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The Future of the Welfare State: Crisis Myths and Crisis Realities

Francis G. Castles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199270170
eISBN:
9780191601514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270171.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book uses data from 21 OECD countries for the period 1980 to 1998 to test a variety of hypotheses suggesting that contemporary welfare states are in crisis and to establish the factors shaping ... More


Introduction

Neil Gilbert, Nigel Parton, and Marit Skivenes

in Child Protection Systems: International Trends and Orientations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199793358
eISBN:
9780199895137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793358.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Chapter 1 provides an introduction to the book. It briefly summarises the main findings of Combatting Child Abuse: International Perspectives and Trends (Gilbert, 1997) including the main dimensions ... More


Welfare Efforts in Comparative Perspective

Ferdinand Eibl

in Social Dictatorships: The Political Economy of the Welfare State in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198834274
eISBN:
9780191872419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834274.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter provides an analytical overview of welfare provision in labour· abundant MENA regimes. Organized in sections by country and covering the period from regime formation until the late ... More


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