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Is China a welfare state?

July 17, 2017

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Beatriz Carrillo looks at the history and development of China’s welfare system.

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The Social Investment Approach to Social Welfare

May 12, 2017

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iStock-514573868-magnetic-numbersJames Midgley, Espen Dahl and Amy Conley Wright examine how social investment ideas have been adopted in different countries and the resulting outcomes. […]

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Juridification and Social Citizenship – by Henriette Sinding Aasen

September 30, 2014

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The law plays an important role in the administration of the modern welfare state. Henriette Sinding Aasen, Professor of Law at the University of Bergen, explains the effects juridification has on modern citizenship.*

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Embracing Capitalism: the real success of Sweden’s universal welfare state – by Andreas Bergh

September 9, 2014

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How does a country successfully combine increasing prosperity with low levels of inequality? Andreas Bergh, Associate Professor of Economics at Lund University, argues that the history of Sweden demonstrates the important role capitalism can play in creating a more equal society.

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