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Future of Welfare in a Global Europe (Paperback)

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What is the future of welfare in Europe? The European welfare state is generally considered to be one of the finest achievements of the post-1945 world. Set up to eradicate poverty by providing a minimum standard of living and social safety net, the welfare state has come under increasing strain from ageing societies, growing unemployment, a deskilling society, and mass migration (both from inside and outside of Europe). With contribution from some of Europe’s leading experts on this subject, this path-breaking volume highlights the internal and external pressures on the welfare state and asks whether any European welfare model is sustainable in the long term. This book will be of interest to all students, academics and professions working in the field of European social policy.
Number of Pages: 528
Genre: Political Science
Sub-Genre: Globalization, Public Policy / Social Services + Welfare
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: October 19, 2015
TCIN: 50378634
UPC: 9781472463081
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-3089
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