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  • Risk, Welfare And Workby Greg Marston; Jeremy Moss; John Quiggin

    Melbourne University Press 2010; Not Available

    In recent decades, people's experience of welfare has undergone a dramatic transformation, with the responsibility for managing risk increasingly being shifted from state institutions to non-governmental agents, individuals and agencies. Some commentators see this shift as heralding a fundamental transformation of society, while others have pointed... more...

  • Beyond Stalinismby Ronald J. Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 180.00

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

  • Political Pluralismby Kung Chuan Hsiao

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Diversity of Democracyby C. Crouch; W. Streeck

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    Focusing on the classical literature on neo-corporatism, this book illustrates the enormous influence of the 'neo-corporatist debate' on modern political science, political sociology, and political economy. It is aimed at academics, students and researchers with an interest in political science, democratic theory and European integration. more...

  • Ressourcen im Sozialstaat und in der Sozialen Arbeitby Alban Knecht; Franz-Christian Schubert

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 33.22

    Mit dem Ressourcenbegriff werden heute neue Sichtweisen und methodische Ansätze in Sozialpolitik, Sozialarbeit, Pädagogik und Psychologie verbunden, ins Zentrum rücken die Fähigkeiten und Möglichkeiten des Klienten. Der Band vermittelt ein mehrdimensionales Konzept von Ressourcen, das die Betrachtung von Einkommen, Bildung, sozialen Netzwerken, Gesundheit... more...

  • Von der Idee zur Institution: Eine soziologische Analyse des Grundeinkommens als Grundrechtby Jan Heider

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 24.92

    Was steht mit dem bedingungslosen Grundeinkommen wirklich zur Debatte: Eine neue Form der Armutsbekämpfung? Die Anerkennung von Familien- und Sorgearbeit? Oder lediglich ein Recht auf Müßiggang? Tatsächlich wird mit dem Grundeinkommen nichts weniger als ein neues Grundrecht diskutiert, mit dem eine neue Dimension individueller Autonomie einherginge.... more...

  • Is the Welfare State Justified?by Daniel Shapiro

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 27.00

    Argues that contemporary political philosophy should converge in a rejection of central welfare state institutions. more...

  • Politics of Risk-takingby Barbara Vis

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 49.95

    Based on insights from prospect theory, a psychological theory of choice under risk, Vis demonstrates ably that the context in which governments find themselves (losses or gains) affects their attitude towards risk and thereby the degree and type of refor more...

  • Radical Welfare State Retrenchmentby Peter Starke

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    This book confronts one of the most fiercely contested issues in current political debates: how is welfare state retrenchment possible in modern democracies despite the welfare state's continuing popular appeal? Starke offers an international comparative analysis of welfare state retrenchment and an in-depth examination of its radical deployments. more...

  • Borderline Welfareby Andrew Cooper; Julian Lousada

    Karnac Books 2005; US$ 26.95

    Which "forms of feeling" are facilitated and which discouraged within the cultures and structures of modern state welfare? This book illuminates the social and psychic dynamics of these new public cultures of welfare, locating them in relation to our understanding of borderline states of mind in individuals, organizations and society. Part of the Tavistock... more...