Towards more choice in social protection?

individual choice of insurer in basic mandatory health insurance in Switzerland by Francesca Colombo

Publisher: OECD in Paris

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StatementFrancesca Colombo.
SeriesLabour market and social policy occasional papers -- no.53
ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Committee.
The Physical Object
Pagination59p. :
Number of Pages59
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Open LibraryOL19600095M

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Actions towards universalism and inclusive systems of social protection. This is the spirit of our to real choice, to freedom and, ultimately, development.

Juan Somavia Director General social protection where more than half of the world’s population does not have adequate. Social protection is fast becoming an important theme in development policy. This book examines the political processes shaping social protection policies; compares the key conceptual frameworks available for analyzing social protection; and provides a comparative discussion on social protection policies focused on the poor and the poorest.

Erratum to: Towards a Society with Social Protection for All. Hong Zhou, Jun Zhang. Pages E1-E1. PDF. Back Matter. Pages PDF. About this book. Introduction. This book systematically reviews the development of social policy since the establishment of the People’s Republic of China.

As such, it begins by investigating the establishment. The handling of social protection responsibilities in government structures 41 3. Reviewing experience and policy approaches 42 Poor people’s realities: implications for social protection from participatory research 42 Social protection through institutions outside the state: the historical experience of developed countries Towards universal social protection for children: Achieving SDG For children, social protection takes on a special significance, since the negative effects of poverty and deprivation in childhood have ramifications that can last a lifetime.

Social protection is a human right, grounded in the right to social security,2 and enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights ().3 This means that States have an obligation, under international human rights law, to guarantee a minimum level of social.

Social Protection as a Tool for Justice social protection in the region seemed delinked from citizenship rights and distributive justice and geared towards assistance rather than development.2 Addressing these deficits requires a transformative change in social policy in general and social protection.

social" protection" provides a" unique" opportunity" to" make" a" difference" in" the" lives of" the"most" vulnerable" segments" of" our" population" by integrating them" into" mainstream" development.".

The extension of social protection in developing countries has focused on social assistance, as opposed to social insurance or labour market regulation. The section then traces the main features of regional pathways in the development of social protection and assistance, contextualizing the analysis of the resulting social protection programmes.

The design and implementation of social protection programmes and policies entail prioritizing investments and developing the most appropriate sequence to reach desired objectives and long-term goals.

The choice of strategies and building blocks will depend on national social protection objectives and current political and institutional context. What is social policy, and why are welfare systems important. How have they been affected by the global financial crisis.

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From the discussions presented by the different chapters, the book draws the conclusion that although the trend towards institutionalising social protection as a core government responsibility is welcome and should be encouraged, these formal social protection mechanisms could arguably be strengthened if they acknowledge and build on local experiences and cultural norms around.

At the turn of the millennium, social protection became a new priority for both states of the global South and international development policy more generally. As, in the past, social protection policies were considered unsuitable for development countries, the elevation of social protection to the level of a preferred instrument of development marks a fundamental paradigm shift.

Social protection would in this way be a catalyst for inclusive growth, focusing on decreasing the risks for those who can contribute to growth. A third group emphasized the need to see social protection as a right, noting the importance of solidarity and the benefits of political support for broad programmes.

Books shelved as social-issues: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in th. Social protection was recently described by Madeleine Bunting as "the next big idea to combat poverty".At its simplest, social protection has been implemented as welfarist support to.

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The New Edition of this seminal text examines issues of discrimination, health care, housing, income, and child welfare and considers the Reviews:   1. Although there are varying definitions of social protection (Kumitz, ), it is increasingly recognized in developing countries that social protection is a powerful poverty-reducing instrument (Barrientos, ).Nevertheless, the long-term objective of social protection varies broadly according to differences between welfare contractualists and rights approaches.

Conclusions on social protection responses 23 4 Challenges for expansion and conditions for efficacy 24 Challenges for expansion 24 Programme design criteria for successful scaling up 28 Conditions for successful social protection responses 29.

With mainstream social protection framed primarily around prevention of deprivation through delivery of entitlements, the potential for social protection programs to contribute toward empowerment. Online shopping for Social Security Policy Books in the Books Store.

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), provides guidance to States on both social protection systems in general, and social protection floors in particular, to address the fact that the majority of the world’s population does not have access to social security.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. resolve the social problems discussed in this book. Social work is the profession originally developed to work with a number of these social problems.

But it’s not the only helping profession: Psychiatry, psychology, and counseling are also helping professions working with people in difficulty. The difference is that social work is concerned. History. Traditionally, social protection has been used in the European welfare state and other parts of the developed world to maintain a certain living standard, and address transient poverty.

One of the first examples of state-provided social protection can be tracked to the Roman Emperor Trajan, who expanded a program for free grain to include more poor citizens of the empire.

This chapter explores some general issues to complement coverage of specific policy domains later in the book. The first sections note the positioning of social control practices in welfare arrangements for disadvantaged households, mention some political underpinnings and suggest a tentative hypothesis about a ‘new behaviourism’ in UK social policy running from the mids through into.

It is enormous. Typically Social Protection is policies and programs designed to lower poverty or some type of human misfortune.

Social Security has no means test in it. In fact the highest level of benefits go to the people who had the best job o. Nature of social protection services. The difference between a bandage and a cure.

Open Publication. some might suggest, around the world it is clear that there are ongoing shifts towards more diverse and broader concepts of work. This transformation offers new opportunities to deliver more options to existing and new workers while maintaining fidelity with the European social model.

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Socio-economic rights are fundamental human rights, as captured in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (United Nations, ), which all human beings have and cannot live without, and which justify the assumption that all people deserve to be accorded respect and protection (United Nations, ).Social and economic rights are ‘access’ rights which impose positive duties on .