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Product Description: After the most serious economic crash since the 1930s and the slowest recovery on record, austerity rules. Spending on the welfare state did not cause the crisis, but deep cuts in welfare budgets has become the default policy response...read more

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9780745698731, titled "Can the Welfare State Survive?" | Polity Pr, April 18, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: After the most serious economic crash since the 1930s and the slowest recovery on record, austerity rules.

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9780745698748, titled "Can the Welfare State Survive?" | Polity Pr, April 18, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: After the most serious economic crash since the 1930s and the slowest recovery on record, austerity rules.

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Product Description: The Dynamic Welfare State makes a case for a radical shift in how we view the roles of both public and private institutions in the United States. It documents the emergence of a third stage in the American welfare state, evident in corporations exploiting markets in healthcare, education, and financial services...read more

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9780190251123 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 21, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The Dynamic Welfare State makes a case for a radical shift in how we view the roles of both public and private institutions in the United States.

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Product Description: 'A hugely important contribution to one of the key questions of our time: how to combine, in a socially just way, the universalism embodied in national welfare states with the diversity and transnational mobility of populations. Using Myrdal's 1944 analysis, An American Dilemma: The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy, as a launch, the chapters circumnavigate this question 360 degrees across twentieth century history, across the Atlantic, and across the contemporary world, tracking the arguments this way and that...read more

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9781784715366 | Edward Elgar Pub, August 26, 2015, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: 'A hugely important contribution to one of the key questions of our time: how to combine, in a socially just way, the universalism embodied in national welfare states with the diversity and transnational mobility of populations.

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Product Description: This volume contributes to the current debates on the historical evolution and the legitimacy of the welfare state. This initially means exploring the lines of connection between the major transformations in 16th century (Reformation) and the formation of modern welfare states...read more
By Gerhard Wegner (editor)

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9783374041633, titled "The Legitimacy of the Welfare State: Religion - Gender - Neoliberalism" | Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, September 1, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This volume contributes to the current debates on the historical evolution and the legitimacy of the welfare state.

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Product Description: As the global economy seeks to recover from the financial crisis and warnings about the consequences of climate change abound, it is clear that we need a fundamentally new approach to tackle these issues. This innovative book offers a unique perspective, stressing the necessity of both ecological and social change as it discusses how to create a "red-green" or "eco-socialist" society...read more
By Rikard Warlenius (editor)

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9781138810464 | Routledge, July 23, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: As the global economy seeks to recover from the financial crisis and warnings about the consequences of climate change abound, it is clear that we need a fundamentally new approach to tackle these issues.

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Product Description: Although portrayed as a liberal law of co-existence of and co-operation between states, international law has always been a welfarist law, too. Emerging in eighteenth-century Europe, it soon won favour globally. Not only did it minister to the interests of states and their concern for stability, but it was also an interventionist law designed to ensure the happiness and well-being of peoples...read more

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9781107018945 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 19, 2012, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Although portrayed as a liberal law of co-existence of and co-operation between states, international law has always been a welfarist law, too.

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9781107470941 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 6, 2014, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Although portrayed as a liberal law of co-existence of and co-operation between states, international law has always been a welfarist law, too.

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Product Description: The welfare state plays a key role in people’s everyday lives in developed societies. At the same time, the welfare state is contested and there are constant discussions on how and to what degree the state should intervene, influence and have an impact on the development of society...read more

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9781138793637 | Routledge, October 7, 2014, cover price $215.00 | About this edition: The welfare state plays a key role in people’s everyday lives in developed societies.

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9781138793644 | Routledge, October 8, 2014, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The welfare state plays a key role in people’s everyday lives in developed societies.

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Product Description: The Right and the Welfare State studies the welfare state policies of conservative and liberal governments. These parties have been assumed to be nothing but the welfare-sceptical flip-side of the Left, but the book presents a new theory arguing that the conventional wisdom is wrong...read more

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9780199678419 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 12, 2014, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: The Right and the Welfare State studies the welfare state policies of conservative and liberal governments.

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Product Description: In democracies, the attitudes and behaviour of citizens should influence future public policies. Yet in some instances the reverse of this is true, and public attitudes and behaviour are in fact the result of past policies. Staffan Kumlin and Isabelle Stadelmann-Steffen bring together political scientists and sociologists from different and frequently separated research communities to examine policy feedback in European welfare states...read more

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9781782545484 | Edward Elgar Pub, March 31, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: In democracies, the attitudes and behaviour of citizens should influence future public policies.

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Product Description: Over the past three decades, market reforms have transformed public services such as education, health and care of the elderly. Whereas previous studies present markets as having similar and largely non-political effects, this book shows that political parties structure markets in diverse ways to achieve distinct political aims...read more

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9781107004627 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 8, 2011, cover price $109.99 | About this edition: Over the past three decades, market reforms have transformed public services such as education, health and care of the elderly.

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9781107695573 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, February 20, 2014), cover price $32.99 | About this edition: Over the past three decades, market reforms have transformed public services such as education, health and care of the elderly.

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Product Description: Welfare state reform occurs in all advanced capitalist democracies, but it does not occur in identical ways, to the same degree or with similar consequences. In Comparative Welfare State Politics, Kees van Kersbergen and Barbara Vis explain the political opportunities and constraints of welfare state reform by asking 'big' questions...read more

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9781107005631 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 11, 2013, cover price $89.99 | About this edition: Welfare state reform occurs in all advanced capitalist democracies, but it does not occur in identical ways, to the same degree or with similar consequences.

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9780521183710 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 11, 2013, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Welfare state reform occurs in all advanced capitalist democracies, but it does not occur in identical ways, to the same degree or with similar consequences.

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Product Description: "Work and the Welfare State" places street-level organizations at the analytic center of welfare-state politics, policy, and management. This volume offers a critical examination of efforts to change the welfare state to a workfare state by looking at on-the-ground issues in six countries: the US, UK, Australia, Denmark, Germany, and the Netherlands...read more
By Gregory Marston (editor)

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9788757430486 | Gardners Books, October 30, 2013, cover price $46.65 | About this edition: "Work and the Welfare State" places street-level organizations at the analytic center of welfare-state politics, policy, and management.
9781626160002 | Georgetown Univ Pr, October 1, 2013, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Work and the Welfare State places street-level organizations at the analytic center of welfare-state politics, policy, and management.

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Product Description: This book examines the relationship of belonging and social policy in a historical-comparative perspective reconstructing individual arguments in favour of or opposed to the expansion of solidarities.

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9781137319579 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 29, 2013, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This book examines the relationship of belonging and social policy in a historical-comparative perspective reconstructing individual arguments in favour of or opposed to the expansion of solidarities.

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Product Description: Having previously defined a good society as a sustainable society with a high level of development, significant provision of meaningful jobs, and low levels of inequality and social ills, Toward a Good Society in the Twenty-first Century provides a wide range of principles and policies that would be necessary if we are to achieve a good society...read more

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9781137274731 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 15, 2013, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Having previously defined a good society as a sustainable society with a high level of development, significant provision of meaningful jobs, and low levels of inequality and social ills, Toward a Good Society in the Twenty-first Century provides a wide range of principles and policies that would be necessary if we are to achieve a good society.

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Product Description: This book combines the two most important typologies of capitalist diversity; Esping-Andersen's welfare regime typology and Hall and Soskice's 'Varieties of Capitalism' typology, into a unified typology of capitalist diversity. The author shows empircally that certain welfare states bundle together with certain production systems...read more

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9781137310293 | Palgrave Macmillan, April 11, 2013, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This book combines the two most important typologies of capitalist diversity; Esping-Andersen's welfare regime typology and Hall and Soskice's 'Varieties of Capitalism' typology, into a unified typology of capitalist diversity.

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Product Description: This book presents an in-depth analysis of social policy reactions to international economic shocks in four different welfare states, over a 40-year period. It reveals how expansion and retrenchment are shaped by domestic politics and existing welfare state institutions.

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9780230285255 | Palgrave Macmillan, May 7, 2013, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This book presents an in-depth analysis of social policy reactions to international economic shocks in four different welfare states, over a 40-year period.

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Product Description: Designed for students of social policy and women’s studies, this text gives a readable account of the wide range of feminist ideas about women and welfare. The authors draw on feminist theory, research and analysis to explore women’s experiences of welfare, and the debates within feminism on how and why the welfare state oppresses women...read more
By Jennifer Dale (editor) and Peggy Foster (editor)

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9780415635707 | Reprint edition (Routledge, October 11, 2012), cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Designed for students of social policy and women’s studies, this text gives a readable account of the wide range of feminist ideas about women and welfare.

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9780415754156 | Reprint edition (Routledge, March 31, 2014), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Designed for students of social policy and women’s studies, this text gives a readable account of the wide range of feminist ideas about women and welfare.
9780710202789 | Routledge Kegan & Paul, March 1, 1986, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Introducing a wide range of feminist ideas, the authors examine the relationship between women and the Welfare State and review current feminist strategies to transform the Welfare State to meet women's needs.

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Product Description: ‘The welfare state’ in all its many forms has had a profound role in many countries around the world since at least the Second World War. The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State explores the classical issues around the welfare state, but also investigates its key concepts, along with how these can be used and analysed...read more
By Bent Greve (editor)

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9780415682923 | Routledge, January 8, 2013, cover price $240.00 | About this edition: ‘The welfare state’ in all its many forms has had a profound role in many countries around the world since at least the Second World War.

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Product Description: The Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State is the authoritative and definitive guide to the contemporary welfare state. In a volume consisting of nearly fifty newly-written chapters, a broad range of the world's leading scholars offer a comprehensive account of everything one needs to know about the modern welfare state...read more

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9780199579396 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 10, 2010, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: The Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State is a definitive guide to the contemporary welfare state.

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9780199650514 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 15, 2012, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State is the authoritative and definitive guide to the contemporary welfare state.

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Product Description: Welfare State, Universalism and Diversity is a thought-provoking book dealing with key ideas, values and principles of social policies and asking what exactly is meant by universal benefits and policies? Is the time of post-war universalism over? Are universalism and diversity contradictory policy and theory framings? Well-known scholars from different countries and fields of expertise provide a historically informative and comprehensive view on the making of universal social policies...read more
By Kobeinn Stefansson (editor)

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9781849803830 | Edward Elgar Pub, July 31, 2012, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Welfare State, Universalism and Diversity is a thought-provoking book dealing with key ideas, values and principles of social policies and asking what exactly is meant by universal benefits and policies?

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Product Description: Over the past four decades many European welfare states have seen an increasing involvement of the commercial sector in their mixed economies of welfare. One aspect of this development that has yet to be fully understood in social policy analysis is the engagement of businesses to address social problems, such as social exclusion, through activities labelled as 'corporate social responsibility' ('CSR')...read more

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9781409424512 | Ashgate Pub Co, January 1, 2012, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Over the past four decades many European welfare states have seen an increasing involvement of the commercial sector in their mixed economies of welfare.

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Product Description: Nobel laureate economist Milton Friedman once noted that free immigration cannot coexist with a welfare state. A welfare state with open borders might turn into a haven for poor immigrants, which would place such a fiscal burden on the state that native-born voters would support less-generous benefits or restricted immigration, or both...read more

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9780262016100 | 1 edition (Mit Pr, August 5, 2011), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Nobel laureate economist Milton Friedman once noted that free immigration cannot coexist with a welfare state.

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Product Description: SOCIAL POLICIES IN SMALL STATES SERIES The country case studies and thematic papers in this series examine social policy issues facing small states and the implications for economic development. They show how, despite their inherent vulnerability, some small states have been successful in improving their social indicators because of the complementary social and economic policies they have implemented...read more

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9781849290500 | Commonwealth Secretarial, May 31, 2011, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: SOCIAL POLICIES IN SMALL STATES SERIES The country case studies and thematic papers in this series examine social policy issues facing small states and the implications for economic development.

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Product Description: Woods brings together top scholars to examine how bailouts, stimulus packages, a trillion-dollar health care bill, and other government expansion endanger America's prosperity and culture of enterprise.

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9781935191902 | Isi Books, December 17, 2010, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Woods brings together top scholars to examine how bailouts, stimulus packages, a trillion-dollar health care bill, and other government expansion endanger America's prosperity and culture of enterprise.

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