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  • 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...

  • 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$ 135.00

    This book looks at how NGOs, social organizations, business associations, trade unions, and religious associations interact with the state, and explore how social actors have negotiated the influence of the state at both national and local levels, and examines how a corporatist understanding of state-society relations can be reformulated, as old... more...

  • Recht des aktivierenden Wohlfahrtsstaatesby Eberhard Eichenhofer

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 50.88

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  • 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...

  • Renegotiating the Welfare Stateby Gerhard Lehmbruch; Frans van Waarden

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 180.00

    This book examines the experiences of various countries in reforming their welfare states through renegotiations between the state and peak associations of employers and employees. more...

  • Rich Democraciesby Harold L. Wilensky

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    In this landmark work, the culmination of 30 years of systematic, comprehensive comparison of 19 rich democracies, Wilensky answers two basic questions: (1) What is distinctly modern about modern societies--in what ways are they becoming alike? (2) How do variations in types of political economy shape system performance? He specifies similarities and... more...

  • Welfare, Right and the Stateby David P. Levine

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    This book develops a creative theoretical framework for understanding the welfare state: the theory of the state and the idea of welfare connected to autonomy. more...

  • European Welfare Statesby Mel Cousins

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 58.00

    Illustrated throughout with student-friendly features such as case-studies, chapter summaries, questions for discussion and guides for further reading European Welfare States provides: - an overview of the development of welfare states in Europe; - a discussion of key issues including welfare state theories, the role of globalization, gender... more...

  • Why Welfare States Persistby Clem Brooks; Jeff Manza

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 20.00

    The world’s richer democracies all provide such public benefits as pensions and health care, but why are some far more generous than others? And why, in the face of globalization and fiscal pressures, has the welfare state not been replaced by another model? Reconsidering the myriad issues raised by such pressing questions, Clem Brooks and... more...