Title Small transformations : the politics of welfare reform - east and west / edited by Janos Matyas
Imprint M√ľnster ; London : Lit, 2003
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  361.68 Sm188 2003    AVAILABLE    30500101179029
Descript xiii, 319 p. ; 21 cm
Note INTRODUCTION -- A cushion that suffocates? Transformation the "communist welfare state" in East-Central Europe / Janos Matyas Kovacs -- PART I. LOCAL WELFARE PROVISION: THE STATE, THE MARKET AND THE NON-PROFIT SECOTR [THE EXAMPLE OF HEALTH CARE] -- The non-profit sector and health care: a cross-national view / Helmut K. Anheier -- The context and outcome of health care reform in Slovakia / Martin Butora et al. -- Privatization and decentralization in the Hungarian health sector / Eva Orosz -- Health policy reforms in the Czech and Slovak republics as a political process / Martin Potucek -- Changing the welfare mix - does it make a difference? The case of Germany / Annette Zimmer - - Comments / Jane Lewis, Christoph Sachbe -- PART II. BETWEEN GOVERNMENTAL AND INDIVIDUAL RESPONSIBILITY: NEW SOCIAL PROGRAMS [THE EXAMPLE OF THE PENSION SYSTEM] -- Public financing for long term care beyond residualism and full-coverage universalism / Adalbert Evers -- The actors in Hungarian pension reform / Zsuzsa Ferge -- Conditions for a successful refrom of Poland's pension system / Jerzy Hausner -- The pension reform debate: the example of Central and Eastern Europe / Dalmer D. Hoskins -- Individualising pensions / Alan Walker -- Comments / Nicholas Barr, Claus Offe -- PART III. THE ROLE OF MEDIATING INSTITUTIONS: SOCIAL POLICY "FROM ABOVE" AND "FROM BELOW" [THE EXAMPLE OF UNEMPLOYMENT] -- Social partnership in solving unemployment problems on the local level / Michal Boni -- Working with welfare: the transformation of US social policies / David T. Ellwood -- Renegotiating the Dutch welfare state / Anton Hemerijck -- Interest mediation in the politics of unemployment in Great Britian / Michael Hill -- Comments / Tamas Bauer, Antoinette Hetzler
Subject Public welfare
Public welfare -- Economic aspects
Public welfare -- Europe, Eastern
Public welfare -- Economic aspects -- Europe, Eastern
Alt Author Matyas, Janos