Werner J. Cahnman's scientific contributions

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The concept of Sozialpolitik (social policy) has rarely been considered in the English-language literature thus far. The present article surveys the pertinent English, American and German literature which led to the initiation of the Verein für Sozialpolitik (Social Policy Association) in 1873. All these efforts culminated in Otto von Zwiedineck's...

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... If we adopt the traditional normative view of social policy as a descriptor of policies that place the cohesion of society at their core (see the work of authors like Otto von Zwiedineck-Siidenhorst in Cahnman & Schmitt, 1979, p. 51) -then the sum of the austerity measures adopted by successive Greek governments can be characterised as anti-social policy. With a large number of households and family business units indebt, record high unemployment and poverty rates, and successive closure of hundreds of thousands of small businesses, middle classes in Greece are facing a free fall in their incomes and an unprecedented assault in their socio-economic security. ...