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  • Politics, Regulation and the Modern Welfare Stateby Professor Jacob Torfing

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 176.00

    This book presents an alternative theoretical approach to the study of the transformation of the modern welfare state. It draws upon the undogmatic Marxism of Gramsci in order to deconstruct the Marxist tradition and develop a general theory of capitalist regulation which emphasizes the primacy of the political. In so doing, it seeks to integrate French... more...

  • The Chinese Corporatist Stateby Jennifer Y.J. Hsu; Reza Hasmath

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    The modern Chinese state has traditionally affected every major aspect of domestic society. With the growing liberalization of the economy, coupled with increasingly complex social issues, there is a belief that the state is retreating from an array of social problems from health to the environment. Yet, a survey of China?s contemporary political... more...

  • The Heterogeneity Link of the Welfare State and Redistributionby Udaya R. Wagle

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book situates ethnic heterogeneity in the larger discussion of the welfare state and its redistributive outcomes, poverty and inequality. By using comprehensive, longitudinal data covering 1980 to 2010 from 17 high income countries, this analysis helps achieve a major milestone in comparative welfare state research both conceptually and methodologically.... more...

  • Social Engineering and Nonverbal Behavior Setby Christopher Hadnagy

    Wiley 2014; US$ 55.00

    Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking From elicitation, pretexting, influence and manipulation all aspects of social engineering are picked apart, discussed and explained by using real world examples, personal experience and the science behind them to unraveled the mystery in social engineering. Examines social engineering, the science... more...

  • Development and Crisis of the Welfare Stateby Evelyne Huber; John D. Stephens

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 22.50

    Evelyne Huber and John D. Stephens offer the most systematic examination to date of the origins, character, effects, and prospects of generous welfare states in advanced industrial democracies in the post—World War II era. They demonstrate that prolonged government by different parties results in markedly different welfare states, with strong... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Welfare Stateby Bent Greve

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 89.99

    This third edition of Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State covers the history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 hundred cross-referenced entries that focus on the definitions and concepts that are the most relevant, long lasting, and important concepts.... more...

  • The OECD and European Welfare Statesby Klaus Armingeon; Michelle Beyeler

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00

    The OECD includes the richest nations in the world. It issues recommendations on economic and social policies. Is its counsel on welfare state policies coherent? And is it followed by member states in Western Europe? These are the guiding questions of this book, which is a first to deal with such issues. more...

  • Political Failure by Agreementby G. Wegner

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Reconsiders economic liberalism from the viewpoint of political liberalism. This book argues that advocates of economic liberalism overlook empirical political preferences. It attempts to reinforce the claim that liberal economic policies are conducive to prosperity in society. It is intended for students of global governance and political theory. more...

  • Rebalancing Societyby Henry Mintzberg

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 15.95

    Our world is out of balance, says Henry Mintzberg, and the consequences are proving fateful: the degradation of our environment, the demise of our democracies, and the denigration of ourselves, with greed having been raised to some sort of high calling. But we can set things right. Mintzberg argues that a healthy society is built on three balanced... more...

  • Rebalancing Societyby Henry Mintzberg

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 15.95

    Our world is out of balance, says Henry Mintzberg, and the consequences are proving fateful: the degradation of our environment, the demise of our democracies, and the denigration of ourselves, with greed having been raised to some sort of high calling. But we can set things right. Mintzberg argues that a healthy society is built on three balanced... more...