Patterns of Welfare Policies in Central and Eastern Europe
Chapter 5: Empirical analysis: emerging patterns of welfare policies in the CEE countries
This chapter presents empirical evidence on change and patterns of welfare policies in the CEE countries from the mid-1990s until 2007. Three dimensions of welfare policy – organizational principles of welfare funding, policy field emphasis and decommodifying potential – are first investigated separately and then analysed across all three dimensions. The analysis provides a deeper look at the constitution of welfare policies and the clustering of both Western and Eastern welfare states within each dimension. The hybrid characteristics of the post-communist welfare states are discussed against this comparative roster.
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