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Title Ethics and social security reform / edited by Erik Schokkaert.
Imprint London : Routledge, 2018.


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Description 1 online resource (xv, 251 pages)
Series International studies on social security ; Volume 7
International studies on social security ; Volume 7.
Note Originally published 2001 by Ashgate Publishing.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Subject Public welfare -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses.
Social security -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses.
Genre Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents Part Part 1: Ethical concepts and principles -- chapter 1 1 Altruism, efficiency and justice: ethical challenges to the welfare state -- chapter 1 2 The ethics and the normgiving: the example of rehabilitation -- chapter 1 3 Crossing frontiers: migration and social security -- chapter 1 4 Alternative measures of national poverty: perspectives and assessment -- chapter 1 5 The measurement of absolute poverty -- part Part 2: Ethics and attitudes -- chapter 2 1 Popularity and participation: social security reform in Australia -- chapter 2 2 Coping with risk: attitudes towards private unemployment insurance in Britain and Germany -- part Part 3: Ethics and the evaluation of concrete institutions -- chapter 3 1 The pre-market phase: the transition from a state-controlled to a market-based social security system -- chapter 3 2 Public programs create private incentives and disincentives toward work -- chapter 3 3 Social security, intergovernmental fiscal relations and efficiency: the case of the two systems of public assistance for the unemployed in Germany -- chapter 3 4 Skills, gender equality and the distributional impact of female labour market participation in the three worlds of welfare capitalism -- chapter 3 5 What determines work resumption from long sickness spells? -- an analysis of six countries -- chapter 3 6 Demographic change and partial funding: is the Swedish pension reform a role model for Germany?
Summary "This title was first published in 2001. Ethical considerations play a key role in both the theoretical and practical functioning of the welfare state. The contributors to this book examine these ethical issues, and demonstrate how value judgements must be integrated into any analysis of social security reform."--Provided by publisher.
Other Author Schokkaert, Erik, editor.
Other Title Print version: 9781138725423