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Shifting boundaries: social security and private insurance

Hills, John and Burchardt, Tania (1997) Shifting boundaries: social security and private insurance. Benefits: a Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, 20 . pp. 7-10. ISSN 1759-8273

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Abstract

Discusses the role of the private sector in covering risks once the preserve of 'social' security and asks whether it is right that the role of the private sector is increasing. Looks in particular at mortgage payment protection, permanent health insurance and long-term care.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.policypress.co.uk/journals_jpsj.asp
Additional Information: © 1997 Policy Press
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Journal of Economic Literature Classification System: H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H55 - Social Security and Public Pensions
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
Research centres and groups > Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE)
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2008 16:33
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/21200/

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