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The Privatization of Social Policy

Michael Shalev

The Privatization of Social Policy

Occupational Welfare and the Welfare State in America, Scandinavia, and Japan

by Michael Shalev

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Occupational / industrial health & safety,
  • Privatization,
  • Social issues,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Japan,
  • Northern Europe, Scandinavia,
  • USA,
  • Canada,
  • Industrial welfare,
  • Scandinavia,
  • United States,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10553783M
    ISBN 10033364946X
    ISBN 109780333649466

    et al., ). Privatization may result in a decline in national economy, as demonstrated by a study of mass privatization in 25 post-communist countries (Hamm, King, & Stuckler, ). It can also potentially cause tremendous social upheaval in the short term, since privatization is often accompanied. This paper uses the Auerbach--Kotlikoff dynamic life-cycle model (AK model) to examine the macroeconomic and efficiency effects of privatizing social security. It also uses a simple privatization proposal, the Personal Security System, as a framework to discuss a number of other issues associated with privatizing social security, including transition rules and changes in the overall degree of Cited by:

    The use of private organizations to perform social service functions has increased dramatically in recent years. This report reviews the literature on the privatization of welfare and related services by states and localities. It is the first product of a study of privatization of welfare services. The final report Privatization in Practice: Case Studies of Contracting for. The History of Privatization pro-market ideas and the privatization of public goods. The book was met with corporate involvement in moving state-level privatization policy.

    The privatization was controversial, and the its impact is still debated today, as doubling of passenger numbers and investment was balanced by an increase in rail subsidy. Privatization in Latin America flourished in the s and s as a result of a Western liberal economic policy. study of privatization with a special emphasis on case management of TANF. The study will describe the experiences of, and lessons learned by, six TANF agencies that have privatized case management. To set the stage for the case studies, this report provides a review of the literature on the privatization of welfare and related services.


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The Privatization of Social Policy by Michael Shalev Download PDF EPUB FB2

Occupational welfare is a distinctive solution to contemporary social policy dilemmas. Though it plays a substantial role in many countries, especially in pension provision, occupational welfare and its subtle links to the welfare state have been largely neglected by social scientists.

This book, a. The Privatization of Social Policy?: Occupational Welfare and the Welfare State in America, Scandinavia and Japan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Privatization: Successes and Failures provides the first broad assessment of the benefits and costs of privatization policies around the world for over the past twenty years.

Privatization is an important and controversial policy issue, and unlike previous studies, this book's goal is not to champion privatization policies but rather to.

Get this from a library. Privatisation and social policy. [Mark Drakeford; Jo Campling] -- This text addresses one of the key issues in social policy, namely the covert but undeniable impact of growing privatization on the development and implementation of social policy.

Social Security: History and Politics from the New Deal to the Privatization Debate (Studies in Government & Public Policy) [Beland, Daniel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Social Security: History and Politics from the New Deal to the Privatization Debate (Studies in Government & Public Policy)Cited by:   Inwatching the privatization movement grow to become the status quo, embedded in federal and state policy and supported by billionaires and major foundations, The Privatization of Social Policy book published Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools, which contained not only an indictment of privatization and teacher /5(18).

Public Policy and Private Pensiom of privaie pensions. PubIic policy has influenced he preference for private pensions among affected groups, and brought new social groups into the historical stage.

In short, public policy has caused diverse Interest groups to advocate private pensions at different points in time, and has helpd to create two important groups: the personnel professionFile Size: KB.

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Specifically, the book provides a state-of-the art review of privatization issues and research questions as a prelude to an in-depth study of the economic and social impact of privatization. In the light of the rich insights brought to bear on the issues, this book should stimulate the interest of researchers, donors and policy makers to.

Privatization occurs when a government-owned business, operation, or property becomes owned by a private, non-government party. Note that privatization also describes the Author: Marshall Hargrave.

The privatization of large state-owned enterprises is one of the most radical policy developments of the last quarter century. Right-wing governments have privatized in an effort to decrease the size of government, while left-wing governments have privatized either to compensate for the failures of state-owned firms or to generate revenues.

In this way, privatization has spread from Europe to. Privatization of social services has been both heralded and decried as the most significant provincial social policy trend in the eighties.

While privatization advocates have aggressively advanced it as the solution to public social service fiscal, administrative and political dilemmas, its antagonists have as aggressively attacked it as an erosion of the principles of universality and equity. Privatization and Welfare Administration CRS Report for Congress Privatization and Welfare Administration Joe Richardson Domestic Social Policy Division Summary All states use private companies to administer significant parts of the three major federal/state public assistance programs they are charged with operating: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), the Medicaid program.

The privatization of large state-owned enterprises is one of the most radical policy developments of the last quarter century. Right-wing governments have privatized in an effort to decrease the size of government, while left-wing governments have privatized either to compensate for the failures of state-owned firms or to generate revenues.

This volume represents the most important work to date on one of the pressing policy issues of the moment: the privatization of social security. Although social security is facing enormous fiscal pressure in the face of an aging population, there has been relatively little published on the fundamentals of essential reform through privatization.

Privatizing Social Security fills this void by. This book, while warning about political misuse of privatization, offers an unusually rigorous definition and theory of the concept and presents a number of case studies that show how public and private sectors variously cooperate, compete, or complement one another in social programs—and how various systems have accommodated to the Author: Sheila B.

Kamerman. The book is the first to cover all areas of privatization in Israel and one of the first to do so in general, including state infrastructure, immigration policy, land, health, education, welfare, regulation, and.

Privatizing social services has taken a new turn as America enters the 21st century. Although it was once possible to separate private and public social services, the growing trend toward public–private partnerships has made such earlier distinctions meaningless since more and more private social services are supported with public money.

"chile’s experience with the privatization of social security," pages accessed feb. 20, Accessed Feb. 20, Journal of Politics in Latin America. Privatization can be framed as a policy solution to myriad social problems; and in several of the cases presented in the book, an unsuccessful privatization attempt found greater political support simply through shifting the values with which the policy was associated.

attributed to a book by Peter Drucker, I will show that this attribution is incorrect, and that the terminology of privatization played an evolving role in German economic policy from the s through the s. The standard story on the coining of “privatization” reports that in Peter.Privatization of Welfare Services: A Review of the Literature.

by: Pamela Winston, Andrew Burwick, Sheena McConnell, and Richard Roper. Submitted to: Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. Submitted by: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.Critics of Social Security privatization often warn that such proposals hold serious dangers for the elderly poor.

However, a closer examination of the evidence indicates that the poor would be.