The Marketization Of Social Security

The Marketization Of Social Security

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781567203257
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/05/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)
Lexile: 1420L (what's this?)

About the Author

JOHN DIXON is Professor of International Social Policy, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom./e A former recipient of a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Fellowship, he has held other faculty positions at universities in Hong Kong and Australia, and honorary professorships in the U.S. and China. He has published 26 books, research monographs, and other lengthy works, and more than 100 academic papers.

MARK HYDE is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Plymouth, where he teaches courses in welfare theory, social security, and disability studies./e He has conducted research on a variety of related topics, such as social security reform in the United Kingdom and the ideological foundations of contemporary welfare reforms, and his findings have been widely published in the journals.

Table of Contents

Preface

Welfare Ideology, the Market and Social Security: Toward a Typology of Market-Oriented Reform by Mark Hyde and John Dixon

The Market Appropriation of Statutory Social Security: Global Experiences and Governance Issues by John Dixon and Alexander Kouzmin

Chile's Pioneering Privatization by Silvia Borzutzky

The Market Orientation of Social Security: The Brazilian Case by Sônia Mirian Draibe and Milko Matijascic

Marketization of Sickness and Disability Insurance in the Netherlands: A Review of the Polder Route by Ruud Muffels and Henk-Jan Dirven

The Forms of Privatization of Social Security in Britain by Carol Walker

A Hydra-Like Creature? The Marketization of Social Security in New Zealand by Michael O'Brien

"Almost 12 People an Hour Leaving Welfare": The Marketization of Welfare in Ontario and the Decline of the Public Good by Hugh Shewell

Why Privatization Is Not on the United States' Social Security Policy Agenda by Max J. Skidmore

An Assessment of the Marketization of Social Security in Zimbabwe by Edwin Kaseke

Index

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