Risk and Social Democracy
Abstract‘Risk’ has become a central theme in 21st-century policy thinking. The fact that individuals and families are vulnerable to a wide range of social, economic and other risks, and that collective action is needed to help reduce and manage these risks, has long been important in social democratic thinking. The aim of this paper is to show how an improved understanding of risk can contribute to the development of a modernised social democratic model.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Queensland, School of Economics in its series Risk and Sustainable Management Group Working Papers with number 151516.
Date of creation: 06 Sep 2007
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Risk and uncertainty; Risk and Uncertainty; D81;
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- D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
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- Barr, Nicholas, 2001. "The Welfare State as Piggy Bank: Information, Risk, Uncertainty, and the Role of the State," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199246595.
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