ERIC Number: ED121871
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Collected Papers on Poverty Issues. Volume 4: International Poverty and Social Welfare Policies: A Studey of Seven Counties.
Yokelson, Doris, Ed.; Karsten, Peter, Ed.
The final and fourth volume in a collection of papers on poverty issues, this document deals with studies of poverty and social welfare programs in five Western European countries, Canada, and Japan. Eight sections constitute the document: some cross-national characteristics of poverty; poverty and antipoverty in Britain (characteristics of poverty, government policies and programs); poverty in Canada (characteristics of poverty, government policies and programs, the future); social insurance programs in Germany (overview, social budget, financing, programs, foreign workers, poverty); social welfare in France (social security, legal minimum wage, unemployment and employment policy, old age insurance, pensions, family allowances, medical allowances); Japan (pension insurance programs, family allowance, children, aged, education, housing, and others); social welfare program of the Netherlands (unemployment, wage differences, social insurance, sheltered workshops, and others); and social welfare programs in Sweden (social welfare budget, social insurance programs, health, social assistance, and others). (Author/AM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Hudson Inst., Croton-on-Hudson, NY.
Identifiers - Location: Canada; France; Germany; Japan; Netherlands; Sweden; United Kingdom (Great Britain)