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Human dignity and welfare systems

Chak Kwan Chan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344311
eISBN:
9781447302551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344311.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Pro-‘workfare’ governments justify their policies by claiming ‘workfare’ helps enhance self-esteem and promote the dignity of unemployed recipients. On the other hand, welfare activists argue that ... More


The Relationship between Public Service Dissatisfaction and Political Action: Does Institutional Design Matter?

Maria Pettersson

in The Political Sociology of the Welfare State: Institutions, Social Cleavages, and Orientations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754354
eISBN:
9780804768153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754354.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the relationship between citizens' evaluations of public service output and political action, and how this relationship differs among institutional arrangements. Using two ... More


Class and Attitudes to Market Inequality: A Comparison of Sweden, Britain, Germany, and the United States

Stefan Svallfors

in The Political Sociology of the Welfare State: Institutions, Social Cleavages, and Orientations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754354
eISBN:
9780804768153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754354.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter compares attitudes to market inequality in different classes in four Western countries: Sweden, Britain, Germany, and the United States. Drawing on Robert Lane's argument that market ... More


Are We the People?: National Sentiments in a Changing Political Landscape

Mikael Hjerm

in The Political Sociology of the Welfare State: Institutions, Social Cleavages, and Orientations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804754354
eISBN:
9780804768153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804754354.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores the extent of changes in national sentiments in eight countries (Britain, Germany, Sweden, Australia, Canada, Hungary, Czech Republic, and the United States) between 1995 and ... More


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