Welfare Capitalism: Definition & History


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Welfare capitalism favors which of the following forms of social welfare?

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1. Which of the following historical events helped to push worker's rights reforms?

2. Which Cold War policy did pro-business welfare capitalism proponents use against the welfare state?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will gauge your knowledge of welfare capitalism. You should study recent debates about welfare capitalism, and a distinguishing aspect of Asian welfare capitalism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the assessment tools to test yourself on:

  • Historical events that impacted worker's rights reforms
  • A unique quality of Asian welfare capitalism
  • Programs welfare capitalism favors
  • A recent event that lead to debates about welfare capitalism
  • A Cold War policy that was used against the welfare state

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding welfare capitalism and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the types of programs favored by welfare capitalism
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the impact of the Cold War on the welfare state

Additional Learning

To study more information about capitalism, go over the lesson titled Welfare Capitalism: Definition & Lesson. The lesson has these objectives:

  • Identify what welfare capitalism is, and how it impacts the economy
  • Review the history of welfare capitalism
  • Learn about the more recent welfare programs that have been developed