Public and Private Social Policy: Health and Pension Policies in a New Era [NOOK Book]

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Exploring the increasing involvement of the private sector in social policy, this collection examines the complex relationship between the public and private sectors from an international perspective, focusing on health and pension policies.
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Public and Private Social Policy: Health and Pension Policies in a New Era

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Overview

Exploring the increasing involvement of the private sector in social policy, this collection examines the complex relationship between the public and private sectors from an international perspective, focusing on health and pension policies.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230268609
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 11/28/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

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Daniel Béland Assistant Professor of Sociology at Case Western Reserve University, USA. is Professor of Public Policy and Sociology at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. His research is in social policy from a comparative and historical perspective. He is author of "Nationalism and Social Policy" (with Andr Lecours) and "States of Global Insecurity: Policy, Politics, and Society."
 
Brian Gran is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Case Western Reserve University, USA. His research focuses on comparative social policy as it is formed in the intersection of the public and private sectors.  
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Table of Contents


Introduction Public and private? Daniel Beland Beland, Daniel Brian Gran Gran, Brian 1
1 Balancing acts : trends in the public-private mix in health care Debra Street Street, Debra 15
2 Orienting the public-private mix of pensions Patrik Marier Marier, Patrik Suzanne Skinner Skinner, Suzanne 45
3 Extensive but not inclusive : health care and pensions in the United States Christopher Howard Howard, Christopher Edward D. Berkowitz Berkowitz, Edward D. 70
4 The Canada paradox : the public-private divide in health insurance and pensions Gerard W. Boychuk Boychuk, Gerard W. Keith G. Banting Banting, Keith G. 92
5 New Zealand : the expansion of the state in a liberal welfare regime Toni Ashton Ashton, Toni Susan St. John St. John, Susan 123
6 Much noise, little progress : the UK experience of privatization Peter Taylor-Gooby Taylor-Gooby, Peter Lavinia Mitton Mitton, Lavinia 147
7 Sweden : markets within politics Karen M. Anderson Anderson, Karen M. Paula Blomqvist Blomqvist, Paula Ellen M. Immergut Immergut, Ellen M. 169
8 Germany : the public-private dichotomy in the Bismarckian welfare regime Sven Jochem Jochem, Sven 190
9 The Swiss welfare state : a changing public-private mix? Fabio Bertozzi Bertozzi, Fabio Fabrizio Gilardi Gilardi, Fabrizio 207
10 The Japanese familial welfare mix at a crossroads Toshimitsu Shinkawa Shinkawa, Toshimitsu 228
11 New political legacies and the politics of health and pension re-reforms in Chile Christina Ewig Ewig, Christina Stephen J. Kay Kay, Stephen J. 249 Conclusion Revisiting the public-private dichotomy Brian Gran Gran, Brian Daniel Beland Beland, Daniel 269 Index 283
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