The Real Worlds of Welfare Capitalism
Robert E. Goodin
Cambridge University Press, Sep 30, 1999 - Political Science - 358 pages
This book traces how individuals fare over time in each of the three principal types of welfare state.
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Setting the scene
Reasons for welfare
Alternative institutional designs
Testing the theories with panels
One standard of success external moral criteria
Another standard of success internal institutional criteria
The United States as a liberal welfare regime
The Netherlands as a social democratic welfare regime
Germany as a corporatist welfare regime
appendix table assess based on appendix basic cent of median chapter coefficient of variation combined resource autonomy concern corporatism corporatist regime corporatist welfare regime course decommodification democratic welfare regime Dutch earnings economic growth efficiency equality Esping-Andersen expected figure German Socio-Economic Panel Germany Netherlands USA Gini coefficient goals Goodin groups head of household household equivalent income income distribution income inequality income instability labour force labour market less liberal regime liberal welfare regime means-tested measure min-max neo-classical economic OECD old age pensions paid labour panel data panel studies people's period poor population post-government income post-government poverty poverty line poverty rates pre-government income pre-government poverty prime working age prime-working-aged promoting proportion public transfers redistributive replacement rates social democratic regime social democratic welfare social equality social insurance social integration social security social welfare sort standard substantially Sweden target taxes and transfers Theil-0 three countries welfare dependency welfare policy welfare sector