Social Security Programs: A Cross-Cultural Comparative Perspective by John Dixon

Social Security Programs: A Cross-Cultural Comparative Perspective

EditorJohn Dixon

Hardcover | August 1, 1995

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This volume examines current trends in social security programs around the world. An international group of contributors provide (1) historical perspectives on the development of social security programs (looking at the U.S., Japan, and South Korea); (2) national overviews of programs as adapted to specific populations (in Indonesia, the Philippines, China, Zimbabwe, Yugoslavia, and Malaysia); and (3) specific program analyses (long term care in Britain, health care in Sweden, and industrial accident benefits as developed in Brazil). The discussions highlight the need to evaluate the impact of social security programs on the general population, as well as on specific population groups. This work will be of interest to scholars and policy-makers in social welfare and public policy.

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Title:Social Security Programs: A Cross-Cultural Comparative PerspectiveFormat:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:August 1, 1995Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313296545

ISBN - 13:9780313296543

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.,."a great deal can be learned from some of these essays, especially because we know so little about international social welfare arrangements, which era usually ignored in professional social work education."-Social Work