The moral economy of welfare states : Britain and Germany compared / por Mau Steffen
By: Mau, Steffen.Publisher: Londres, Inglaterra : Routledge , 2003Description: 238 páginas.Content type: texto Media type: sin mediación Carrier type: volumenISBN: 0415317541.Subject(s): Estado del Bienestar | Economía del Bienestar | Política Social -- Gran BretañaDDC classification: 330.126
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Incluye referencias bibliográficas (páginas 208-231)
1. Introduction. 2. Self-interest and pocket-book attitudes
Beneficial involvement. Rising demands and ungovernability. Legimation crisis: value for meaning. The welfare backlash and a rational opposition. Entrenched interests and varieties of capitalism. Policy reforms: designing institutions for knaves. 3. The admixture of motives: broadening the perspective. Preference formation beyond self-interest. Institutions: material incentives and social norms. The moral economy of welfare state institutions. The homo reciprocus. Policy designs and the repertoire of motives. 4. An analytical framework. Welfare institutions and public attitudes. Survey data and methods. 5. The state of welfare. A comparative framework. The welfare legacy in Britain. The welfare legacy in Germany. Welfare regimes and their moral economies: some
thoughts. 6. The logic of popular support for welfare schemes and their objectives. Redistribution in our heads: givers and takers. The two moralities of giving assistance to the poor. Unemployment provision: the messy contract. Old age: transfers from the active to the inactive. Health: risk distribution and cost sharing. The moral economy revisited.