The Politics of Social Solidarity: Class Bases of the European Welfare State, 1875-1975by Peter Baldwin
Pub. Date: 09/13/1990
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
By analyzing the competing concerns of different social actors behind the evolution of social policy, this study explains why some nations had an easy time in developing a welfare state while others fought long entrenched battles.
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Table of Contents
Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. The origins of the solidaristic welfare state: Scandinavia; 2. The triumph of the solidaristic welfare state: Britain and Scandinavia; 3. The failure of the solidaristic welfare state: France and Germany; 4. From Beveridge back to Bismarck: the superannuation issue; 5. Solidarity by the back door; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
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