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Author Bode, Ingo
Title The culture of welfare markets : the international recasting of pension and care systems / Ingo Bode
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2008
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 人文社會聯圖  HD7105.35.W47 B63 2008    AVAILABLE    30610020260642
Descript x, 254 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Routledge advances in sociology ; 35
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-243) and index
Introduction -- Welfare markets: institutional forms and organizational landscapes -- Welfare markets in old age provision: the state of things -- Where the market comes in: current institutional designs -- Britain: markets as driving forces --Canada: markets in uneasy co-existence -- Germany: markets as successful newcomers -- France: markets as a disguised reality at the margins -- A brief comparative assessment -- How welfare markets develop: the dynamics of change -- Britain: radicalization with nuance -- Canada: the creeping end of defined utility -- Germany: slow but thorough -- France: ever more through the backdoor -- The role of (welfare) culture: the state of the art and an analytical grid -- Ghe culture of welfare, the culture of market -- The case of old age provision -- Key moral issues in pension and care systems -- Sense-making of welfare markets for old age -- The study: the general approach, research design and methodological questions -- Sense-making in public debate and the media --Britain -- Canada -- Germany -- France -- Making sense of sense-making: hybrid settlements compared -- Conclusion: a new moral economy of old age provision? -- Notes -- References -- Index
Subject Pensions -- Western countries -- Case studies
Older people -- Services for -- Western countries -- Case studies
Welfare state -- Economic aspects -- Western countries
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