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Southern European Welfare States : Between Crisis and Reform - Martin Rhodes

Southern European Welfare States

Between Crisis and Reform

By: Martin Rhodes (Editor)

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Published: 1st June 1997
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Southern European welfare states - in common with their northern counterparts - are under stress. They have become the object of studies exploring the southern type or model of welfare. This collection provides a series of both comparative and specific country analyses.

Southern European Welfare States: Identity, Problems and Prospects for Reformp. 1
Social Welfare and the Family in Southern Europep. 23
Is the South so Different?: Italian and Spanish Families in Comparative Perspectivep. 42
Social Protection in Contemporary Greecep. 67
Social Exclusion and Minimum Income Programmes in Spainp. 87
Regional Decentralization and Health Care Reform in Spain (1976-1996)p. 115
Social Assistance and the North-South Cleavage in Italyp. 135
The Italian National Health Service and the Challenge of Privatizationp. 155
Policies for the Unemployed and Social Shock Absorbers: The Italian Experiencep. 172
Welfare States and Anti-Poverty Regimes: The Case of Portugalp. 198
The Transformation of the Portuguese Social Security Systemp. 219
Reclaiming Welfare: The Politics of French Social Protection Reformp. 240
Dimensions of Social Policy in Greecep. 260
Biographical Notesp. 270
Indexp. 275
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ISBN: 9780714643441
ISBN-10: 0714643440
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 1st June 1997
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1