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A macro-sociological approach to the study of social security

Vladimir Rys

in Reinventing social security worldwide

Published by Policy Press

Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9781847426413
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303176 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847426413.003.0006
A macro-sociological approach to the study of social security

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This chapter applies the macro-sociological factor analysis to social security, which is based on external and internal factors that are relevant to the development and start of social security. These internal factors belong to the internal environment of society, and include political, demographic, and sociological factors. The external factors, on the other hand, are the international cultural transfers. Some examples of these are diffusion means, ideas, and the role of international organisations.

Keywords: social security; external factors; internal factors; international cultural transfers; international organisations; internal environment

Chapter.  9720 words. 

Subjects: Economic Sociology

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