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Diversity, solidarity and the welfare state

Keith G. Banting

Diversity, solidarity and the welfare state

international experience and British debates

by Keith G. Banting

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Published by Canadian High Commission in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Welfare state.,
  • Multiculturalism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Keith Banting.
    SeriesCanada House lecture series -- no.73
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii,20p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16407146M

    Modern solidarity has thus become linked to the ‘redistribution of resources in favour of those in need’ (Bayertz ) and the national welfare state. Defining solidarity Given solidarity’s lack of theorization and its variegated history, it is an important merit of Banting’s and Kymlicka’s book to narrow down soli-. Book Description: Until the s social policy played an integrative role in Canada, providing a counter-narrative to claims that federalism and diversity undermine the potential of social policy. Today, however, the Canadian model is under strain, reflecting changes in both the welfare state and the immigration-citizenship-multiculturalism.

    For a detailed discussion of these three effects, see Keith Banting and Will Kymlicka, “Do Multiculturalism Policies Erode the Welfare State?” in Philippe van Parijs, ed., Cultural Diversity versus Economic Solidarity (Brussels: Editions De Boeck Université, ), pp. – The analyses in the book explore a variety of individual and macro-level determinants of welfare policy attitudes ranging from socio-economic factors to religiosity, but a special emphasis is laid on solidarity, social cohesion and social capital among European nations.

    The authors find that most RRPs tend to support the welfare state, albeit through a form of solidarity, which excludes immigrants, termed here ‘exclusive solidarity’. RRPs initially located themselves on the right side of the political spectrum, both in relation to economic issues (i.e., defending market liberalization) and on socio. Place, diversity and solidarity Stijn Oosterlynck, Nick Schuermans, Maarten Loopmans (eds.) In many countries, particularly in the Global North, established forms of solidarity within communities are said to be challenged by the increasing ethnic and cultural diversity of the population.


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Diversity, solidarity and the welfare state by Keith G. Banting Download PDF EPUB FB2

It gives supporters of the welfare state reasons to oppose diversity, while offering welfare skeptics a basis for favoring more immigration and mixed populations. The less that “community solidarity” is obvious in demographics, the less people are willing to support political institutions that take from some and give to others.

The Future of the Welfare State Consensus. Ethnic diversity and welfare state solidarity in Europe. Steffen Mau* University of Bremen.

Graduate School of Social Sciences. Paper prepared for the AGF midpoint Conference 29 - 30 November. Berlin * co-authored by Christoph Burkhardt (University of Solidarity and the welfare state book in collaboration with.

Culture, Diversity, and the Solidarity and the welfare state book State. Abstract. We show that culture and diversity strongly influence welfare systems around the globe.

To disentangle culture from institutions, we employ regional instruments as well as dataon the prevalence of the pathogen Toxoplasma Gondii, linguistic differences, and thefrequency of blood types. I will try to identify the prospects for a multicultural national solidarity—a multicultural welfare state, if you will—and to contrast it with the two obvious alternatives: a neoliberal multiculturalism that champions mobility and diversity at the expense of national solidarity; and a welfare chauvinism that champions national solidarity Cited by: Ethnic diversity and solidarity are often thought to be at odds with each other.

This book tests the hypothesis that diversity undermines solidarity in various ways. type of welfare state. collective solidarity on which a strong welfare state depends (Goodhart, ).1 In this essay I challenge the thesis that there is a crisis of diversity and solidarity: that the decline in support for the welfare state is a consequence of increased diversity.

My argument is that the evidence suggests that this supposedly stark. being pro-welfare state. Large-scale immigration, and the ethnocultural diversity it brings with it, may make it more difficult to build or sustain the feelings of shared be-longing and solidarity needed to maintain a robust welfare state.

Extending justice to newcomers may weaken justice for the less-well-off members of the native-born work. The contributors demonstrate that the Western welfare state is not at risk of losing support or encountering fundamental opposition, but does face serious challenges including growing social and ethnic diversity, new social risks, fiscal constraints and contested notions of justice.

Drawing on a multi-method study, from the late-nineteenth century to the present, of the stark variations in educational and health outcomes within a large, federal, multiethnic developing country - India - this book develops an argument for the power of collective identity as an impetus for state prioritization of social welfare.

Footnote 16 Neither the welfare state literature nor the multiculturalism literature has attended in any depth to the role of solidarity, either as a precondition or an outcome.

Relatively little has been written about the extent to which the welfare state or multiculturalism presuppose solidarity, create solidarity, or erode solidarity. Institutionalised solidarity. Yet recent studies and policy analyses show that European citizens are in favour of institutionalised solidarity.

The formalisation of solidarity is only possible if institutions that represent the values of social justice, dignity and social protection—such as social-security systems—continue to be the main pillars of Social Europe.

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Denmark and Sweden have many features in common, not least the way welfare state symbols are used in the construction of each country’s national identity, but they display striking differences in approaches to immigrant integration. The chapter argues that this situation reflects the existence of distinctly different dominating ideal typical notions on how social cohesion and welfare state.

Its aim in so doing is to counter the potentially dangerous narrative of a ‘crisis’ of diversity and solidarity, and to argue against the thesis that ethnic diversity is incompatible with support for a strong welfare state.

In this respect, much of this essay argues against an unduly pessimistic politics of welfare. 'This book is a most timely academic intervention. The concept of universalism is central to social policy and welfare state development yet it is rarely explored with such attention to its time and place specificities as in this book.

Nordic and Brit. Soroka S, Richard J, Keith B () Ethnicity, trust and the welfare state. In: Fiona K, Richard J (eds) Social capital, diversity and the welfare state. University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, pp – Google Scholar.

The Economist sums up his research “Diversity or the Welfare State: Choose One. What It Means The less that “community solidarity” is obvious in demographics, the less people are willing to support political institutions that take from some and give to others.

Welfare state studies have sought to create typologies that group countries into categories based on variations in the role that state, market, and family play in ensuring well-being. A second line of research has sought to account for welfare state development and variation, by examining economic, political, institutional, and ideological factors.

Will immigration undermine the welfare state. Trust beyond Borders draws on public opinion data and case studies of Germany, Sweden, and the United States to document the influence of immigration and diversity on trust, reciprocity, and public support for welfare programs.

Markus M. Crepaz demonstrates that we are, at least in some cases, capable of trusting beyond borders: of expressing. I’ve repeatedly argued that libertarians exaggerate the political externalities ofimmigration.

One of my arguments is that immigration increases diversity, which undermines solidarity, which mutes public support for the welfare state.

A well-known paper by Alesina, Glaeser, and Sacerdote (henceforth AGS) presents evidence that, on net, racial fragmentation makes the welfare state smaller. How Solidarity Works for Welfare is a must-read for anyone interested in understanding the sources of social welfare improvements in developing nations, and a welcome antidote to the tendency to view social attachments strictly as impediments to development.Since the Nineteenth Century, the Danish Welfare State has been grounded in the so-called ‘Danish ethos of solidarity’, which reflects the idea of a unified society that aspires for equality among its citizens and attributes a strong role to the state to redistribute income and provide social security for everyone.

Diversity vs. Solidarity. We share public services and parts of our income in the welfare state, we share public spaces in towns and cities .