Political science : an examination of the organization and conduct of local government in canada, the united states, and selected european countries attention to theories of local government, the criteria for comparative analysis, the provision of public goods and bads, urban political patterns and the constitution of new institutional. Welfare effort (social spending as a percentage of gdp) has conventionally been the preferred measure for comparisons in space and time of the level of development of welfare states however, frequent mentions are made in the relevant literature of the drawbacks of this measure as an empirical. Press-state relations: a comparative analysis of euro-mediterranean, united states and british models. Daniel gaido1 ‘the american worker’ and the theory of permanent revolution: karl kautsky on werner sombart’s why is there no socialism in the united states introduction one of the main peculiarities of american historical development has been the relative political weakness of the american labour movement. A framework is presented for thinking about state intervention in developed capitalist economies in two domains: social policy and environmental policy (and, within that, climate-change policy) five drivers of welfare state development are identified, the ‘five is’ of industrialisation: interests, institutions, ideas/ideologies, and international influences.
The united states and canada agreed to established a barrier-free north america market this decisive move toward economic integration has raised the issue of multinationalism versus national sovereignty – a divisive issue that must be resolved in the 1990s. Comparative advantage is when a country produces a good or service for a lower opportunity cost than other countries opportunity cost measures a trade-off a nation with a comparative advantage makes the trade-off worth it the benefits of buying their good or service outweigh the disadvantages. This article reexamines the problem of labor exploitation in advanced capitalist economies, especially the united states the article specifies the concept of labor exploitation by using both the.
Old effort to understand why socialism failed in the united states, while it succeeded, in the sense of creating mass parties, with opportunities to govern, in the other major industrial societies and english-speaking democracies. The troubling state of health care in the united states has drawn policymakers, business leaders, and health experts to search for viable ways to reform a system that, by most accounts, was in the throes of an unprecedented crisis. Combining statistical analyses of all indian states and a comparative historical analysis of two indian provinces, kerala and uttar pradesh, this article demonstrates how the strength of attachment to the subnational political community—subnationalism—can drive a progressive social policy and improve developmental outcomes.
Introduction the national self-images of the united states and canada, with their rival narratives, iconography, and conceptualizations of the proper relationship between government and society, have been shaped in part by their contrasting histories and mythologies of. Given the breadth of research on tracking in the united states, it may be important to remind the reader that the degree of formal differentiation of the us education system is considerably lower than that of many other, particularly european nations (rubinson, 1986) highly differentiated education systems, that is, systems with strong. By contrast to the federal systems of germany, india, canada, or the united states, where power is shared between the central government and state or regional governments, in a unitary state (such as britain), no powers are reserved constitutionally for sub-national units of government. In discussions of health care reform, the canadian system is often held up as a possible model for the us the two countries' health care systems are very different-canada has a single-payer, mostly publicly-funded system, while the us has a multi-payer, heavily private system-but the countries.
Tenets one of the central arguments in economics, especially in the socialism vs capitalism debate, is the role of the governmenta capitalist system is based on private ownership of the means of production and the creation of goods or services for profit. A comparative analysis of constitutional recognition of aboriginal peoples benjamen franklen gussen this article furnishes a comparative analysis on the constitutional recognition of indigenous peoples in four jurisdictions. China vs united states: a tale of two economies for a larger version of this infographic, click here the united states has had the world’s largest economy for about 140 years, and it roughly accounts for 22% of global gdp.
Women and socialism: a comparative study of women in poland and the ussr dinavian societies4 or the united states and canada,5 so are they likely to be found when two socialist nations, poland and the ussr, they can thus measure the extent to which men and women differ. The conclusion that no differences exist between the two populations along these two dimensions directly conflicts with pres- thus' comparative analysis of national character in canada and the united states. The last decade featured the emergence of a significant and growing literature concerning comparative-historical methods this literature offers methodological tools for causal and descriptive inference that go beyond the techniques currently available in mainstream statistical analysis.
Physician resistance and the forging of public healthcare: a comparative analysis of the doctors’ strikes in canada and belgium in the 1960s gregory p marchildon and klaartje schrijvers gregory p marchildon, canada research chair in public policy and economic history, johnson-shoyama graduate school of public policy, university of. Indeed, the analysis of the three worlds of welfare capitalism has fueled considerable research into welfare state typologies--northern versus southern europe (leibfried, 1993, ferrera, 1996), protestant versus catholic (castles, 1993) and differences between the anglo-american welfare states. This course introduces students to a comparative analysis of the political systems of major nations, among them canada, the united states, the united kingdom, france, germany, russia, china, brazil, india, japan, and south africa.