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Can the Welfare State Survive?

Can the Welfare State Survive? (Hardback)

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After the most serious economic crash since the 1930s and the slowest recovery on record, austerity rules. Spending on the welfare state did not cause the crisis, but deep cuts in welfare budgets has become the default policy response. The welfare state is seen as a burden on wealth creation which can no longer be afforded in an ever more competitive global economy. There are calls for it to be dismantled altogether.

In this incisive book, leading political economist Andrew Gamble explains why western societies still need generous inclusive welfare states for all their citizens, and are rich enough to provide them. Welfare states can survive, he argues, but only if there is the political will to reform them and to fund them.

BusinessEconomicsWelfare economicsHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentCentral governmentCentral government policiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial welfare & social servicesWelfare & benefit systems Publisher: Polity Press Publication Date: 11/03/2016 ISBN-13: 9780745698731  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Andrew Gamble is Emeritus Professor of Politics at Queens' College, Cambridge

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