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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Recht des aktivierenden Wohlfahrtsstaatesby Eberhard Eichenhofer

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 49.21

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  • 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...