Political Institutions and Elderly Care Policy: Comparative Politics of Long-Term Care in Advanced Democracies by T. HiedaPolitical Institutions and Elderly Care Policy: Comparative Politics of Long-Term Care in Advanced Democracies by T. Hieda

Political Institutions and Elderly Care Policy: Comparative Politics of Long-Term Care in Advanced…

byT. Hieda

Hardcover | June 26, 2012

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Although most advanced industrialized countries are facing population aging and other social changes, public long-term care programs for the aged are remarkably diverse across them. This book accounts for the variations in elderly care policy by combining statistical analysis with historical case studies of Sweden, Japan and the USA.
TAKESHI HIEDA is an Associate Professor, Graduate School of Law, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan He studies comparative political economy and comparative welfare states, and has published several articles inSocial Policy & Administrationand other scholarly journals.
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Title:Political Institutions and Elderly Care Policy: Comparative Politics of Long-Term Care in Advanced…Format:HardcoverDimensions:231 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.86 inPublished:June 26, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230361781

ISBN - 13:9780230361782

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Table of Contents

Introduction Understanding the Politics of Universalistic Social Care Services: a Theoretical Framework Political Institutional Conditions for the Development of Elderly Care Programs: Quantitative Evidence Sweden: The Manipulative State Japan: 'MHW and Japan's Miracle', in a Sense The United States of America: Evolution without Revolution Conclusion: Political Institutions, Voter-Politician Linkage, and Universalistic Social Policy Bibliography