The Politics of Social Solidarity: Class Bases of the European Welfare State, 1875-1975

The Politics of Social Solidarity: Class Bases of the European Welfare State, 1875-1975

by Peter Baldwin
     
 

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. See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521375122
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/13/1990
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

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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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