Gouverner la s curit sociale

Titre : Gouverner la s curit sociale
Auteur : Bruno Palier
Éditeur : Presses Universitaires de France
ISBN-13 : 9782130635994
Libération : 2005-10-10

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Quelles ont été les politiques mises en place depuis 1945 pour gérer la sécu ? Quelles mesures devraient-on adopter pour sortir de la crise endémique qui depuis plus de vingt ans menace ce système de protection sociale ? Des réformes calquées sur des modèles étrangers ont été introduites, pour quels changements ? La dynamique libérale de transformation du système va-t-elle l'emporter ? Ce livre est un bilan complet de la situation actuelle, il permet de saisir la signification des mesures récentes et de comprendre les enjeux économiques, sociaux et politiques des réformes à venir, en particulier dans le domaine sensible de notre politique de santé. Cette nouvelle édition Quadrige d'un texte paru en 2002 dans la collection Le Lien social est entièrement revue et réactualisée. Sa publication correspond aux soixante ans de la création de notre système social qui actuellement apparaît bien fragile.

Les Cahiers fran ais

Titre : Les Cahiers fran ais
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105224345707
Libération : 2010

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A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Les Cahiers fran ais Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Towards a Social Investment Welfare State

Titre : Towards a Social Investment Welfare State
Auteur : Nathalie Morel
Éditeur : Policy Press
ISBN-13 : 9781847429247
Libération : 2012

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Since the late 1990s, new strategies concerning the role and shape of welfare states have been formulated, many of which are guided by a logic of social investment. This book maps out this new perspective and assesses both its achievements and shortcomings. In doing so, it provides a critical analysis of social investment ideas and policies and opens up for discussion many of Europe's most pressing concerns—such as an aging population, the current economic crisis, and environmental issues— and whether social investment can provide adequate responses to these challenges.

Poverty in the Midst of Affluence

Titre : Poverty in the Midst of Affluence
Auteur : Leo F. Goodstadt
Éditeur : Hong Kong University Press
ISBN-13 : 9789888208227
Libération : 2014-12-01

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Hong Kong is among the richest cities in the world. Yet over the past 15 years, living conditions for the average family have deteriorated despite a robust economy, ample budget surpluses, and record labour productivity. Successive governments have been reluctant to invest in services for the elderly, the disabled, the long-term sick, and the poor, while education has become more elitist. The political system has helped to entrench a mistaken consensus that social spending is a threat to financial stability and economic prosperity. In this trenchant attack on government mismanagement, Leo Goodstadt traces how officials have created a ‘new poverty’ in Hong Kong and argues that their misguided policies are both a legacy of the colonial era and a deliberate choice by modern governments, and not the result of economic crises. This provocative book will be essential reading for anyone wishing to understand why poverty returned to Hong Kong in this century. The book has been thoroughly revised and updated for this new, paperback edition. ‘Leo Goodstadt has identified the New Poor as those made vulnerable through diminishing access to essential services and opportunities. The culprits are misguided policies, and the callous and uncaring decisions of those in power. This compelling critique carries weight and demands a response.’ —Christine Fang, Former Chief Executive of The Hong Kong Council of Social Service ‘This is a critical reflection on Hong Kong’s path of social development and a most discerning analysis of the Third World mentality espoused by the government and the business community in the area of social welfare.’ —Lui Tai-lok, Chair Professor of Hong Kong Studies, The Hong Kong Institute of Education ‘Welfare spending was like “pouring sand into the sea to reclaim land”, thought one Chief Executive. Governments restrained social spending based on that skewed view . . . This book is meticulously researched and painfully insightful. It is a masterly chronicle of Hong Kong’s social welfare policy.’ —Anna Wu, Non-Official Member of the Executive Council, HKSAR

Voltaire s Bastards

Titre : Voltaire s Bastards
Auteur : John Ralston Saul
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9781476718934
Libération : 2012-12-25

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With a new Introduction by the author, this “erudite and brilliantly readable book” (The Observer, London) expertly dissects the political, economic, and social origins of Western civilization to reveal a culture cripplingly enslaved to crude notions of rationality and expertise. With a new introduction by the author, this “erudite and brilliantly readable book” (The Observer, London) astutely dissects the political, economic and social origins of Western civilization to reveal a culture cripplingly enslaved to crude notions of rationality and expertise. The Western world is full of paradoxes. We talk endlessly of individual freedom, yet we’ve never been under more pressure to conform. Our business leaders describe themselves as capitalists, yet most are corporate employees and financial speculators. We call our governments democracies, yet few of us participate in politics. We complain about invasive government, yet our legal, educational, financial, social, cultural and legislative systems are deteriorating. All these problems, John Ralston Saul argues, are largely the result of our blind faith in the value of reason. Over the past 400 years, our “rational elites” have turned the modern West into a vast, incomprehensible, directionless machine, run by process-minded experts—“Voltaire’s bastards”—whose cult of scientific management is empty of both sense and morality. Whether in politics, art, business, the military, entertain­ment, science, finance, academia or journalism, these experts share the same outlook and methods. The result, Saul maintains, is a civilization of immense technological power whose ordinary citizens are increasingly excluded from the decision-making process. In this wide-ranging anatomy of modern society and its origins—whose “pages explode with insight, style and intellectual rigor” (Camille Paglia, The Washington Post)—Saul presents a shattering critique of the political, economic and cultural estab­lishments of the West.

Dismantling the Welfare State

Titre : Dismantling the Welfare State
Auteur : Paul Pierson
Éditeur : Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13 : 0521555701
Libération : 1994

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This book offers a careful examination of the politics of social policy in an era of austerity and conservative governance. Focusing on the administrations of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher, Paul Pierson provides a compelling explanation for the welfare state's durability and for the few occasions where each government was able to achieve significant cutbacks. The book will appeal to those interested in the politics of neo-conservatism as well as those concerned about the development of the modern welfare state. It will attract readers in the fields of comparative politics, public policy, and political economy.

Inside National Health Reform

Titre : Inside National Health Reform
Auteur : John E. McDonough
Éditeur : Univ of California Press
ISBN-13 : 0520949617
Libération : 2011-09-12

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This indispensable guide to the Affordable Care Act, our new national health care law, lends an insider’s deep understanding of policy to a lively and absorbing account of the extraordinary—and extraordinarily ambitious—legislative effort to reform the nation’s health care system. Dr. John E. McDonough, DPH, a health policy expert who served as an advisor to the late Senator Edward Kennedy, provides a vivid picture of the intense effort required to bring this legislation into law. McDonough clearly explains the ACA’s inner workings, revealing the rich landscape of the issues, policies, and controversies embedded in the law yet unknown to most Americans. In his account of these historic events, McDonough takes us through the process from the 2008 presidential campaign to the moment in 2010 when President Obama signed the bill into law. At a time when the nation is taking a second look at the ACA, Inside National Health Reform provides the essential information for Americans to make informed judgments about this landmark law.

A Long Goodbye to Bismarck

Titre : A Long Goodbye to Bismarck
Auteur : Bruno Palier
Éditeur : Amsterdam University Press
ISBN-13 : 9789089642349
Libération : 2010

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Bruno Palier is CNRS Researcher at Sciences Po Paris. --


Titre : Globalization
Auteur : Eleonore Kofman
Éditeur : A&C Black
ISBN-13 : 1855673479
Libération : 1996

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Globalization and the related issues of power and identity are central concerns in international studies, whether viewed from a political, economic, spatial or human perspective. The fully updated second edition of this major collection brings together a multi-disciplinary group of international scholars to interrogate globalization in theory and practice. Gender, identity, citizenship, migration, issues related to the state, and economic and technological change, are analyzed in depth. Several of the authors have revised their chapters from the earlier edition and others have provided completely new contributions in key areas such as the internet, social movements, environmental security and world cities. Two new introductory chapters written by the editors outline the theory and practice of international relations and political geography at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Several further chapters highlight different aspects of inequality which have become central to the globalization debate. Book jacket.

Explaining Institutional Change

Titre : Explaining Institutional Change
Auteur : James Mahoney
Éditeur : Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13 : 9780521118835
Libération : 2010

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The essays in this book contribute to emerging debates in political science and sociology on institutional change, providing a theoretical framework and empirical applications.