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The Social Role of the State in a Knowledge-Based Economy

by Judith Maxwell

1995, P. Grady, R. Howse and J. Maxwell, "The Social Role of the State in a Knowledge-Based Economy", Redefining Social Security, Government and Competitiveness, Kingston School of Policy Studies, Queens University

The paper maps out the boundary between the household and the state. It describes some global and political trends, shifts in demographic trends and family structure, and trends in the political and social values of Canadians. It concludes by outlining some of the issues to be resolved and three possible scenarios for the future.

Release Date: 5 May 1995
Number of pages: 32
Document number: 25007