|aThe future of the welfare state :|bsocial policy attitudes and social capital in Europe /|cedited by Heikki Ervasti ... [et al.].
|aCheltenham, UK ;|aNorthampton, MA :|bEdward Elgar,|cc2012.
|ax, 267 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aIntroduction / Heikki Ervasti, Jørgen Goul Andersen and Kristen Ringdal -- Welfare regimes and personal risks / Synøve Nygaard Andersen and Kristen Ringdal -- The impact of perceived and actual unemployment benefit generosity and unemployment rates on the employment security of workers / Heejung Chung and Wim van Oorschot -- Economic globalization, personal risks and the demand for a comprehensive welfare state / Henning Finseraas and Kristen Ringdal -- Children in the family and welfare state attitudes : altruism or self-interest? / Mare Ainsaar -- Who should care for the children? : support for government intervention in childcare / Bart Meuleman and Heejung Chung -- Legitimacy of the system and support for the welfare state / Torben Fridberg -- Immigration, trust and support for the welfare state / Heikki Ervasti and Mikael Hjerm -- Social cohesion and the welfare state : how heterogeneity influences welfare state attitudes / Mikael Hjerm and Annette Schnabel -- Welfare benefits and generalized trust in Finland and Europe / Antti Kouvo, Tomi Kankainen and Mikko Niemelä -- Is there a religious factor involved in support for the welfare state in Europe? / Heikki Ervasti -- Who hates the welfare state? : criticism of the welfare state in Europe / Heikki Ervasti.