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  • Welfare States under Pressureby Peter Taylor-Gooby

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 40.00

    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

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    This book, based on brand new data from a major study and long-standing collaboration between a number of prominent European scholars, provides a fresh perspective on the future of the welfare state across the EU. Through detailed case-study analysis, it analyses the emergence of new social risks alongside traditional needs. more...

  • Reframing Social Citizenshipby Peter Taylor-Gooby

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 41.99 US$ 36.11

    Throughout the world, governments are restructuring social and welfare provision.This book analyses the pressures on social citizenship from changes in work and the family, political actors, an ageing population, and a general backdrop of globalization. It goes on to provocatively critique government's main policy responses. more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    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

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 41.99 US$ 36.11

    Throughout the world, governments are restructuring social and welfare provision.This book analyses the pressures on social citizenship from changes in work and the family, political actors, an ageing population, and a general backdrop of globalization. It goes on to provocatively critique government's main policy responses. more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 32.66

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Throughout the world, politicians from all the main parties are cutting back on state welfare provision, encouraging people to use the private sector instead and developing increasingly stringent techniques for the surveillance of the poor. Almost all experts agree that we are likely to see further constraints on state welfare in the 21st Century.... 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

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    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$ 54.95

    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...