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Social versus corporate welfare : competing needs and interests within the welfare state

Author: Kevin Farnsworth
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The greatest myth of modern times is the suggestion that capitalism and corporations do better with less government. The global economic crisis has certainly put paid to this idea. But the massive emergency state bailouts and interventions put in place from 2008 were unique only in their size and scale. Government programmes, designed to meet the needs of business, are not just everyday, they are everywhere and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Farnsworth
ISBN: 9780230274532 0230274536
OCLC Number: 748328924
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: xii, 222 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Corporate Welfare Versus Social Welfare: Competing Needs and Interests within the Welfare State --
The Political Economy of Social-Corporate Welfare: Competing Interests and Competing Needs within Various Capitalisms --
Globalisation, Competing Interests and Governance --
Varieties of Support within Various Capitalisms --
Corporate welfare programmes --
Welfare and the Global Economic Crisis --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Kevin Farnsworth.
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Drawing on comparative data from a number of countries, this book examines the size, uses and importance of corporate welfare in a number of welfare states.  Read more...

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