American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A social system whereby the state assumes primary responsibility for the welfare of its citizens, as in matters of health care, education, employment, and social security.
- n. A nation in which such a system operates.
- n. a social system in which the state takes overall responsibility for the welfare of its citizens, providing health care, education, unemployment compensation and social security
- n. a state or nation in which such a system operates
- n. a government that undertakes responsibility for the welfare of its citizens through programs in public health and public housing and pensions and unemployment compensation etc.
“Still, the conservative revolution that Reagan helped usher in gained traction because Reagan’s central insight-that the liberal welfare state had grown complacent and overly bureaucratic, with Democratic policy makers more obsessed with slicing the economic pie than with growing the pie-contained a good deal of truth.”
“This program of the Norwegian conservative-center government embodied a desire to move away from the “corporatist” organizational basis of the welfare state that had evolved in Norway since 1945.”
“Mr. Meltzer omitted to thoroughly address the difficulty of changing a welfare state once it is established.”
“The modern welfare state has to a large extent assumed a shared information base and a rational, fact-oriented style Ruin, 1982.”
“Since the 1940s, many populist governments, including Peron's, have been transforming Argentina into a welfare state where the government—not the private sector—is the lifeline of the country.”
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