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Understanding the finance of welfare : what welfare costs and how to pay for it

Author: Howard Glennerster; Social Policy Association (Great Britain)
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Portland, OR : Policy Press, 2009.
Series: Understanding welfare.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Assesses in detail the ways in which health care, personal social services, education, housing, pensions and social security are funded in the UK. This book explores funding of western welfare  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Glennerster; Social Policy Association (Great Britain)
ISBN: 9781847421098 1847421091 9781847421081 1847421083
OCLC Number: 286442337
Description: xvii, 245 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Meeting basic human needs; Market failure and government failure; How to pay for social programmes? The tax constraint; Financing healthcare; Financing social care; Financing education; Financing income security; Financing housing; Rationing scarce resources: managing rising expectations; Do welfare states have a future?
Series Title: Understanding welfare.
Responsibility: Howard Glennerster.
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"... a brilliant and lively textbook that students will enjoy. It makes the complex subject of financing welfare accessible to all those studying and working in the field". Ian Shaw, School of Read more...

 
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