Cooper agrees with Crowley that the social welfare state
is wholly iniquitous in its effects upon character: dependency destroys productive, responsible freedom and instills the foundations for self-deluding fantasies of entitled forms of recognition.
The social welfare state
further impinges upon the monogamy culture by using the universal safety-net insurance scheme (i.e., taxes) to ensure that the monogamous pay disproportionately more to support those who choose the polyamory culture.
The latter see the Lisbon Treaty as an instrument for abolishing the German social welfare state
and obliging member states to increase their military spending or take part in missions outside the EU.
There is, to be sure, much value in the programs and policies that constitute the social welfare state
. Massachusetts takes pride in its high quality of life, schools, hospitals and public services.
Through this case study of the development of the distinctive "hybrid" Irish social welfare state
from 1939 to 1952, Carey (Houses of the Oireachtas Library and Research Service; social work and social policy, Trinity College Dublin) offers insights into the roles of political parties, interest groups (notably farmers), and religion on the modernization of this late-to-industrialize European state.
Successive American governments, from Reagan up to the current Bush, have skilfully used neo-liberal rhetoric to dismantle much of the social welfare state
that was erected during the 1930s and 1940s.
You don't need to be Phyllis Schlafly to wonder just where the hell the daddy squirrel has gone in this scenario, which reads like a Republican parody of Democratic devotion to a gratuitously feminized social welfare state
. (Where have you gone, Otto von Bismarck?)
Agenda 2010 aimed at four main areas: relaxing rules protecting workers from dismissal along with other labor market reforms; modernizing the social welfare state
; decreasing bureaucracy for small businesses and allowing crafts to launch new business ventures; and providing new low-interest loans to local authorities.
For several decades, Sweden's socialist social engineers have done their level best to demolish the patriarchal family, creating in its stead a thoroughly feminized womb-to-tomb social welfare state
. But this isn't enough, according to Schyman and her comrades.
Its members find it hard to swallow that the same party that stands for the social welfare state
in Germany is overseeing what they see as its dismantlement.
Despite the many calls for reform of the social welfare state
by progressive voices (Abramovitz, 1998), the social welfare state
seems poised to move in the direction of private rather than public initiatives (DiIulio, 2001).
Denmark is a social welfare state
where the quality of life and environment are key issues.