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By Andrew Johnson,Stephen McBride,Patrick J. Smith

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 research the relation among Canada's altering political economic system and its social welfare and labour industry coverage. those essays analysing continuities and discontinuities in coverage emerged from examine that at first used to be awarded on the fifth convention on Social Welfare coverage held at Bishop's collage in 1991, and that given that then has been revised to mirror the placement of the mid-1990s.

Part I introduces the 3 extensive parts explored within the quantity. half II addresses new developments in Canadian political economic climate 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 nation and controversies within the notion and definition of poverty. Others deal with the AIDS predicament, future health coverage, and social coverage matters that basically impact girls, kids, and local peoples.

In half IV contemporary Canadian labour industry regulations are investigated and appraised, and possible choices prompt or evaluated. One essay argues that employment safety and excessive wages may perhaps generate excessive productiveness and foreign competitiveness; one other examines the effect of the expansion in part-time employment at the welfare kingdom; a 3rd probes the relation of prepared labour to a assured annual source of revenue; others examine the impression of neoconservatism on labour industry policy-making in a variety of provinces and regions.

Globalization and neoconservatism proceed to form switch and require consistent review. those thought-provoking and informative essays are an immense contribution to the continuing debate on social welfare and labour marketplace coverage in Canada.

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