Polish social policy in 1989–2016 – successes and failures Cover Image

Polska polityka społeczna w latach 1989–2016 – sukcesy i niepowodzenia
Polish social policy in 1989–2016 – successes and failures

Author(s): Mirosław Grewiński
Subject(s): Politics, Sociology
Published by: Kancelaria Sejmu
Keywords: transition of social policy in Poland after 1989; reform of Polish social policy; evolution of Polish social policy; public policy; welfare state

Summary/Abstract: The article looks at the most important turning points in the Polish social policy after 1989. The author claims that there are five such points: the Round Table and socio-economic transition in 1989 and beyond, the adoption of the Constitution in 1997, the four social reforms in 1999, Poland’s accession to the European Union in 2004, He also describes the strengths and weaknesses of the Polish social transition, pointing out its failures and shortages .

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 59-92
  • Page Count: 34
  • Language: Polish