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Author Schludi, Martin.

Title Reform of Bismarckian pension systems : a comparison of pension politics in Austria, France, Germany, Italy and Sweden / Martin Schludi.

Publication Info. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2005.


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Description 1 online resource.
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Series Changing welfare states.
Changing welfare states.
Note Title from e-book title screen (viewed July 6, 2005).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-306) and index.
Summary Offers an analysis of the political process involved in the reform of the pension systems in European countries.
Contents The Need for Pension Reform:A Problem-Oriented Perspective -- Public pension arrangements under adaptational pressures -- Specific vulnerabilities of Bismarckian pension systems -- Options for reform -- Varying degrees in the need for adjustment -- An Empirical Overview of Policy Change in Bismarckian Pension Regimes -- The Politics of Pension Reform:An Actor-Centred Explanatory Framework -- Social policymaking in an era of retrenchment:A review of theoretical approaches -- The concept of actor-centred institutionalism -- The politics of pension reform -- Summary of the theoretical framework -- Sweden:Policy-Oriented Bargaining -- Italy:Corporatist Concertation in the Shadow of EMU -- Germany:From Consensus To Conflict -- Austria:Reform Blockage by the Trade Unions -- France:Adverse Prerequisites for a Pension Consensus -- Conclusion.
Language English.
Subject Old age pensions -- Government policy -- Europe.
Old age assistance -- Government policy -- Europe.
Public welfare -- Europe.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
Earth sciences, geography, environment, planning.
Human geography.
Political geography.
Mathematics and science.
Science: general issues.
Old age assistance -- Government policy. (OCoLC)fst01045302
Old age pensions -- Government policy. (OCoLC)fst01045361
Public welfare. (OCoLC)fst01083250
Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245064
Indexed Term Multi-User.
Other Form: Print version: 9789053567401
ISBN 1423711335 (electronic bk.)
9781423711339 (electronic bk.)
9789048503827 (electronic bk.)
9048503825 (electronic bk.)
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