- Paperback / softback, 240 pages, 250 mm x 170 mm
- 1 Mar 1988
- Trentham Books Ltd
However, the present crisis is also political inasmuch as European societies, more aware of the price to be paid for more protection and social equality, are asking "how egalitarian a society do we want or can we afford?"
After a discussion of the basic issues involved, five empirical studies analyse the redistributive effects of social security in the United Kingdom, Sweden, Hungary, the Netherlands and France; and the final chapter assesses the outlook for redistributive efficiency in Europe.