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Why The Welfare State Persist: A Comparative Analysis Of Varying Welfare States, Xavieria Jeffers Jan 2016

Why The Welfare State Persist: A Comparative Analysis Of Varying Welfare States, Xavieria Jeffers

University Honors Program Theses

The welfare state is a component of many government systems in which the government provides social services to the citizens of a state. The welfare state varies from state to state and is dependent upon different factors such as the demand from citizens, the unemployment rate, and the number of retired citizens. I believe that the welfare state has become institutionalized in economies and governments around the world making it impossible for governments to remove the welfare state. In a comparative analysis I will examine the demands for the welfare state in the United States, Germany, Denmark, United Kingdom and ...