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  • Welfare States under Pressureby Peter Taylor-Gooby

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 50.00

    Welfare States under Pressure provides a comprehensive review of welfare policy-making in Europe. It takes a fresh approach in its analysis of the future of the welfare state in Europe. It suggests that opportunities for radical change in welfare systems are now opening up, and that there will be little continuity between the future and the past/present... more...

  • New Risks, New Welfareby Peter Taylor-Gooby

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 64.99

    This book introduces the concept of new social risks in welfare state studies and explains their relevance to the comparative understanding of social policy in Europe. New social risks arise from shifts in the balance of work and family life as a direct result of the declining importance of the male breadwinner family, changes in the labour market,... more...

  • Reframing Social Citizenshipby Peter Taylor-Gooby

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 34.99

    Throughout the world, governments are restructuring social and welfare provision to give a stronger role to opportunity, aspiration and individual responsibility, and to competition, markets and consumer choice. This approach centres on a logic of individual rational action: people are the best judges of what serves their own interests and government... more...

  • Ideas and Welfare State Reform in Western Europeby Peter Taylor-Gooby

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 115.00

    The new welfare settlement in Europe involves a re-direction of policy in the context of a unified market and currency system and of more stringent economic competition. Realignment of the policy assumptions and goals of the key actors is central to this process. This book reviews the main policy paradigms and analyzes the processes whereby they have... more...

  • Reframing Social Citizenshipby Peter Taylor-Gooby

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 34.99

    Throughout the world, governments are restructuring social and welfare provision to give a stronger role to opportunity, aspiration and individual responsibility, and to competition, markets and consumer choice. This approach centres on a logic of individual rational action: people are the best judges of what serves their own interests and government... more...

  • The Double Crisis of the Welfare State and What We Can Do About Itby Peter Taylor-Gooby

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 31.33

    This book analyses the immediate challenges from headlong cuts, root-and-branch restructuring and the longer-term pressures from population ageing. It demonstrates that a more humane and generous welfare state that will build social inclusiveness is possible and shows how it can be achieved. more...

  • End Of The Welfare State?by Stefan Svallfors; Peter Taylor-Gooby

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Using the findings from up-to-date attitude surveys in Europe East and West, the US and Australasia, this book shows that, contrary to the claims of experts and policy-makers, the welfare state is still highly popular amongst citizens. more...

  • Dependency Cultureby HARTLEY DEAN; PETER TAYLOR-GOOBY

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Risk in Social Scienceby Peter Taylor-Gooby; Jens O. Zinn

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 48.99

    This book is designed as an introduction to recent social science work on risk and is intended primarily for students in sociology, social psychology, and psychology, although it will also be useful for those studying political science, government, public policy, and economics. It is written by leading experts actively involved in research in the field. more...

  • Political Philosophy and Social Welfare (Routledge Revivals)by Raymond Plant; Peter Taylor-Gooby; Anthony Lesser

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    This re-issued work, first published in 1980, represents a work of normative political philosophy which argues positively for the centrality of the obligation to meet the various demands of social need in our society, and will be of particular interest to students of politics, philosophy, social politics and administration. Bringing the insights... more...

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