06.10.2014
University of Bremen gains new research group on needs-based justice

University of Bremen gains new research group on needs-based justice

Centre for Social Policy Research contributes spokesman and two projects.

On its October meeting, the Senate of the German Reserach Foundation (DFG) approved setting up a new research group "Needs-based Justice and Distribution Procedures" (FOR 2104) at the University of Bremen. The interdisciplinary research group is a cooperation between eleven philosophers, political scientists, psychologists, sociologists and economists from the Universities of Bremen, Hamburg, Oldenburg, Vienna and Jacobs University Bremen. Read more ...

16.09.2014
BARMER GEK Heil- und Hilfsmittelreport 2014 presented in Berlin

BARMER GEK Heil- und Hilfsmittelreport 2014 presented in Berlin

Produced by members of the ZeS, the BARMER GEK Heil- und Hilfsmittelreport investigates the German statutory health care in a ten year tradition.

Therapeutic interventions and medical devices are used in treatment, prevention or compensation of impairment in order to prevent the worsening of diseases, handicaps and to improve quality of life. Though, these interventions are important in an aging society that is shaped by chronic diseases, their market is still characterized by a lack of transparency and regional differences. Read more ...

15.09.2014
Memorandum

Memorandum "Foundations and Challenges of the Welfare State" has been published on the German Federal Welfare Court’s 60th jubilee

Welfare State Memorandum handed to German President Joachim Gauck, who offered to continue the discussion.

On September 11, 2014, President Joachim Gauck presented the welfare state memorandum, a Denkschrift, at the German Federal Welfare Court in Kassel on the court's 60th jubilee. The memorandum is an unusual Festschrift to which the Center for Social Policy Research (ZeS) and the Collaborative Research Center 597 "Transformations of the State" (TranState) of the University of Bremen have contributed considerably. The title of the memorandum volume is "Foundations and Challenges of the Welfare State". It is published by the Erich Schmidt Verlag in Berlin, a welfare law publisher. Read more ...