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Age, Class, Politics, and the Welfare State

Age, Class, Politics, and the Welfare State


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521437912
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/28/2014
Series: American Sociological Association Rose Monographs Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 217
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The welfare state: some neglected considerations; 2. Theoretical perspectives on the welfare state; 3. Social welfare spending in advanced industrial democracies; 4. Social welfare spending and democratic political context; 5. Economic growth, social welfare spending, and income inequality; 6. Infant mortality, equality, and social welfare spending; 7. Conclusions: the causes and consequences of the welfare state; References.

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