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Cerami, Alfio

Post-Communist Welfare Pathways

Cerami, Alfio - Post-Communist Welfare Pathways, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Social Policy Pathways, Twenty Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall
Alfio Cerami, Pieter Vanhuysse

Part I. Theoretical Background

2. Social Policy in East Central Europe: Major Trends in the Twentieth Century
Dorottya Szikra, Béla Tomka

3. Mechanisms of Institutional Change in Central and Eastern European Welfare State Restructuring
Alfio Cerami

4. Power, Order and the Politics of Social Policy in Central and Eastern Europe
Pieter Vanhuysse

Part II. Country Studies

5. Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia: Adaptation and Reform of the Post-Communist ‘Emergency Welfare States’
Tomasz Inglot

6. The Transformation of Welfare Systems in the Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania
Jolanta Aidukaite

7. Welfare State Transformations in Bulgaria and Romania
Alfio Cerami, Simona Stanescu

Part III. Sectoral Analysis and Challenges

8. Transnational Actors in Central and East European Pension Reforms
Mitchell A. Orenstein

9. Elder Care Systems: Policy Transfer and Europeanization
Hildegard Theobald, Kristine Kern

10. The Impact of Minimum Income Guarantee Schemes in Central and Eastern Europe
Cristina Rat

11. Devolution of Social Protection Arrangements
Natascha Mechelen, Veerle Maesschalck

12. The Impact of the EU Social Inclusion Strategy: the Czech Case
Tomáš Sirovátka, Miroslava Rákoczyová

13. The Eastern European Welfare State in Comparative Perspective
Stephan Haggard, Robert R. Kaufman

14. Epilogue: Lessons Learnt and Open Questions
Claus Offe

Keywords: Social Sciences, Social Policy, Political Sociology, European Culture, Politics of the Welfare State, European Union Politics, Social Care

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
304 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230245808
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-31129-3

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