4 edition of The Shadow Welfare State found in the catalog.
June 15, 2000 by Cornell University Press .
Written in English
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The Shadow Welfare State book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Why, in the recent campaigns for universal health care, did /5. "This important book brings attention to a neglected segment of the contemporary US workforce.
Caring for America is essential reading for historians of labor and the welfare state. Policymakers, organizers, workers, and current and future clients must take stock of the authors' crucial point that working conditions and the quality of care are Reviews: 2.
The U.S. welfare state is a peculiar institution that is not well understood. The United States is widely considered a “welfare laggard” because it developed a welfare state much later than other industrialized countries, spends comparatively less on social welfare, and lacks universal social programs like national health insurance.
Boston Book Review "In The Shadow Welfare State, Marie Gottschalk recounts labor's half century-long fight for decent health care coverage through both collective bargaining and political action.
More than most writers, she brings these two sides of the coin together to analyze both the fragility of the private welfare state, even for those Author: Marie Gottschalk.
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Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Shadow Welfare State: Labor, Business, and. "The Shadow Welfare State makes two important contributions to understanding the political activism of organized labor. Marie Gottschalk unravels the neglected but peculiar story of labor's role in health care reform and contributes to a more general understanding of labor's role in American politics, both terribly important and very rarely studied areas—this book gets a big two thumbs up.
She maintains that the shadow welfare state of job-based benefits shaped the manner in which labor defined its policy interests and strategies. As evidence, Gottschalk examines the influence of the Taft-Hartley health and welfare funds, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (E.R.I.S.A.), and experience-rated health insurance, showing how /5(4).
Start studying chapter 17 book. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Americas welfare state was constructed initially in response to. Who are the chief beneficiaries of the "shadow welfare state".
the middle class. social welfare or public charity, organized provision of educational, cultural, medical, and financial assistance to the needy.
Modern social welfare measures may include any of the following: the care of destitute adults; the treatment of the mentally ill; the rehabilitation of criminals; the care of destitute, neglected, and delinquent children; the care and relief of the sick or handicapped.
The shadow state: government and voluntary sector in transition. Jennifer R. Wolch. The Foundation Center, Mar 1, - Business & Economics - pages.
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The book explains why such a highly criticized system persists. Katz explores the relationship between welfare and municipal reform; the role of welfare capitalism, eugenics, and social insurance in the reorganization of the labor market; the critical connection between poverty and politics in the rise of the New Deal welfare state; and how the /5().
What is the shadow welfare state. social benefits that are distributed by private employers who are being subsidized by the government One reason that the AFDC program grew significantly in. The Shadow Welfare State examines the lack of universal, single-payer health care coverage in the United States and the role organized labor has played in the formation of the current state of health insurance policy.
Gottschalk correctly asserts that health insurance policy research has treated organized labor as "little more than a minor player" and an examination of the intricacies behind. In the Shadow of the Poorhouse: A Social History of Welfare in America, by Michael B. Katz, New York: Basic Books, pages, $ Michael Katz's In the Shadow of the Poorhouse itself is in a.
The argument develops a general theory of the welfare state. What is meant by a 'welfare state' will be explained in the course of the argument, but it is also important to explain what a 'general theory' is, and so what kind of book this is. Theory in social science Theory in social science begins with the process of describing empirical.
the "shadow welfare state," became an institutional straitjacket for organized labor's efforts to secure universal and affordable health care in the U.S. In reminding us that the U.S. has "a peculiar employ-ment-based welfare system that is neither wholly private or public," Gottschalk demonstrates the complex interplay, and labor's role.
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In this sweeping narrative history from the Great Depression of the s to the Great Recession of today, Caring for America rethinks both the history of the American welfare state from the perspective of care work and chronicles how home care workers eventually became one of the most vibrant forces in the American labor movement.
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a ‘shadow welfare state’ (Fairbanks, ; Gottschalk, ), which is a term used to describe the complex partnerships between state based social protection, voluntarism and. Welfare state reform occurs in all advanced capitalist democracies, but it does not occur in identical ways, to the same degree or with similar consequences.
In Comparative Welfare State Politics, Kees van Kersbergen and Barbara Vis explain the political opportunities and constraints of welfare state reform by asking 'big' questions. Unlike most social science books on Korea, which tend to focus on its developmental state and rapid economic development, this book deals with social welfare issues and politics during the critical junctures in Korea's history: industrialization in the –70s, the democratization and labor movement in the mids, globalization and the.
With welfare reform a burning political issue, this special anniversary edition of the classic history of welfare in America has been revised and updated to include the latest bipartisan debates on how to end welfare as we know it.â In the Shadow of the Poorhouse examines the origins of social welfare, both public and private, from the days of the colonial poorhouse through the current /5().
At one level, his new book is a meticulous compendium of decades of empirical work that he and his LSE colleagues have undertaken into how the. This book helps to explain why there is no adequate long-term care in America.
Through a sweeping analytical narrative, from the Great Depression of the s to the Great Recession of today, Caring for America shows how law and social policy shaped home care into a low-waged job and a means-tested social service, stigmatized as part of public welfare, primarily funded through Medicaid, and.
Punitive welfare a blight on the poor The stresses and struggles of the poor are being intensified by a punitive welfare system, say authors of a hard-hitting new book on the causes of poverty and associated health inequalities ‘Shadow welfare state’ and loan sharks.
"Caught is an impressive accomplishment."—Bob Lane, Metapsychology "Caught is hard-hitting book on all that is wrong with the American carceral state. Importantly, it also shows why previous reform efforts have failed."—Eleanor Healy-Birt, Interlib "Admirably bold.
The welfare state discredits the very notion of punishment because the welfare state was founded to reduce, not to increase suffering. Even today, there is a seldom-questioned belief that criminal impulses will be eliminated by a big enough welfare state.
Thus, the welfare state as built in Sweden (having eliminated need and greed) should have had little or no crime.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: 1. Introduction: Labor, Business, and the Shadow Welfare State Missing Millions: The "Exceptional" Politics of Organized Labor and the U.S. Welfare State Institutional Straightjacket of the Private Welfare State: Taft-Hartley, ERISA, and.
Welfare State: The welfare state refers to a type of governing in which the national government plays a key role in the protection and promotion of the economic and social well-being of. Other social scientists offer nuanced variations of the same theme: "the hidden welfare state" (Howard ), "the shadow welfare state" (Gottschalk ), the "misunderstood wel- fare state.
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Hayek and the Welfare State. Though Hayek had many targets in the book, the idea that socialism – state ownership of the means of production – is compatible with political freedom was certainly a chief one.
at Hayek’s dire warnings about the future take _as their starting point_ a system of full socialism, that is, a system in. Whether examining abortion, elder care, gestational surrogacy, or ‘work-family balance,’ Briggs unmasks the racialized, classed, and gendered politics of this neoliberal moment with verve, sophistication, and vision.”—Eileen Boris, coauthor of Caring for America: Home.
Welfare, a shadow of its former self Welfare reform. As we argue in our new book $2 a Day: In no state does it bring a family up to even to half the poverty line.
In 32 states and the.She is also the author of The Prison and the Gallows: The Politics of Mass Incarceration in America (Cambridge University Press, ), which won the Ellis W.
Hawley Prize from the Organization of American Historians, and The Shadow Welfare State: Labor, Business, and the Politics of Health Care in the United States (Cornell University.