The Real Worlds of Welfare Capitalism

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Cambridge University Press, 1999 M09 30 - 358 pages
This book traces how individuals fare over time in each of the three principal types of welfare state.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Setting the scene
17
Reasons for welfare
19
Alternative institutional designs
35
National embodiments
54
Background expectations
85
Testing the theories with panels
96
One standard of success external moral criteria
117
Promoting stability
193
Promoting autonomy
207
Another standard of success internal institutional criteria
233
The United States as a liberal welfare regime
236
The Netherlands as a social democratic welfare regime
242
Germany as a corporatist welfare regime
249
Conclusions
255
Appendix table
261

Promoting efficiency
121
Reducing poverty
148
Promoting equality
169
Promoting integration
183
References
313
Index
341
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