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Capitalisms Compared

Welfare, Work, and Business

Capitalisms Compared by John R. Bowman
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How different would Americans’ lives be if they had guaranteed access to health care, generous public pensions, paid family leave, high-quality public pre-school care, increased rights at work, and a greater say in how corporations are run?  This one-of-a-kind book emphasizes that differences in policies and institutions affect the lives of citizens by comparing health, pension, and family policies, as well as labor markets and corporate governance in the United States, Sweden, and Germany. Demonstrating that the US model of capitalism is not the only one that is viable, Bowman encourages students not only to rethink their assumptions about what policy alternatives are feasible, but also to learn more about American capitalism through insightful contrast. Covering a wide range of policy areas and written in a crisp, engaging style, Capitalisms Compared is a perfect companion for courses in political economy and public policy.
SAGE Publications; August 2013
392 pages; ISBN 9781483323718
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Title: Capitalisms Compared
Author: John R. Bowman
 
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9781452259024
9781483312514
9781483323718