Welfare States and Welfare State Theory

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Welfare States and Welfare State Theory

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Centre for Comparative Welfare Studies, Institut for Økonomi, Politik og Forvaltning, Aalborg Universitet

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Microsoft Word - 80-2012-Jørgen -Goul-Andersen Welfare States and Welfare State Theory Jørgen Goul Andersen Centre for Comparative Welfare Studies (CCWS) Department of Political Science Aalborg University www.ccws.dk 2 Centre for Comparative Welfare Studies Working Paper Editor: Per H. Jensen E-mail: [email protected] www.ccws.dk Working papers may be ordered from: Inge Merete Ejsing-Duun Fibigerstræde 1 9220 Aalborg Ø E-mail: [email protected] Tlf: (+45) 99 40 82 18 Fax: (+45) 98 15 53 46 Layout: Connie Krogager Aalborg 2012 ISBN: 978-87-92174-46-8 ISSN: 1398-3024-2012-80 3 Content 1. The welfare state in a modern society ........................................................................................................................................ 4 Defining the welfare state .................................................................................................................................................. 4 The welfare state as a response to modernization & conflict ............................................................................................ 5 The key issue of modern politics ....................................................................................................................................... 5 2. Welfare regimes - different principles of solidarity ................................................................................................................... 6 Eligibility, entitlements and redistribution ........................................................................................................................ 8 Crowding in or crowding out private welfare .................................................................................................................... 9 Welfare regime and redistribution .............................................................

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