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Contents Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. Welfare Markets: Institutional Forms and Organizational Landscapes 3. Welfare Markets in Old Age Provision: The State of Things 3.1 Where the Market Comes in: Current Institutional Designs 3.1.1 Britain: Markets as Driving Forces 3.1.2 Canada: Markets in Uneasy Co-Existence 3.1.3 Germany: Markets as Successful Newcomers 3.1.4 France: Markets as a Disguised Reality at the Margins 3.1.5 A Brief Comparative Assessment 3.2 How Welfare Markets Develop: The Dynamics of Change 3.2.1 Britain: Radicalization with Nuance 3.2.2 Canada: The Creeping End of Defined Utility 3.2.3 Germany: Slow but Thorough 3.2.4 France: Ever More Through the Backdoor 4. The Role of (Welfare) Culture: The State of the Art and an Analytical Grid 4.1 The Culture of Welfare, the Culture of Market 4.2 The Case of Old Age Provision 4.3 Key Moral Issues in Pension and Care Systems 5. Sense-making of Welfare Markets for Old Age 5.1 TheStudy: The General Approach, Research Design and Methodological Questions 5.2 Sense-making in Public Debate and the Media 5.2.1 Britain 5.2.2 Canada 5.2.3 Germany 5.2.4 France 5.3 Making Sense of Sense-making: Hybrid Settlements Compared 6. Conclusion: A New Moral Economy of Old Age Provision? Notes References Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Pensions -- Western countries -- Case studies.
Older people -- Services for -- Western countries -- Case studies.
Welfare state -- Economic aspects -- Western countries.