Essays about: "conservative welfare states"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words conservative welfare states.

  1. 1. Welfare Provision in Two EU Countries : A Comparative Study of Integration-Oriented Welfare Provision in Germany and Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Sanja Pfister; [2021]
    Keywords : European Union; Provision of welfare; Immigration; Welfare model; Conservative; Liberal; Social democratic; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Through different events and developments in the recent 30 years, the generally comprehensive understanding of welfare within the European Union has shifted and one of the aims of this thesis is to investigate if EU welfare states have converged or diverged regarding the provision of welfare. The theory on which the research was based is a typology of welfare states from 1990 by the Danish sociologist Gøsta Esping-Andersen. READ MORE

  2. 2. The crisis of care in conservative welfare states and the need for a gender-sensitive approach to policy making

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender

    Author : Luana Ciccarone; [2019]
    Keywords : gender; welfare state; public policy; conservative countries; comparative study; social policy; informal care work; domestic work; childcare; elderly care; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The so-called capitalist crisis of care has been theorized starting since the 80s. It has been and explored by two literature streams: the ‘feminist’ and the ‘mainstream’. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pension Reform in Continental Europe : A comparative study of pension reform in Germany and France during the years ofausterity 1990-2010.

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Per Grönroos (fd. Johansson); [2018]
    Keywords : Political science; pension policy; institutionalism; Germany; France; Europe; conservative welfare states; continental welfare states; retrenchment; comparative; welfare state regimes; Gerhard Schröder; Alain Juppé; unions; Bismarckian welfare states; veto player; reform capacity; Statsvetenskap; pensionspolitik; institutionalism; Tyskland; Frankrike; Europa; konservativa välfärdsstater; kontinentala välfärdstater; åtstramningspolitik; komparativ; välfärdsregimer; Gerhard Schröder; Alain Juppé; fackförbund; vetospelare; reformkapacitet;

    Abstract : As demographic and economic contexts have shifted, the need for pension systems to reform has increased. Often, however, these systems have proved difficult to change – especially in continental Europe. READ MORE

  4. 4. Trust, Inequality and Welfare State Regimes: the cases of Brazil and Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Marina Salomão de Freitas Assunção de Carvalho; [2015]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this dissertation is to analyze how the levels of equality and trust influenced the development of different Welfare State Regimes in Brazil and Sweden (see Esping-Andersen 1990). In order to show the relationship between inequality and trust, the dissertation utilizes Jordahl’s (2007) mechanisms which posteriorly will be related to the specific historical contexts of both countries, as well as to the current challenges faced by them. READ MORE

  5. 5. Do Capitalist Welfare States Still Consist of ”The Good, the Bad and the Ugly?” Revisiting Esping-Andersen’s “Three Worlds” Studying Welfare Regimes of the 21st Century.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linda Talme; [2014]
    Keywords : welfare-state regimes; Esping-Andersen; welfare states; de-commodification; stratification; reproduction; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to reproduce the study Esping-Andersen conducted in the seminal work “The Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism” (1990) in a 21st century context. The study conducted in “Three Worlds” discovered that welfare states tended to cluster around three welfare-state regimes: social democratic, conservative and liberal. READ MORE