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By Andrew Johnson,Stephen McBride,Patrick J. Smith

ISBN-10: 0802029167

ISBN-13: 9780802029164

ISBN-10: 0802074219

ISBN-13: 9780802074218

Continuities and Discontinuities assesses the making of Canadian social and labour industry coverage within the context of 2 factors—globalization and neoconservatism. experts from a number of fields and disciplines learn the relation among Canada's altering political economic climate and its social welfare and labour marketplace coverage. those essays analysing continuities and discontinuities in coverage emerged from examine that in the first place was once offered on the fifth convention on Social Welfare coverage held at Bishop's collage in 1991, and that because then has been revised to mirror the location of the mid-1990s.

Part I introduces the 3 large components explored within the quantity. half II addresses new tendencies in Canadian political financial system and their relation to public policy.

Part III analyses social welfare coverage. Of the essays incorporated, a number of examine the democratizing of the Canadian welfare country and controversies within the notion and definition of poverty. Others tackle the AIDS concern, well-being coverage, and social coverage matters that essentially impact ladies, young ones, and local peoples.

In half IV contemporary Canadian labour industry rules are investigated and appraised, and choices urged or evaluated. One essay argues that employment protection and excessive wages may possibly generate excessive productiveness and foreign competitiveness; one other examines the impression of the expansion in part-time employment at the welfare nation; a 3rd probes the relation of geared up labour to a assured annual source of revenue; others examine the effect of neoconservatism on labour marketplace policy-making in a number of provinces and regions.

Globalization and neoconservatism proceed to form switch and require consistent overview. those thought-provoking and informative essays are a massive contribution to the continued debate on social welfare and labour marketplace coverage in Canada.

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