|PDF:||Author(s):||Sevryukov D. H.,|
|Number of journal:||2(23)||Date:||May 2013|
The paper examines influence of globalization on the contemporary Western European social state. The problem of impact of globalization on the welfare state in the processes of researching is reduced to two main points of view: 1) glob a lization has a powerful influence on the national welfare state, weakens its power and financial resources forcing it to produce a mechanism of adaptation to the globalized world for the sake of self-preservation; 2) globalization is related to emergence many problems of the modern welfare state, but this connection is indirect and not decisive. It is stated that in the post-industrialization and globalization, the new historical type of welfare state, the state of possibilities, has arisen. But the volume and availability of the opportunities that can be used by a person for full social inclusion are different in different countries, depe n ding on the existing social model, successful reform of the ec o nomy, national and cultural specific. In general, the public space of social protection become lower in the Western Europe, but it is still higher than in the other models of the welfare state.
globalization, social state, social defense, social politics, modernization