The Welfare State: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) (English Edition) por David Garland

December 12, 2018

The Welfare State: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) (English Edition) por David Garland

Titulo del libro: The Welfare State: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) (English Edition)

Autor: David Garland

Número de páginas: 176 páginas

Fecha de lanzamiento: March 24, 2016

Editor: OUP Oxford

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Welfare states vary across nations and change over time. And the balance between markets and government; free enterprise and social protection is perennially in question. But all developed societies have welfare states of one kind or another - they are a fundamental dimension of modern government. And even after decades of free-market criticism and reform, their core institutions have proven resilient and popular.

This Very Short Introduction describes the modern welfare state, explaining its historical and contemporary significance and arguing that far from being 'a failure' or 'a problem', welfare states are an essential element of contemporary capitalism, and a vital concomitant of democratic government. In this accessible and entertaining account, David Garland cuts through the fog of misunderstandings to explain in clear and simple terms, what welfare states are, how they work, and why
they matter.
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