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Social security and welfare : concepts and comparisons

Author: Robert Walker
Publisher: Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2005.
Series: Introducing social policy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What are the aims of social security and assistance provisions? Are they effective? Why do countries differ in the design and effectiveness of their social security systems? This introductory textbook provides a foundation for the systematic study of social security, including means-tested provision or social assistance. It is for undergraduate and postgraduate students of social policy, welfare, and economics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Walker, Robert, 1949-
Social security and welfare.
Maidenhead : New York : Open University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)56457109
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Walker
ISBN: 9780335228195 0335228194 9780335209347 0335209343 1280948329 9781280948329
OCLC Number: 191936528
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 354 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Series editor's foreword Preface Part one: Objectives History, ideology and comparison Goals and objectives Part two: Mechanisms Public and private provision Funding Allocation Part three: Effectiveness Adequacy and relativities Equity and redistributive impact Target effectiveness Part four: Efficiency and interactions Efficiency Economic and employment policies Benefits and taxation Part five: Contemporary influences Individualism and the risk society Socio-demographics Internationalism and globalisation References Index.
Series Title: Introducing social policy.
Responsibility: Robert Walker.

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