skip to content
Social security and welfare : concepts and comparisons Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

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
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
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.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

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: Machine generated contents note: 1. Words, meaning and the importance of context --
2. Aims and objectives --
3. Functions and constraints --
4. Financing --
5. Allocation and administration --
6. Income replacement and compensation --
7. Tackling poverty, guaranteeing sufficiency --
8. Redistribution of income --
9. Target efficiency --
10. Economic efficiency --
11. Administrative efficiency --
12. Individualization and social change.
Series Title: Introducing social policy.
Responsibility: Robert Walker.

Abstract:

This introductory textbook provides a foundation for the systematic study of social security and means-tested social assistance.  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(5)

User lists with this item (1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/191936528> # Social security and welfare : concepts and comparisons
    a schema:Book, schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "191936528" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794157534#Place/maidenhead> ; # Maidenhead
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794157534#Topic/welvaart> ; # Welvaart
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1083250> ; # Public welfare
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/368.4/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1123077> ; # Social security
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794157534#Topic/sociale_zekerheid> ; # Sociale zekerheid
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794157534#Topic/political_science_public_policy_social_security> ; # POLITICAL SCIENCE--Public Policy--Social Security
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/109292004> ; # Robert Walker
    schema:datePublished "2005" ;
    schema:description "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."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/794157534> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794157534#Series/introducing_social_policy> ; # Introducing social policy.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/56457109> ;
    schema:name "Social security and welfare : concepts and comparisons"@en ;
    schema:productID "191936528" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/191936528#PublicationEvent/maidenhead_open_university_press_2005> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794157534#Agent/open_university_press> ; # Open University Press
    schema:url <http://catalog.hathitrust.org/api/volumes/oclc/56457109.html> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/lib/soas/Doc?id=10175252> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10175252> ;
    schema:url <http://www.dawsonera.com/depp/reader/protected/external/AbstractView/S9780335228195> ;
    schema:url <http://books.google.com/books?id=ciJHAAAAMAAJ> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=295509> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=94832> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=94832&ref=toc> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=234141> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780335209347> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780335228195> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781280948329> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/191936528> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794157534#Agent/open_university_press> # Open University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Open University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794157534#Series/introducing_social_policy> # Introducing social policy.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/191936528> ; # Social security and welfare : concepts and comparisons
    schema:name "Introducing social policy." ;
    schema:name "Introducing social policy" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794157534#Topic/political_science_public_policy_social_security> # POLITICAL SCIENCE--Public Policy--Social Security
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "POLITICAL SCIENCE--Public Policy--Social Security"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/794157534#Topic/sociale_zekerheid> # Sociale zekerheid
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sociale zekerheid"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1083250> # Public welfare
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Public welfare"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1123077> # Social security
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Social security"@en ;
    .

<http://site.ebrary.com/lib/soas/Doc?id=10175252>
    rdfs:comment "Connect to ebook via ebrary" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/109292004> # Robert Walker
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1949" ;
    schema:familyName "Walker" ;
    schema:givenName "Robert" ;
    schema:name "Robert Walker" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780335209347>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0335209343" ;
    schema:isbn "9780335209347" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780335228195>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0335228194" ;
    schema:isbn "9780335228195" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781280948329>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1280948329" ;
    schema:isbn "9781280948329" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/56457109>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Social security and welfare." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/191936528> ; # Social security and welfare : concepts and comparisons
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.