Economic Globalization and the Citizens' Welfare State: Sweden, UK, Japan, US, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Economic Globalization and the Citizens' Welfare State

Sweden, UK, Japan, US, 1st Edition

By Hiroto Tsukada


266 pages

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This title was first published in 2001: Examining the future of the welfare state in four globalizing economies - Sweden, UK, Japan and US - this book presents a detailed analysis of the ways in which social and economic aspects of these welfare states have altered under growing market-first ideology and economic globalization. The book will be essential reading for all those interested in the present and future of the welfare state, both through its theoretical perspectives and because of the thorough attention paid to the health of society today.


’This is an important contribution to the debates on globalization and the welfare state…This is a major book that should be read by all interested in the future of the welfare state.’ Vic George, Emeritus Professor, University of Kent, UK

Table of Contents

Contents: Questions; Civil society and the welfare state; Setback of the welfare states - Sweden, UK, Japan, US; Arguments on the future welfare state; People’s choice; Toward a citizens’ welfare state; Conclusion; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.

About the Author

Hiroto Tsukada, Yamaguchi University, Yoshida, Japan

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Economic Policy