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Welfare State and Welfare Regimes - Social Welfare Systems and Social Policy - Lecture Notes

Lecture Notes, Welfare Systems

Post: August 31th, 2013
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Social policy can be regarded as the study of the history, politics, philosophy, sociology, and economics of the social services. This lecture handout includes keywords such as Welfare State and Welfare Regimes, Welfare State, Welfare Regimes, Origin of the Term, Historical Perspectives, Welfare State, Welfare Capitalism, Models of Welfare, Conservative, Social Democratic
Social policy can be regarded as the study of the history, politics, philosophy, sociology, and economics of the social services. This lecture handout includes keywords such as Welfare State and Welfare Regimes, Welfare State, Welfare Regimes, Origin of the Term, Historical Perspectives, Welfare State, Welfare Capitalism, Models of Welfare, Conservative, Social Democratic
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Welfare State and Welfare Regimes This lecture, we’ll discuss the concept of welfare state. In Hong Kong, the term carries negative meanings. It usually refers to the business persuasion regarding the generous welfare (in cash or services) provided by the government, which according to them, reduces people’s intention to work and induce dependence. This lecture hopes to clarify the meaning of the term and help you understand why it is considered so important by European countries (and by the social work profession) and how it comes into existence, as well as the challenges it faces today. The idea of the ‘welfare state’ is an ambiguous one. In some writing, it means little more than ‘welfare which is provided by the state’; in others, it stands for a developed ideal in which welfare is provided comprehensively by the state to the best possible standards. The term is used then, both as a form of description and as a normative argument (Spicker, 1995).    An ideal ..

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