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The Privatization of Social Services in Israel

  • Avishai Benish
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Abstract

This chapter discusses the privatization of social services in Israel and examines its implications for recipients and providers, and the public at large. After providing an overview of the privatization of social services in Israel, it offers lessons and dilemmas from the Israeli case that might be of interest internationally. The chapter concludes by revisiting the consequences of the privatization of social services and looks to the future of privatization in this field through the vision of a “regulatory welfare state,” according to which welfare state values are maintained in the new structure via regulatory means.

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  • Avishai Benish
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  1. 1.School of Social Work and Social PolicyThe Hebrew University of JerusalemJerusalemIsrael

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