Transforming the Dutch Welfare State

Social Risks and Corporatist Reform

Mara A. Yerkes

Transforming the Dutch Welfare State
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Mara A. Yerkes

Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol

176 pages | 6 3/4 x 9 1/2 | © 2011
Cloth $99.00 ISBN: 9781847429636 Published June 2011 For sale in North and South America only
This comprehensive study provides a thorough account of important policy developments in the Netherlands that are significant beyond the borders of the Dutch welfare state. It demonstrates the dramatic changes that have taken place in the protection of old and new social risks, exploring the mechanisms behind these changes in the context of corporatist welfare state institutions. This book is essential for welfare state scholars, graduate students and policy makers.

1. Introduction
2. Changing social risks, changing risk protection?
3. Sickness and disability reform in the Netherlands
4. Collective childcare protection: the new workfare
5. Employability: lack of clarity, lack of protection
6. Transforming the Dutch welfare state

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