DVM2110 Lecture 6: Before First Test

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University of Ottawa
International Development and Globalization
Sonia Gulati

DVM 2110: Health, Education and Social Protection May 1st, 2017 History and evolution of social protectionism and the welfare policies Study comparatively models of social protection in different types of the welfare state Understand policies and institutions by which governments provide social protection to their citizens Discuss the inuence of power relations and regimes on the conception of the welfare state Discuss major elds of social protectionism such as distribution, health care, eduction What is social protection? What makes the protectionism social, and why do we need it? Who must protect us? What is the state who is the state How could social protection policies improve economic growthdevelopment of the countries? What is social protectionism The World Bank Social protection consists of public interventions to assist individuals, households and communities in better managing income risks. The objectives of these interventions are a subset of overall development objectives of economically sustainable participatory development with poverty reduction. Only pays attention to the Income economically aspects GDP GNP. ILO: Social protection as the set of public measures that a society provides for its members to protect them against economic and social distress that would be caused by the absence or a substantial reduction of income from work as a result of various contingencies; the provision of health care; and the provision of benets for families with children The beginning: The hollow promise of modernization and industrialization 1. Inequality and the resultant downwards rendering people to hardship and poverty 2. Poverty was regarded the natural condition of the labouring poor (Lack of foresight and thrift) We should not blame the system because they dont have the ability to live in the future. It is their fault. People are responsible for their own life and they should learn how to manage their own life. 3. Lifetime work without retirement and protection 4. The lowest standards protecting the living condition of the labour 5. Poor workhouse 6. Discriminatory factors in the social status 7. Charity and poor relief programs Modernity vs Modernization
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