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The welfare state : a very short introduction

Author: David Garland
Publisher: [Oxford] : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Series: Very short introductions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 'Very Short Introduction' discusses the necessity of welfare states in modern capitalist societies. Situating social policy in an historical, sociological, and comparative perspective, David Garland brings a new understanding to familiar debates, policies, and institutions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Garland
ISBN: 9780191780981 0191780987 0199672660 9780199672660 9780191653070 0191653071 9780191653087 019165308X
OCLC Number: 956736212
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: What is the welfare state? --
Before the welfare state --
Birth of the welfare state --
The welfare state 1.0 --
Varieties --
Problems --
Neoliberalism and WS 2.0 --
Post-industrial transitions: towards WS 3.0 --
The indispensable welfare state.
Series Title: Very short introductions.
Responsibility: David Garland.
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