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Why We Need a New Welfare State

 
 
 
 
Why We Need a New Welfare State
Author: Gøsta Esping-Andersen - Duncan Gallie - Anton Hem
ISBN 13: 9780199256433
ISBN 10: 199256438
Edition: 1
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2002-10-24
Format: Paperback
Pages: 244
List Price: $51.00
 
 

Leading scholars in the field examine the highly topical issue of the future the welfare state in Europe. They argue that welfare states need to adjust and examine which kind of welfare architecture will further Europe's stated goal of maximum social inclusion and justice. This volume concentrates on four principle social domains; the aged and transition to retirement; the welfare issues related to profound changes in working life; the risks and needs that arise in households and, especially, in child families; and the challenges of creating gender equality.