Social Policy in Western Europe and the USA, 195080 (inbunden)
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Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
117
Utgivningsdatum
1985-02-01
Förlag
Palgrave Macmillan
Illustrationer
XI, 117 p.
Dimensioner
216 x 140 x 11 mm
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318 g
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1
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1 Hardback
ISBN
9780333378380

Social Policy in Western Europe and the USA, 195080

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This volume seeks to trace certain tendencies and developments in social policy in Western Europe and the United States. In the first, which is general, Professor Girod recalls the objectives of social policy as well as offering a number of scenarios or strategies for the future of social policy. The social policy philosophy of Schumpeter, Hayek and Rpke, and their current vitality, are traced by Professor de Luabier. Professor Delcourt, in his chapter on Social Policy - crisis or mutation?, presents a critical analysis of various trends in social policy and in particular the elitist philosophy of Hirschmann. The second part of the volume deals with particular national experiences: Switzerland by Professor Tschudi; Sweden by Dr. Hartmann; the United States by Professor Bnton; and Italy by Professor Donati. The book broadly covers the diverse range of subject matter encompassed within the term 'social policy' and should be of great value both to social policy practitioners as well as to those academics concerned with the fields of economics, sociology and political science.
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PHILIPPE BNTON is Professor at Rennes University, France JACQUES DELCOURT is Professor at the Catholic Unievrsity of Louvain, Belgium PIERPAOLO DONATI is Professor of Sociology, University of Bologna, Italy JRGEN HARTMANN is at the European Centre for Social Welfare Training and Research, Vienna, Austria and the University of Uppsala, Sweden HANS-PETER TSCHUDI is Professor at the University of Basle and former President of Switzerland

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List of Contributors Introduction; R.Girod , P.de Laubier and A.Gladstone Social Research and the Development of Social Policy Objectives; R.Girod Three Forecasts for Our Time; P.de Laubier Social Policy - Crisis or Mutation?; J.Delcourt Swiss Social Policy Since 1950; H-P.Tschudi Trends in the Social Policy Aims of the United States (1960-80); P.Bnton Social Policy in Sweden (1950-80); J.Hartmann Social Welfare and Social Services in Italy Since 1950; P.Donati Index