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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
The Nordic Welfare State in Three Eras: From Emancipation to Discipline analyses the historical and contemporary evolution of Nordic welfare states in Denmark, Sweden and Finland during three periods: the developmental period until the end of WWII, the period of emancipatory welfare institutions until the 1980s, and the period of restructuring from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 265.00
For many years a neglected figure, Nikolai Bukharin has recently been the subject of renewed interest in the West. Now regarded as a leading Marxist theorist, Bukharin's work has wide appeal to those interested in Soviet history and Marxist economics as well as to those concerned with theories of development and socialist economies. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 35.00
Those who hoped the collapse of financial markets would usher in the end of neoliberalism and rehabilitate support for traditional social democratic policies programmes have been disappointed. It is not only the irrationality of markets which is the focus of public discontent, but the inefficiency of states and the inability of elected governments... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00
Why have some countries have been more successful in welfare state reform than others? 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. This corporatist concertation has been blamed for bringing about all the ills of... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 39.95
Herrschaft - Staat - Mitbestimmung ist eine theoretische und empirische Auseinandersetzung mit der Frage, was den modernen demokratischen Staat im Allgemeinen und die Bundesrepublik Deutschland in ihrer aktuellen Verfassung im Besonderen auszeichnet. Die These ist, dass sich moderne demokratische Staaten in einem Spannungsverhältnis... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 88.00
This volume is the first comprehensive mapping of how practices of cultural memory in post-communist countries and other late newcomers to the European Union have been affected due to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of communism. The essays cover Austria, the Czech Republic, Finland, the unified Germany, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Romania,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
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...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 34.95
The Devil in History is a provocative analysis of the relationship between communism and fascism. Reflecting the author?s personal experiences within communist totalitarianism, this is a book about political passions, radicalism, utopian ideals, and their catastrophic consequences in the twentieth century?s experiments in social engineering. Vladimir... more...