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Welfare states in transition

national adaptations in global economies

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Published by Sage in London, Thousand Oaks, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Welfare state.,
  • Public welfare.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Gøsta Esping-Andersen.
    ContributionsEsping-Andersen, Gøsta, 1947-, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV31 .W45 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 276 p. ;
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1015666M
    ISBN 100761950478, 0761950486
    LC Control Number96068418
    OCLC/WorldCa35134878


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