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Author Natali, David

Title The politics of the new welfare state / edited by Giuliano Bonoli and David Natali
Edition 1st ed
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 316 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction. The politics of the 'new' welfare states : analysing reforms in Western Europe / Giuliano Bonoli and David Natali -- pt. I. Perspectives on the new welfare state. A new politics for the social investment perspective : objectives, instruments, and areas of intervention in welfare regimes / Jane Jenson -- The governance of economic uncertainty : beyond the 'new social risks' analysis / Colin Crouch and Maarten Keune -- Stress-testing the new welfare state / Anton Hemerijck -- pt. II. The theoretical underpinnings of the new welfare state. Blame avoidance and credit claiming revisited / Giuliano Bonoli -- The politics of old and new social policies / Silja Häusermann -- pt. III. Trajectories of change. Adapting labour market policy to a transformed employment structure : the politics of 'triple integration' / Jochen Clasen and Daniel Clegg -- Childcare politics in the 'new' welfare state : class, religion, and gender in the shaping of political agendas / Ingela Naumann -- Europe's transformations towards a renewed pension system / Bernhard Ebbinghaus -- Insider-outsider dynamics and the reform of job security legislation / Johan B. Davidsson and Patrick Emmenegger -- pt. IV. Continent-wide perspectives. Turning vice into vice : how Bismarckian welfare states have gone from unsustainability to dualization / Bruno Palier -- The new spatial politics of welfare in the EU / Maurizio Ferrera -- Conclusion. Multidimensional transformations in the early 21st century welfare states / Giuliano Bonoli and David Natali
pt. 1. Perspectives on the new welfare state -- pt. 2. The theoretical underpinnings of the new welfare state -- pt. 3. Trajectories of change -- pt. 4. Continent-wide perspectives
Summary In this title, the main reforms in work and welfare are summarised and analysed to provide evidence of policy change and its main determinants to policymakers, researchers, and stakeholders interested in the field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Welfare state -- Economic aspects -- European Union countries
Welfare state -- European Union countries
Law, Politics & Government.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Political Science.
Political Theory of the State.
Politics and government.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Human Services.
Social policy.
Welfare state.
European Union countries -- Politics and government
European Union countries -- Social policy
Europe -- European Union countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Bonoli, Giuliano
Natali, David
ISBN 0191611530 (e-book)
9780191611537 (e-book)
9780191745119 (ebook)