Requiem for a national ideal? Social solidarity, the crisis of French social security, and the role of global financial markets
It is well appreciated that demographic trends threaten the integrity of continental European systems of social security. For France these trends imply a long-term financial crisis as well as a crisis of confidence in national economic and social institutions. The payment of social security entitlements is a recurrent and largely unresolved political issue; proposals for comprehensive reform are heavily contested, involving political interests willing to go to the streets. At the same time, g...Expand abstract
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- The full-text of this article is not available in ORA. Citation: Clark, G. L. (2001). 'Requiem for a national ideal? Social solidarity, the crisis of French social security, and the role of global financial markets', Environment and Planning A, 33(11), 2003-2024. [Available at http://www.envplan.com/A.html].
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