In Double Standard, James W. Russell indicates how and why varied types of social and welfare coverage built within the usa and Europe. The 3rd variation relatively examines how Europe and the us have dealt with universal social difficulties comparable to poverty, inequality, unemployment, relations aid, wellbeing and fitness care provision, ethnic and racial clash, and crime. those varied social coverage orientations have produced disparate social methods of existence, methods of existence which are now in rivalry for the way forward for Western societies.
Retaining its exceedingly transparent exposition of the connection among social coverage and the background of social suggestion, social thought, and political ideology, the 3rd variation comprises new fabric on:
- The reasonable Care Act within the usa in comparison to eu future health care programs
- The impact of Milton Friedman at the aid of social spending and privatization of social programs
- Paid holiday alterations among Europe and the United States
- A new Afterword at the carrying on with social results of the 2008 recession (the “Great Recession”) in Europe and the United States
- A thorough updating of statistical information
The 3rd version of Double Standard is a thought-provoking and up to date exploration of the precise transformations in social coverage within the U.S. and Europe that is helping scholars procedure key matters via a brand new perspective.
Read or Download Double Standard: Social Policy in Europe and the United States PDF
Similar Comparative Politics books
Because the advanced courting among the eu Union and its member states keeps to adapt, this e-book seeks to discover not just the character of the connection but in addition the wider implications of ecu integration within which politics in Europe is studied. Written via a gaggle of wonderful lecturers from either Europe and North the United States, it considers the effect of ecu integration either at the nature and the research of politics, specially in Western Europe.
This booklet provides to debates over the foreign dimensions of democratic swap by means of learning the guidelines and activities of 3 units of Western actors: specifically, governments, multinational businesses, and foreign NGOs. This actor-based triangular procedure responds to observations that the strategic, financial, and social features of overseas democracy have not often been studied in a mixed, holistic style.
Does the expanding politicization of ethnic and racial variety of Western societies threaten to undermine the welfare nation? This quantity is the 1st systematic try and discover this linkage among "the politics of popularity" and "the politics of redistribution".
Gender and Justice in Multicultural Liberal States explores the demanding situations that culturally plural liberal states face once they carry competing political commitments to cultural rights and sexual equality, and advances a controversy for resolving such dilemmas via democratic discussion and negotiation.
Extra info for Double Standard: Social Policy in Europe and the United States