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Université de Fribourg

The discourse of dependency and the agrarian roots of welfare doctrines in Africa : The case of Botswana

Seekings, Jeremy

In: sozialpolitik.ch, 2017, vol. 2, no. 2, p. Article: 2.4

Political elites across much of Africa have criticized welfare programmes and the idea of a welfare state for fostering dependency. Anxiety over dependency is not unique to East or Southern Africa, but the discourse of dependency in countries such as Botswana differs in important respects to the discourses of dependency articulated in some industrialised societies (notably the USA). This paper...

Université de Fribourg

Household Wellbeing and Health in Two Types of Welfare Regimes : A Comparison of (Lower -) Middle Income Households in Chile and Costa Rica

Budowski, Monica ; Vera, Daniel

In: sozialpolitik.ch, 2016, vol. 1, no. 1, p. Article: 1.3

Chile and Costa Rica’s health care systems fare well regarding health indicators. They vary corresponding to their welfare regimes: liberal-informal and social-democratic-informal. We compare how households in precarious prosperity, which are particularly dependent on institutional arrangements, deal with health. We ask: to what extent do health care systems, visible in household strategies,...