Is there an extended family of Mediterranean welfare states?

  title={Is there an extended family of Mediterranean welfare states?},
  author={John Gal},
  journal={Journal of European Social Policy},
  pages={283 - 300}
  • J. Gal
  • Published 1 October 2010
  • History
  • Journal of European Social Policy
The goal of this article is to suggest that an extended family of Mediterranean welfare states exists and that it consists of eight different nations, some of which have been ignored in the ongoing discourse on Mediterranean welfare states. More specifically, it is claimed that the extended family of Mediterranean welfare states includes Cyprus, Greece, Israel, Italy, Malta, Spain, Portugal and Turkey. The article underscores a number of features common to members of this extended family of… 

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