Social Welfare in Developed Market Countries
by John Dixon (9781138947016)

Social Welfare in Developed Market Countries
 
John Dixon
Release Date: 28 July 2015
Format: Hardback
Pages: 436
Category: Social Welfare & Social Services
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
ISBN: 9781138947016
ISBN-10: 1138947016



First published in 1989, this book analyses social welfare in countries with highly developed economies, at that time. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic context. Each chapter looks at the structure and administration of the systems in place and how these are financed. This is followed by a consideration of the nature of different parts of the welfare system, a survey of social security, personal social services and the treatment of the following key target groups: the aged; those with disabilities and handicaps; children and youth; disadvantaged families; the unemployed; and the sick and injured. Each chapter concludes with an assessment of the effectiveness of the system considered.

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