Public And Private Social Policy

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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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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: 9780230527331
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 1/1/2009
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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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?—D. Bland and B. Gran
Balancing Acts: Trends in the Public-Private Mix in Health Care—D. Street
Orienting the Public-Private Mix of Pensions—P. Marier and S. Skinner
Extensive but Not Inclusive: Health Care and Pensions in the United States—C. Howard and E. Berkowitz
The Canadian Paradox: The Public-Private Divide in Health Insurance Pensions—G. Boychuk and K. Banting
New Zealand: The Expansion of the State in a Liberal Welfare Regime;T. Ashton and S. John
Much Noise, Little Progress: The UK Experience of Privatization—P. Taylor-Gooby and L. Mitton
Sweden: Markets Within Politics—K. Anderson, P. Blomqvist and E. Immergut
Germany: The Public-Private Dichotomy in the Bismarckian Welfare Regime—S. Jochem
The Swiss Welfare State: A Changing Public-Private Mix?—F. Bertozzi and F. Gilardi
The Japanese Familial Welfare Mix at a Crossroads—T. Shinkawa
New Political Legacies and the Politics of Health and Pension Re-reforms in Chile—C. Ewig and S. Kay
Conclusion: Revisiting the Public-Private Dichotomy—D. Bland and B. Gran

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