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Globalization and the Welfare State
 
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Globalization and the Welfare State
Edited by Bo Södersten
 
 
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19 Apr 2004
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14 Apr 2004
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This edited collection examines some hotly debated issues in today's world. The significance of globalization and its effects on welfare states is discussed and analysed. A special chapter is devoted to terrorism. It is explained and analysed why some people are willing to sacrifice their lives to gain 'heavenly goods'. The role of multinationals in the globalization process in analysed as is the importance of changing and evolving social norms regarding work and leisure for the survival of today's welfare states.


Description

This edited collection examines some hotly debated issues in today's world. The significance of globalization and its effects on welfare states is discussed and analysed. A special chapter is devoted to terrorism. It is explained and analysed why some people are willing to sacrifice their lives to gain 'heavenly goods'. The role of multinationals in the globalization process in analysed as is the importance of changing and evolving social norms regarding work and leisure for the survival of today's welfare states.


Contents

Globalization and the Welfare State: An Introduction; B.Södersten
The Aftermath of Welfare Reform in the U.S.; R.M.Solow
Coping with Anti-Globalization; J.Bhagwati
Among the Believers: The Emerging Threat to Global Society; M.Lundahl
Multinational Enterprises and Their Effect on Labour Markets; K.Ekholm
The Welfare State as a General Equilibrium System; B.Södersten
What to Make of the Dutch and Danish 'Miracles'?; C.Green-Pedersen
An Essay on Welfare State Dynamics; A.Lindbeck
Employment and Non-Employment: A Study of the Swedish Labour Market; E.Jonasson & L.Pettersson
The Stability of the Globalized Welfare State; C.Kite


Authors

BO SÖDERSTEN is a Professor in Economics at Jönköping International Business School. He has written more than 30 books and several articles on the subjects of globalization, international economics and economic policy issues.