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Final reflections

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/9781847426413.003.0009
Final reflections

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This concluding chapter discusses the lessons that have been learned from lifelong observation of the workings of social security. It tries to identify a specific number of fundamentals that are emphasised by its historical evolution. This chapter also reviews the main points that were discussed in the three parts of the book. It looks at the communist model of social comfort, the macro-sociological studies of social security, political acceptability, recent trends in the global development of social security, and progress in the formulation of human rights and freedom guarantees.

Keywords: social security; historical evolution; communist model; social comfort; political acceptability; recent trends; global development; human rights

Chapter.  1809 words. 

Subjects: Economic Sociology

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