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European Welfare Production : Institutional Configuration and Distributional Outcome - Joachim Vogel

European Welfare Production

Institutional Configuration and Distributional Outcome

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Published: 31st October 2003
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The aim of this text is to identify the variation in welfare regimes (distribution of responsibilities for welfare delivery between the labour market, the family and the welfare state) and the corresponding welfare outcome at the micro level. The research agenda of this report sets out from the tradition of the "social indicator movement" and recent regime research. Combining the data on "welfare production" provides insight into the way living conditions are monitored between the labour market, welfare state and family at national level. It also provides insight into the combined "welfare efficiency" of these institutions, with special focus on distributional features.

Introduction
The Labour Market
The Welfare State
The Family
Income and Material Living Standards
Health
Welfare Regimes and Welfare Opinions: A Comparison of Eight Western Countries
Subjective Well-being in the European Union
Towards a Typology of European Welfare Production
Summary and Discussion
References
Selected Tables
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ISBN: 9781402011498
ISBN-10: 1402011490
Series: Social Indicators Research Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 274
Published: 31st October 2003
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.27