Paying For Welfare

This is a third edition of a successful textbook that provides a contemporary account of how social services in the UK are paid for. The new edition brings the textbook up-to-date with its fast-moving subject area, explaining the finance of human services - health care, education, housing, social security a nd social care-through a review of the economic literature. It also gives an account of how the cash to pay for the services actually reaches schools, hospitals and social service departments, right from the start of the process, examining how government raises taxes, through to allocation of the funds. Both comprehensive and expertly written, this textbook will continue to feature as key reading for a variety of Social and Policy related courses.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins :

    1. Welfare and the State: Theories and Concepts

    2. Mixed Modes of Finance

    3. The Theoretical Basis for the State Funding of Services

    4. Quasi - Markets for Welfare?

    5. The Controlling Institutions

    6. Setting the Limits at the Centre

    7. Containing the Locals

    8. Setting the Limits Locally

    9. The Sources of Funds

    10. Taxes

    11. Fees and Charges

    12. Charity and Giving

    13. Financing the Services

    14. Paying for Health Services

    15. Paying for Personal Social Services

    16. Paying for Education

    17. Paying for Housing

    18. Paying for Social Security

    19. The Future: Towards 2000

    20. Can We Afford the Welfare State?

  • Data Publicarii : 1997
  • Editie : 3
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 352
  • ISBN : 9780134420134
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