By Mel Cousins

Bringing jointly a dialogue of the theories and strategies of comparative coverage research and an outline of present advancements in chosen welfare country regimes, European Welfare States offers an available evaluate of matters referring to ecu welfare states.

In specific, it provides:

- an evaluate of the improvement of welfare states in Europe;

- a dialogue of key concerns together with welfare country theories, the position of globalization, gender and the welfare country; welfare typologies; and the position of public opinion;

- a precise account of modern advancements and present demanding situations in 5 ecu welfare states; and

- a distinct account of the most important demanding situations dealing with eu welfare states and attainable destiny instructions for welfare versions together with the function of the eu Union within the improvement of social policy.

This booklet is illustrated all through with student-friendly positive aspects equivalent to case-studies, bankruptcy summaries, questions for dialogue and publications for additional analyzing. With a flowing narrative and transparent constitution the booklet is a useful textual content for undergraduates taking classes in comparative social coverage. it is going to even be helpful for college kids in comparable disciplines akin to public coverage, social welfare, politics and overseas relations.

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