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Comparing Welfare States: Britain in International Context (Published in association with The Open University)

Offering an introduction to the study of both British and comparative social policy, this book provides a unique approach to understanding the British welfare state through its wider international focus. The British experience is related to those of Hong Kong, Sweden, Germany and Ireland and is set in the context of policy issues within the European Community.

Particular attention is paid to the interactions between family policies and issues of race and gender, and to the processes by which individuals or groups are given or denied access to full welfare citizenship. Individual chapters move easily between national and international levels in ways which highlight the richness and complexity of welfare regimes in different

Author: John H. Cochrane

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

EAN: 9780803988453

Manufacturer: SAGE Publications Ltd

Number of pages: 288

Product group: Book

Studio: SAGE Publications Ltd

Publication Date: 1993-10-05

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd

Pages: 288

ISBN: 0803988451

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John H. Cochrane
In real life I'm a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford. I was formerly a professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. I'm also an adjunct scholar of the Cato Institute. I'm not really grumpy by the way!