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Staying Secure, Staying Poor: The “Faustian Bargain”
Abstract The determining condition for poor people is uncertainty. Some societies perform better than others in mitigating this uncertainty. In such societies we observe welfare regimes which reduceExpand
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A comparative welfare regime approach to global social policy
Summary Beginning from the framework of welfare state regimes in rich capitalist countries, this article radically redefines it and applies the new model to regions and countries which experienceExpand
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Insecurity and Welfare Regimes in Asia, Africa and Latin America: Latin America : towards a liberal-informal welfare regime
Introduction Esping-Andersen (1990; 1999) has developed a typology of welfare regimes for developed countries. His analysis focuses on the production of welfare, understood as the articulation ofExpand
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Welfare regimes in development contexts: a global and regional analysis
Written by a team of internationally respected experts, this book explores the conditions under which social policy, defined as the public pursuit of secure welfare, operates in the poorer regions ofExpand
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States without citizens: the problem of the franchise state
A low cost, easily assembled pressure regulator having flow control members operable to move with small incremental changes in output pressure near to a set pressure between fully open and completelyExpand
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Informal security regimes : the strength of relationships
Introduction This chapter argues that the poorer regions of the world do not comfortably conform to the two key assumptions upon which the OECD model of welfare state regime relies: a legitimateExpand
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The Politics of Development Policy Labelling
Labelling a feature of all social communication is an aspect of public policy (utterance and practice) an element in the structure of political discourse. Contributors to this volume have become moreExpand
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Introduction: securing livelihoods in Dhaka slums
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Insecurity and Welfare Regimes in Asia, Africa and Latin America: East Asia : the limits of productivist regimes
Written by a team of internationally respected experts, this book explores the conditions under which social policy, defined as the public pursuit of secure welfare, operates in the poorer regions ofExpand
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The Dynamics of Africa's In/Security Regimes
Introduction In this chapter I use the in/security model developed in chapter 3 to analyse insecurity and welfare on the continent of Africa. The in/security model has five main components: theExpand
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