By Andrew Johnson,Stephen McBride,Patrick J. Smith
Continuities and Discontinuities assesses the making of Canadian social and labour industry coverage within the context of 2 factors—globalization and neoconservatism. experts from various fields and disciplines research the relation among Canada's altering political economic system and its social welfare and labour marketplace coverage. those essays analysing continuities and discontinuities in coverage emerged from examine that at the beginning was once provided on the fifth convention on Social Welfare coverage held at Bishop's collage in 1991, and that considering the fact that then has been revised to mirror the location of the mid-1990s.
Part I introduces the 3 large parts explored within the quantity. half II addresses new tendencies in Canadian political financial system and their relation to public policy.
Part III analyses social welfare coverage. Of the essays integrated, numerous examine the democratizing of the Canadian welfare country and controversies within the belief and definition of poverty. Others handle the AIDS situation, overall healthiness coverage, and social coverage concerns that essentially have an effect on ladies, young children, and local peoples.
In half IV fresh Canadian labour industry regulations are investigated and appraised, and choices steered or evaluated. One essay argues that employment defense and excessive wages may possibly generate excessive productiveness and foreign competitiveness; one other examines the impression of the expansion in part-time employment at the welfare nation; a 3rd probes the relation of equipped labour to a assured annual source of revenue; others examine the influence of neoconservatism on labour industry policy-making in numerous provinces and regions.
Globalization and neoconservatism proceed to form swap and require consistent review. those thought-provoking and informative essays are an immense contribution to the continued debate on social welfare and labour industry coverage in Canada.
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Continuities and Discontinuities: The Political Economy of Social Welfare and Labour Market Policy in Canada (Heritage) by Andrew Johnson,Stephen McBride,Patrick J. Smith