9780199607600

Changing Welfare States

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199607600

  • ISBN10:

    0199607605

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/8/2013
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Summary

Changing Welfare States traces the dynamic of social reform that has swept across Europe over the past two decades. In a comparative fashion, it analyses reform trajectories and political destinations in an era of rapid economic, social, and political restructuring.

Table of Contents

Understanding Welfare States
The 'New Politics' of the Welfare State Revisited
Adaptive Challenges to 21st Century Welfare Provision
Welfare Recalibration as Social Learning
Three Wave of Welfare State Transformation
Welfare Recalibration in Motion
Welfare Performance at a Glance
The 'Double Bind' of Social Europe
Stress-Testing the Welfare State, Once Again
In Defence of Affordable Social Investment
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