Social Policy and Social State in Germany: from the Foundation of the German Empire to the Present Day
Project: Textbook “Social Policy and Social State in Germany: from the Foundation of the German Empire to the Present Day”
Coordinator: Lidia Korneva, Doctor of History, professor at the Chair of Modern, Contemporary History and International Relations, Department of History and International Relations, Kemerovo State University
Project period: 2 years (February 2011 – February 2013)
Planned volume: 450-500 p.
The textbook will consist of two parts. The first part will describe emergence and development of a social state in Germany; the second part will contain documents with comments. Social state in Germany, its emergence and evolution is regarded in the context of welfare state creation in the West, as well as the common European concept of legal regulation of social relations and creation of multicultural society.
The textbook will give readers an idea about the following:
- theoretical foundations of the social state;
- evolution of the legislation regulating social security, education, healthcare and sports;
- development of labor legislation;
- foundations and development of youth policy;
- support of women and family, housing policy;
- new social movements;
- evolution of the education system;
- training of professional social workers;
- migration policy;
- non-state actors.