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The Study of Welfare State Regimes

1st Edition

By Jon Eivind Kolberg


272 pages

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pub: 1990-12-31
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Examines the interaction between labour markets and the welfare state at the institutional level. Topics discussed include the legislative structuring of programmes, how the characteristics of programmes have changed over time, and the private and public mix of programmes.

Table of Contents

Figures, Tables, Preface, 1 Welfare States and Employment Regimes, 2 Social Expenditure: A Decompositional Approach, 3 Income Distribution and Redistribution in the Nordic Welfare States, 4 The Three Political Economies of the Welfare State, 5 The Interaction of Welfare States and Labor Markets: The Institutionai Level, 6 Sick-Leave Regimes: The Private-Public Mix in Sickness Provision, 7 The Private-Public Mix in Pension Policy, Index, Contributors

About the Author

Jon Eivind Kolberg, Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Bergen, Norway.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / General