Item description for Welfare Policies in the UNECE Region: Why so Different? (Occaisional Paper) by United Nations...
This paper discusses why the UNECE countries have chosen rather different models of welfare state and, more generally, alternative policies to fight poverty. In particular, the paper focuses upon why the American welfare system is less generous than the typical European one, emphasizing the causes and implications of these differences. It also explores variations in welfare policies within western European countries by comparing their effectiveness, successes and failures.
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Studio: United Nations
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.5" Width: 8.03" Height: 0.16" Weight: 0.13 lbs.
Release Date Feb 23, 2007
Publisher United Nations Publications
ISBN 9211169488 ISBN13 9789211169485
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Jose Antonio Ocampo is Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations for Economic and Social Affairs, and former Executive Secretary of ECLAC.