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Social Service Reform in the Postcommunist State

Decentralization In Poland (Eugenia and Hugh M. Stewart "26 Series on Eastern Europe)

by Janelle A. Kerlin

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Published by Texas A&M University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Poland,
  • Political Science,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Post-Communism,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Human services,
  • Government - General,
  • Decentralization in government

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8816889M
    ISBN 101585444170
    ISBN 109781585444175


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Social Service Reform in the Postcommunist State by Janelle A. Kerlin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Conflicting ideologies and pressures on policy actors stemming from historical, institutional, political, and international sources often resulted in compromises that led to unfavorable public service outcomes.

In this book, Kerlin uses focused interviews with leading reform actors and a nationwide representative survey of two hundred public social service institutions to develop a model that connects the politics of the decentralization process with social service Cited by: 1.

Conflicting ideologies and pressures on policy actors stemming from historical, institutional, political, and international sources often resulted in compromises that led to unfavorable public service outcomes.

In this book, Kerlin uses focused interviews with leading reform actors and a nationwide representative survey of two hundred public social service institutions to develop a model that connects the politics of the decentralization process with social service Cited by: 1.

In this book, Kerlin uses focused interviews with leading reform actors and a nationwide Social Service Reform in the Postcommunist State book survey of two hundred public social service institutions to develop a model that connects the politics of the decentralization process with social service outcomes.

Social service reform in the postcommunist state: decentralization in Poland. [Janelle A Kerlin] -- Annotation"In this detailed study, Janelle A. Kerlin demonstrates how and why reforms, intended to improve services and increase citizen participation in social service programming, largely failed.

Overview of the Politics of Reform Political debates during reform development in the –99 period centered around the four different aspects of public administration reform in Poland: administrative, political, and fi scal decentraliza-tion and territorial division of the state. While there is some over-Cited by: 1.

This book looks at the issue of governance capability in transitional states (state capacity) by using post-communist Russia as an example.

About the Author Kathryn Stoner-Weiss is Associate Director and Senior Research Associate at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Stanford by: Request PDF | Social Service Reform in the Postcommunist State: Decentralization in Poland | The fall of Communist regimes in Eastern Europe raised the complex question of how social services.

The postcommunist countries were amongst the most fervent and committed adopters of neoliberal economic reforms.

Not only did they manage to overcome the anticipated domestic opposition to 'shock therapy' and Washington Consensus reforms, but many fulfilled the membership requirements Social Service Reform in the Postcommunist State book the European Union and even adopted avant-garde neoliberal reforms like Social Service Reform in the Postcommunist State book flat tax and pension Cited by: 5.

Democracy is one of several factors that have determined welfare state spending in the postcommunist countries since the transition, together with geography, history, economic conditions, and international influences. While the more developed, democratic, and Western countries of Central and Eastern Europe have.

The fall of Social Service Reform in the Postcommunist State book regimes in Eastern Europe raised the complex question of how social services were Social Service Reform in the Postcommunist State book be distributed and administered in countries with legacies of highly centralized state.

In Poland, a series of reforms attempted to modify a. Social service reform in the postcommunist state: decentralization in Poland.

[Janelle A Kerlin] -- "In this detailed study, Janelle A. Kerlin demonstrates how and why reforms, intended to improve services and increase citizen participation in social service programming, largely failed to meet.

environmental context for social enterprise in different world regions, the development of performance-measurement indicators for nonprofits, and nonprofits in international development. She has published several chapters in edited volumes and is the author of Social Service Reform in the Postcommunist State: Decentralization in Poland.

This dissertation analyzes the politics and social service outcomes of governmental decentralization in Poland. Poland's public administration reform reduced the number of provinces from 49 to 16, restored counties.

Academics and policymakers will find this work relevant in understanding market-oriented reform, authoritarian and post-communist politics, and the politics of aging populations.

The clear presentation and multi-method approach make the findings broadly accessible in understanding social security reform, an issue of increasing importance around Cited by: 2.

Over twenty-five years and through five editions, Walter I. Trattner's From Poor Law to Welfare State has served as the standard text on the history of welfare policy in the United States.

The only comprehensive account of American social welfare history from the colonial era to the present, the new sixth edition has been updated to include the latest developments in our society as well as Cited by: Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / The lack of templates for social service reform flows in large part from two facts.

First, education and health programs serve multiple goals and constituents, and it is difficult to reduce the trade-offs among goals and groups to a single common denominator. Transforming. There is a Russian saying that police mirror society.

The gist of this is that every society is policed to the extent that it allows itself to be policed. Centralized in control but decentralized in their reach, the police are remarkably similar in structure, chain of command, and their relationships with the political elite across post-Soviet nations--they also remain one of the least.

"Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Postcommunist World surveys the waves of democratizing movements across the postcommunist region subsequent to the period to raise critical questions about the sources of regime change, among them popular protest and mobilization, opposition cohesiveness, the diffusion of organizational tactics, and the influence of external : Paperback.

Public Administration in Post-Communist Countries: Former Soviet Union, Central and Eastern Europe, and Mongolia | Saltanat Liebert, Stephen E. Condrey, Dmitry Goncharov | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Books shelved as social-reform: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Pea.

Full Description:" The postcommunist citizen gives motivation to analyze information and is also useful when criticizing plots; or it is a well-written section if the character is properly designed, if the narrative sounds innocent, etc. If you ever have the opportunity to discuss the book with others, you will be able to clearly tell their views, as you have taken the time to really take.

The reform of social policy is on the agenda everywhere, in the industrialized West, the developing countries, and the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

The reasons and arguments for this are manifold. In most countries in the Eastern Bloc, following the fall of communist-led governments in the communist parties split in two factions: a reformist social democratic party and a new less reform -oriented communist party.

The newly created social democratic. Most analyses of post-communist transitions have paid little attention to the contemporary political and economic problems of social insurance reform in Eastern and Central Europe.

10 Books Every Social Worker Should Read. Ma by Gabriela Acosta Social workers are faced with helping clients and patients work through various issues — from substance abuse and depression to a lengthy adoption process and eating disorders.

With so many resources online, it can be tough to find the best ones. Hellman, J. S., “Winners Take All: The Politics of Partial Reform in Postcommunist Transistions,” World Polit no.

2, January Henisz, Witold J. “The Institutional Environment for Infrastructure Investment,” presented at The International Society for the New Institutional Economics Third Annual Meetings: Washington D.C.

Indonesia. Indonesia is a semi-annual journal devoted to the timely study of Indonesia’s culture, history, government, economy, and society. It features original scholarly articles, interviews, translations, and book. Post‐communist transition has two central elements: a move from central planning to market forces and a move from totalitarian to more democratic government.

Because of the resulting economic, political, and social disruption, the reforming countries fail even more sharply than western countries to conform to the assumptions of the simple model described in Ch. : Nicholas Barr. Left Parties And Social Policy In Postcommunist Europe (Eastern Europe After Communism (Paperback)) [Linda J Cook, Mitchell Orenstein, Marilyn Rueschemeyer, EDITOR *] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Beginning inleft or communist successor parties achieved electoral success in several postcommunist countries as critics of neo-liberal economic by: Communist and Post-Communist Studies is an international journal covering all communist and post-communist states and communist movements, including both their domestic policies and their international relations.

It is focused on the analysis of historical as well as current developments in the communist and post-communist world, including. The Politics of Partia l Reform in Postcommunist Transitions By JOE L S. HELLMAN* MUCH of our analysis of the politics of economic reform is base d on an assumption about the distribution of the costs and bene-fits of reform, known informally as the J-curve.

Simply stated, reforms are expected to make things worse before they get better. In Cited by:   Two decades of political, economic and social transformations in Eastern and Central Europe have produced outcomes that were hardly expected when the region emerged from communist rule.

Yet, these. Abstract. The investigation of post-communist social policies has centred on two general topics: a possible emergence of a new type of welfare state regime in the former Soviet bloc and the search for the major determinants of social policy development and reform in the by: social costs.

This situation had changed by the mid- s. First, a consensus gradually developed on the appropriate policy mix: the reduction of fiscal deficits, the elimination of price controls and trade restrictions, the introduction of realistic and unified exchange rate regimes and positive real interest rates, and a shift to relying on the private sector rather than the state to run.

Suggested Citation:"Index."National Research Council. Transforming Post-Communist Political gton, DC: The National Academies Press.

doi: Transforming Post-Communist Political Economies. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / One legacy of the Soviet period was the widespread ownership, provision, and/or financing of social services by enterprises and collective farms, which extended to health facilities.

Russia's Ministry of Economy estimates that. Do they exhibit enough common socio-economic and institutional features to group them into the distinct/unified post-communist welfare regime that deviates from any well-known welfare state typology.

The findings of this paper indicate that despite some slight variation within, the new EU countries exhibit lower indicators compared to the EU social welfare or public charity, organized provision of educational, cultural, medical, and financial assistance to the needy.

Modern social welfare measures may include any of the following: the care of destitute adults; the treatment of the mentally ill; the rehabilitation of criminals; the care of destitute, neglected, and delinquent children; the care and relief of the sick or handicapped.

cial situation between traditional Western welfare states and post-communist welfare states. The article argues that the welfare states in post-communist countries might be subdivided into three groups: (1) a group of former-USSR countries, including Russia and Belarus; (2) a group of rather successful Cen-1Email:menno [email protected] Russian analysts discuss postcommunist economic transformation.

The end of the Cold War saw an unprecedented number of countries changing economic policies at the same time. One result has been the emergence of a new field of economics, postcommunist transformation theory.

Written by prominent Russian analysts, the essays in this book discuss the economic policy problems that confront. The Soviet Union and its Eastern European dominions were, above pdf, vast welfare states -- ungainly, economically inefficient providers pdf extensive social benefits.

Cook explores what happened to them after their demise by situating them in the broader global trend toward downsizing and rationalizing welfare systems. She borrows chiefly from the literature suggesting politics determines Author: Robert Legvold.When the Czech Republic was still under the Communism regime, agriculture was still organized in collective download pdf and in large-scale states.

Bythe last year of Communist rule, state farms accounted for % of the total agricultural land (TAL) while 1, collective farms covered the remaining %.

Private agriculture, which was mostly operated on a part-time basis, proved to be.Poland - Ebook - Health and welfare: Health care in Poland has been handled ebook by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, which oversees the health departments of the regional governments.

Facilities include clinics; hospitals; sanatoriums, rest homes, and spas; and ambulance services. Private medical and dental practices proliferated after the fall of communism, and the.