IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/prf/journl/v5y2011i3p253-264.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Solidarity and Equivalence in Social Systems

Author

Listed:
  • Vojtech Krebs

    () (University of Finance and Administration)

Abstract

Solidarity and equivalence are long-term issues in all social systems in advanced countries. At first glance it may appear that the two principles act against one another, though in reality there are lots of very close ties between them – to the extent that social systems are constructed as universal the principle of solidarity asserts itself, while to the extent that social systems are constructed according to levels of income from economic activities the principle of equivalence asserts itself. It is just the extent to which those individual principles should be enforced that makes it such a fundamental question when deciding on modifications to individual social systems. The paper is thinking of theoretical solutions of the principle of equivalence and solidarity and their use in individual social systems in the future. It brings arguments the extent of solidarity is too large and that is why the principle of equivalence needs to be strengthened.

Suggested Citation

  • Vojtech Krebs, 2011. "Solidarity and Equivalence in Social Systems," ACTA VSFS, University of Finance and Administration, vol. 5(3), pages 253-264.
  • Handle: RePEc:prf:journl:v:5:y:2011:i:3:p:253-264
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.vsfs.cz/periodika/acta-2011-03.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    More about this item

    Keywords

    solidarity; equivalence; social systems;

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:prf:journl:v:5:y:2011:i:3:p:253-264. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Helena Hakenova). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/vsfspcz.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.