Book 2013

Reforms in Long-Term Care Policies in Europe

Investigating Institutional Change and Social Impacts


ISBN: 978-1-4614-4501-2 (Print) 978-1-4614-4502-9 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi


    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-22

      Reforms in Long-Term Care Policies in EuropeAn:Introduction

    3. Chapter

      Pages 23-52

      Long-Term Care Systems in Comparative Perspective: Care Needs, Informal and Formal Coverage, and Social Impacts in European Countries


    1. Front Matter

      Pages 53-53

    2. Chapter

      Pages 55-78

      Long-Term Care in Sweden: Trends, Actors, and Consequences

    3. Chapter

      Pages 79-95

      Trajectories of Change in Danish Long Term Care Policies—Reproduction by Adaptation through Top-Down and Bottom-Up Reforms

    4. Chapter

      Pages 97-115

      Long-Term Care Reforms in the Netherlands

    5. Chapter

      Pages 117-138

      Radical Institutional Change and Incremental Transformation: Long-Term Care Insurance in Germany

    6. Chapter

      Pages 139-157

      Steps Toward a Long-Term Care Policy in France: Specificities, Process, and Actors

    7. Chapter

      Pages 159-177

      Long-Term Care Reform in Austria: Emergence and Development of a New Welfare State Pillar

    8. Chapter

      Pages 179-200

      Long Term Care Reform in England: A Long and Unfinished Story

    9. Chapter

      Pages 201-219

      Long-Term Care in Spain: Between Family Care Tradition and the Public Recognition of Social Risk

    10. Chapter

      Pages 221-241

      Long-Term Care Italian Policies: A Case of Inertial Institutional Change

    11. Chapter

      Pages 243-265

      Long-Term Care Reform in Central–Eastern Europe: The Case of the Czech Republic


    1. Front Matter

      Pages 267-267

    2. Chapter

      Pages 269-314

      Institutional Change in Long-Term Care: Actors, Mechanisms and Impacts

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 315-317