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Reforming long-term care in Europe

Author: Joan Costa-i-Font; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Series: Broadening perspectives on social policy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Reforming long-term care in Europe.
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
(DLC) 2011001477
(OCoLC)701242183
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Costa-i-Font; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN: 9781444395556 1444395556 9781444338737 1444338730
OCLC Number: 757511862
Description: 1 online resource (176 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Editorial Introduction (Joan Costa-Font ). 1. Long-term Care: A Suitable Case for Social Insurance ( Nicholas Barr ). 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 ). 3. Reforming Long-term Care Policy in France: Private-Public Complementarities ( Blanche Le Bihan and Claude Martin ). 4. Sustainability of Comprehensive Universal Long-term Care Insurance in the Netherlands ( Frederik T. Schut and Bernard van den Berg ). 5. Social Insurance for Long-Term Care: An Evaluation of the German Model ( Heinz Rothgang ). 6. Long-term Care in Central and South-Eastern Europe: Challenges and Perspectives in Addressing a 'New' Social Risk ( August Osterle ). 7. Devolution, Diversity and Welfare Reform: Long-term Care in the 'Latin Rim' ( Joan Costa-Font ). 8. One Uniform Welfare State or a Multitude of Welfare Municipalities? The Evolution of Local Variation in Swedish Elder Care ( Gun-Britt Trydegard and Mats Thorslund ). 9. Reforming Long-term Care in Portugal: Dealing with the Multidimensional Character of Quality ( Silvina Santana ). Index.
Series Title: Broadening perspectives on social policy.
Responsibility: edited by Joan Costa-Font.
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