United in Diversity?

United in Diversity? : Comparing Social Models in Europe and America

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  • Hardback | 464 pages
  • 154.94 x 236.22 x 33.02mm | 771.1g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New
  • numerous tables and figures
  • 0195376633
  • 9780195376630
  • 1,728,237

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[This book] can be read with profit by experts as well as those with a general interest in the subject. * The Journal of Public Policy *
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About Jens Alber

Jens Alber is Professor of Sociology at the Free University of Berlin and Director of the Research Unit Inequality and Social Integration at the Social Science Center Berlin.

Neil Gilbert is Chernin Professor of Social Welfare at the School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley, faculty leader of the Center for Comparative Family Welfare and Poverty Research, and was the Founding Director of the Family Welfare Research Group.
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Table of contents

INTRODUCTION; JENS ALBER AND NEIL GILBERT; PART I: STATE: STRUCTURE AND POLICY; SECTION I. DEMOCRATIC FUNCTIONING; SECTION II. POLITICAL INTEGRATION; SECTION III. PATTERNS OF PUBLIC EXPENDITURE; SECTION IV. CITIZENSHIP AND WELFARE; PART 2: SOCIETY: CONDITIONS AND OUTCOMES; SECTION V. THE GOAL OF FULL EMPLOYMENT; SECTION VI. INEQUALITY AND MOBILITY; SECTION VII. EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY; SECTION VIII. IMMIGRANT INTEGRATION; SECTION IX CONCLUSION
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