectives on social policy.
Responsibility: edited by Joan Costa-Font.
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