This article explains distributive and redistributive policy, focusing on social and welfare policies. The alternative forms of redistribution and the other aims of redistribution are examined in the first half of the article. This is followed by a detailed discussion of the various approaches to redistributive policy. The next part is devoted to looking at the effectiveness of redistributive policy.
Keywords: distributive policy; redistributive policy; social policies; welfare policies; alternative forms of redistribution; aims; approaches; effectiveness
Article. 7951 words.
Subjects: Politics ; Political Economy ; Comparative Politics
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