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France in Crisis : Welfare, Inequality, and Globalization since 1980 - 04 edition

France in Crisis : Welfare, Inequality, and Globalization since 1980 (ISBN10: 0521605202; ISBN13: 9780521605205)
ISBN13: 978-0521605205
ISBN10: 0521605202

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0521844147
ISBN10: 0521844142

Summary: France is in crisis. In this provocative account, Timothy Smith argues that the French economic and social model is collapsing inward on itself, the result of good intentions, bad policies, and vested interests who employ the rhetoric of 'solidarity' to prevent change. French social policy is not redistributive; indeed, Smith argues, the majority of 'social' spending serves to strengthen existing inequalities. He shows how politicians, intellectuals and labor leaders ...show more have invoked the specter of 'globalization' to explain homegrown problems and delay reform. Professor Smith makes frequent comparisons with the USA, UK, Canada, Scandinavia, Germany and the Netherlands and argues that change need not follow the inegalitarian US or British paths but instead can lead to a more equal society. Written in a lively style, this is an unusual blend of history, policy analysis, economics and political commentary and will be indispensable reading for anyone seeking to understand France's current malaise.

  • A provocative account of France's collapsing economic and social model that argues that French policies rather than globalization are to blame
  • Contains frequent comparisons with the USA, the UK, Canada, Scandinavia, Germany and the Netherlands
  • Brings together history, policy analysis, economics and political commentary
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Edition/Copyright: 04
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 09/28/2010
International: No

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