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Social Welfare in Socialist Countries

John Dixon (Redaktør) ; David Macarov (Redaktør)

First published in 1992, this book analyses social welfare in eight socialist countries, at that time: Czechoslovakia, China, Cuba, Hungary, Poland, Yugoslavia, North Korea and the Soviet Union. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic context. Les mer
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First published in 1992, this book analyses social welfare in eight socialist countries, at that time: Czechoslovakia, China, Cuba, Hungary, Poland, Yugoslavia, North Korea and the Soviet Union. For each country it considers the ideological framework underlying the social welfare system and describes the historical development of both the system and the political and socio-economic context. Each chapter looks at the structure and administration of the systems in place and how these are financed. This is followed by a consideration of the nature of different parts of the welfare system, a survey of social security, personal social services and the treatment of the following key target groups: the aged; those with disabilities and handicaps; children and youth; disadvantaged families; the unemployed; and the sick and injured. Each chapter concludes with an assessment of the effectiveness of the system considered.

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Acknowledgements; Preface; Contributors; Social Welfare under Socialism John Dixon and Hyung Shik Kim; China John Dixon; Cuba Carmelo Mesa-Lago and Segio G. Roca; Czechoslovakia Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs; Hungary Gabor Hegyesi, Anna Gondos and Eva Orsos; North Korea Hyung Shik Kim; Poland Ewa Les; Soviet Union Aleksandra Wiktorow; Yugoslavia Miroslav Ruzica; Appendices; Index