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Generating Equality in the Welfare State

Inga Persson

Generating Equality in the Welfare State

The Swedish Experience (Scandinavian Library)

by Inga Persson

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Published by A Scandinavian University Press Publication .
Written in English

  • Welfare & benefit systems,
  • Social conditions,
  • Welfare Economics,
  • Children"s All Ages - Politics,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Sweden,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • 1945-,
  • Equality,
  • Income distribution,
  • Welfare state

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9093856M
    ISBN 108200029913
    ISBN 109788200029915

      The goal of welfare should not be to reduce poverty after receipt of welfare through an ever-larger welfare state. A new approach is needed. The .   Gender, Equality and Welfare States by Diane Sainsbury, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Gender, Equality and Welfare States: Diane Sainsbury: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.4/5(1).   A major orginal work of social theory, this book presents a distinctive and tightly argued theoretical model for understanding the basis of welfare in society. The author develops a theory of welfare based on a series of basic propositions: that people live in society and have obligations to each other; that welfare is obtained and maintained through social action; and that the welfare state 5/5(1).   Welfare payments, by themselves, are not the solution to poverty and inequality. But neither are they the problem, any more than a hospital is the problem that causes ill : John Falzon.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Generating equality in the welfare state. Oslo ; New York: Norwegian University Press, © (OCoLC)   The evolution of the welfare state in Europe can be seen as a major experiment in social organization. In this book a number of economists and sociologists set out the lessons that can be learned from the welfare state experiment, as evidenced by the Swedish case.

The authors look at the Author: Inga Persson. In this review, I say a few words about the analysis portion of Piketty’s book, but I will focus mostly on its solution portion.

In the first section, I go over Piketty’s main argument and make two critical points: there is a lack of consideration for, first, human capital and, second, absolute levels of.

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Gender, Equality and Welfare States by Sainsbury (Author) ISBN Cited by: lower parts of the earnings distribution without generating a mass loss of jobs.

How will changes in the welfare state and the economic and financial crisis affect distributional outcomes. Can Sweden maintain its record of gener- ating equality and eliminating poverty into the twenty-first century.

This paper examines these questions. The Welfare State and Equality: Structural and Ideological Roots of Public Expenditures [Wilensky, Harold L.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Welfare State and Equality: Structural and Ideological Roots of Public Expenditures. 1Greg Maney, one of my research assistants, surveyed the books on the welfare state reviewed by the American Journal of Sociology from to the present.

His research revealed that “mainstream” scholarship, continues to ignore the relationship between gender and the welfare state; further information is available by writing to Ann Orloff.

BOOK REVIEW Gender Equality in the Welfare State. Gillian Pascall Bristol, England: The Policy Press,pages, £ (Hb) ISBN 1 2 Lindsey McCarthy* Sheffield Hallam University Gender Equality in the Welfare State. was published in the context of a postfeminist.

Generating Equality and Eliminating Poverty, the Swedish Way Anders Bjorklund, Richard B. Freeman. Chapter in NBER book The Welfare State in Transition: Reforming the Swedish Model (), Richard B. Freeman, Robert Topel, and Birgitta Swedenborg, editors (p.

33 - 78) Published in January by University of Chicago PressCited by: Book/Report publication status published subject. Economics; publisher Norwegian University Press, Oslo language English LU publication.

yes id af64e10d-7dbcd9-fdf4edad1 (old id ) date added to LUP date last changed Gender and Welfare State Regimes is an organizing concept that focuses a country's traditional social welfare policies in terms of how it influences employment and general social structure.

Gender in terms of the welfare state regime varies based on how a nation perceives and acts on the value of gender. Within gender and welfare state regimes there are three central perspectives. Gender and Welfare State Regimes focuses on the interrelationships between aspects of the welfare state and labour market policies in structuring and transforming gender relations across a broad spectrum of countries.

The book examines the construction of gender in various government welfare policies and illustrates how the specific qualities of the welfare state reinforce or counteract gender. The relationship between gender and welfare states is of key importance in understanding welfare states and gender equality and inequality.

Western welfare states of the post-war era were built on assumptions about gender difference: they treated men as breadwinners and women as : Policy Press. Arguably the most influential conception of equality of opportunity in the philosophical literature is Equality of Opportunity for Welfare, or Luck Egalitarianism.

The view promises to reconcile the moral equality of persons with a concern for responsibility. While Equality of Outcome may be thought to punish the prudent and reward the feckless, Equality of Opportunity for Welfare promises to.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: The Concept of "Quality of Life" in the Context of Economic Performance and Social Progress --Inequality and the Role of Redistributive Policy --Economic Aspects of Fighting Inequality --Market Distribution, Fiscal Distribution and Inequality: A.

A great deal of feminist research has been conducted recently on the relationship between gender and the welfare state. The expanding scholarly interest in welfare issues has led to an enormous growth of literature, and it appears that the welfare state has become an important new research area for feminist writing in various fields, including.

The argument develops a general theory of the welfare state. What is meant by a 'welfare state' will be explained in the course of the argument, but it is also important to explain what a 'general theory' is, and so what kind of book this is.

Theory in social science Theory in social science begins with the process of describing empirical. 2 Rawlsian Criticism of Equality of Welfare. Before examining Rawls's critique of equality of welfare, a word about what will here be meant by ‘welfare’. Of the many readings of ‘welfare’ alive (if not well) in economics and philosophy, the present inquiry recruits two: welfare as enjoyment, or, more broadly, as desirable or agreeable state of consciousness, which (p) I shall call.

Once heralded in the s and s as a model welfare state, Sweden is now in transition and in trouble since its economic plunge in the early s. This volume presents ten essays that examine Sweden’s economic problems from a U.S.

perspective. Exploring such diverse topics as income equalization and efficiency, welfare and tax policy, wage determination and unemployment, and. What differences do welfare state variations make for women. How do women and men fare in different welfare states. Diane Sainsbury answers these questions by analysing the situation in countries whose welfare state policies differ in significant ways: the United States, the United Kingdom, Sweden, and the Netherlands.

Building on feminist criticisms of mainstream research, Professor Sainsbury. The welfare offered by the State might be one of the reasons why many women still live in poverty and can’t enjoy some basic social rights.

Yes, the same tool that can improve individual’s social conditions could also contribute to perpetuate a social, cultural and economic marginalization. Social Inequality in the Welfare State.

point s out Young’ s satiric book about meritocracy as t he one which start ed theGenerating Equality in the Welfare State. The Swedish. propose that equality in welfare is no't a desirable political goal even when inequality in welfare would not improve the position of the worst-off.

A FIRST LOOK There is an immediate appeal in the idea that insofar as equality is important, it must ultimately be equality of welfare that counts.

For. One of the core ideas of the welfare state is to provide cover against risks. François Ewald goes so far as to argue in his well-known texts that the welfare state as a whole can be interpreted as a social insurance system (see e.g.

Ewald ). The insurance is the reason for the welfare state. different welfare state policies shape gender relations and the politics behind the policies. Since the s, the concept of welfare regimes dominated the study of welfare states.

While. Anders Bjorklund & Richard B. Freeman, "Generating Equality and Eliminating Poverty, the Swedish Way," NBER Chapters, in: The Welfare State in Transition: Reforming the Swedish Model, pagesNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Handle: RePEc:nbr:nberch The boundary of the welfare state is a question not a given. Furthermore, sociology emphasizes ways welfare states are embedded in – and embed – cultures and ideas.

This perspective involves considering welfare states over time and place. The study of welfare states showcases sociology’s historical-comparative Size: KB.

The welfare state is a form of government in which the state protects and promotes the economic and social well-being of the citizens, based upon the principles of equal opportunity, equitable distribution of wealth, and public responsibility for citizens unable to avail themselves of the minimal provisions for a good life.

Sociologist T. Marshall described the modern welfare state as a. What sorts of modifications to traditional theory are required. These and other questions are addressed in this book - the first to synthesize the insights of feminist and mainstream research in examining the impact of gender on welfare state analysis and outcomes.

The text also highlights the effect of welfare state policies on women and men. The main purpose of the paper is to provide a unified framework within which normatively significant equality indices can be derived from social welfare orderings.

The paper contains a functional representation of the class of social evaluation functions generating relative equality by: The "welfare state" typically is conceptualized as a state committed to mod-ifying the play of social or market forces in order to achieve greater equality (Ruggiep.

11). It is often operationalized as the collection of social insurance and assistance programs that offer income protection to those expe. EUROPEAN ECONOMIC REVIEW ELSEVIER European Economic Review 39 () Equity, equality and welfare Peter J.

Lambert a'*, Shiomo Yitzhaki b ' University of York, Heslington, York, Y01 5DD, UK b Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel Abstract This paper argues that horizontal equity (HE) and vertical equity (VE) are two of the basic commands of social justice, and can be seen Cited by: of equality of welfare versus equality of resources and the striking theorem which Roemer states in the fourth section of his paper.

This theorem purports to show that, insofar as it claims to differ from equality of welfare, the idea of equality of resources is incoherent: there are elements. of generating those supports to citizenship that a market in paid assistance cannot offer.

Only through acting as citizens, defining issues of concern to them and creating the means to use the assets welfare state. CITIZENSHIP AND THE WELFARE STATE.

welfare state, 5. A for Welfare Size: KB. Another goal, “equality of welfare,” tries to take account of those differences by means of twisty calculations. Take the first path, and you willfully ignore meaningful facts about your : Joshua Rothman.

Welfare State Regimes Contemporary welfare state theory fits comfortably with our insistence that the role of the state should be analyzed simultaneously in relation to both class and gender stratification. In Esping-Andersen’s () influential formulation, welfare states address the first type of.

Svensson and Gunnarsson Gender Equality in the Swedish Welfare State _____ 4 democratic values that permeate much of educational theory and practice thoroughly embrace gender equality, so that schools as well as higher education institutions have long had an obligation to promote gender equality (Gunnarsson and Svensson49).

Welfare State in (re-)defining gender roles in the 21 st century. It is, in fact, in a context of Welfare State restructuring, on the one hand, and of search of new meanings for the democratic value of Equality, on the other, that the studies on the impact of public policies on gender equality become more prominent.

use of words is saying that welfare-states differ in 'state-welfare-effort' or that the welfare-state is more 'extended' in some countries than in others.

Claimed effects of state-welfare-effort on social-equality. It is generally agreed that the emergence of the welfare-state has contributed significantly to theFile Size: KB. -Welfare state is too esaily criticised by socialists for failing to achieve 'equality' of outcome, which it was never intended to do i.e.

National Assistance offering a bare minimum income - hence 'assistance' - .Paul Stubbs. Zagreb. Paul Stubbs is a UK-born sociologist who has lived and worked in Croatia for more than 25 years. He is a Senior Research Fellow in the Institute of Economics, Zagreb and works on social protection at national, regional and global scales, with a particular focus on the role of international actors in framing social policy choices.Universal social protection and extensive welfare services are an essential element of the Finnish welfare state.

Everyone living in Finland is entitled to social security and to social-welfare and healthcare services. The system covers a vast range of services, and .