viii, 169 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
0199261016 hardback 0199261024 paperback 9780199261017 hardback 9780199261024 paperback
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -158) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Poverty and inequality Social spending Revenue sources Types of social protection Social insurance and globalization Welfare state and economic efficiency Efficiency of the welfare state Social versus private insurance Old age pensions Health care Unemployment and poverty Family allowances Conclusion.