Restructuring the Welfare State: Globalization and Social Policy Reform in Finland and Sweden
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2003 - 222 pages
"Virpi Timonen investigates both the changes that have taken place in central social policies in the areas of pensions, unemployment policies, social and health servcies, and the political and structural reasons for the pattern of policy change that
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2 Theories of welfare state development and restructuring
what triggered welfare state restructuring?
diversification of unemployment benefits in Finland and Sweden
movement away from the service state?
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