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Social Welfare

"Social Welfare" offers, for the first time, a wide-ranging, internationally-focused selection of cutting-edge work from leading academics. Its interdisciplinary approach and comparative perspective promote examination of the most pressing social welfare issues of the day. The book aims to clarify some of the ambiguity around the term, discuss the pros and cons of privatization, present a range of social welfare paradoxes and innovations, and establish a clear set of economic frameworks with which to understand the conditions under which the change in social welfare can be obtained.

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Social WelfareEdited by Rosario Laratta

Published: March 7th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2274

ISBN: 978-953-51-0208-3

Copyright year: 2012

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20454 Total Chapter Downloads

1 Crossref Citations

6 Web of Science Citations

4 Dimensions Citations

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1. Contemporary Civil Society Theory Versus Hegel’s Understanding of Civil Society

By Rosario Laratta

5066

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2. Privatization and Financial Markets in European Union: A Social Welfare Perspective

By Ioannis N. Kallianiotis

1595

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3. Paradoxes of Welfare: Universality, Truth, and Power in Modern Welfare Provision

By Kaspar Villadsen

1417

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4. Area-Based Partnerships and Social Welfare: Innovations and Challenges

By Brendan O’Keeffe

1471

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5. Look to Norway – A Sobering Challenge to a Success Story

By Dag Leonardsen

1467

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6. Autonomy and Poverty – An Empirical Study of Long-Term Recipients of Social Assistance

By Kjell Underlid

1930

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7. Can Competition Save Your Life?

By Helen Schneider

1543

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8. Welfare Effects of Third-Degree Price Discrimination: Ippolito Meets Schmalensee and Varian

By Iñaki Aguirre

3773

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9. Mediated Heuristic Approaches and Alternative Social Welfare Definitions for Complex Contract Negotiations Involving Highly Uncorrelated Utility Spaces

By Ivan Marsa-Maestre, Miguel A. Lopez-Carmona, Enrique de la Hoz and Mark Klein

1108

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10. Social Welfare and the Emergence of Negotiations

By Francisco Candel-Sánchez

1084

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