Italian Welfare State

The Italian welfare state is based upon the corporatist-conservative model, as described by Gøsta Esping-Andersen, one of the world's foremost sociologists working on the analysis of welfare states.

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Italian Welfare State - Historical Overview
... The Italian welfare state's foundations were laid along the lines of the corporatist-conservative model, or of its Mediterranean variant ... In 1978, a universalistic welfare model was introduced in Italy, offering a number of universal and free services such as a National Health Fund ...

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