The Real Worlds of Welfare Capitalism

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Robert E. Goodin
Cambridge University Press, Sep 30, 1999 - Political Science - 358 pages
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This book traces how individuals fare over time in each of the three principal types of welfare state.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Setting the scene
19
Reasons for welfare
21
Alternative institutional designs
37
National embodiments
56
Background expectations
87
Testing the theories with panels
98
One standard of success external moral criteria
121
Promoting stability
197
Promoting autonomy
211
Another standard of success internal institutional criteria
237
The United States as a liberal welfare regime
240
The Netherlands as a social democratic welfare regime
246
Germany as a corporatist welfare regime
253
Conclusions
259
Appendix table
265

Promoting efficiency
125
Reducing poverty
152
Promoting equality
173
Promoting integration
187

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