|Given the generally enlarged role of modern governments in citizensâ€™ lives, analyze the factors that have contributed to the increase in governmental authority over economic and social activities during the contemporary period.
How would you evaluate the social welfare programs in most European states? E.g., in England and France, almost all health care is covered from cradle to grave. Do you think such social systems would work in the United States? What do you think of the current health care reform in the United States?
This site gives an overview of the French welfare system: