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Partisan Competition and Welfare State Retrenchment: When Do Politicians Choose Unpopular Policies?

Herbert Kitschelt

in The New Politics of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297567
eISBN:
9780191600104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is the third of three chapters on the implications of electoral politics and the design of political institutions for welfare state adjustment. Kitschelt's main proposition is that the strategic ... More


Political Institutions and Welfare State Restructuring: The Impact of Institutions on Social Policy Change in Developed Democracies

Duane Swank

in The New Politics of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297567
eISBN:
9780191600104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The first of three chapters on the implications of electoral politics and the design of political institutions for welfare state adjustment. Swank first provides an overview of two key domestic and ... More


Political Institutions, Veto Points, and the Process of Welfare State Adaptation

Giuliano Bonoli

in The New Politics of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297567
eISBN:
9780191600104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is the second of three chapters on the implications of electoral politics and the design of political institutions for welfare state adjustment. Bonoli explores the relationship between ... More


Introduction: Investigating the Welfare State at Century's End

Paul Pierson

in The New Politics of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297567
eISBN:
9780191600104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Starts by discussing the new era of austerity in the contemporary welfare state, the reasons for it, and the political problems that it creates. Describes the project that gave rise to the book as ... More


Conclusion: Balancing tensions between communitarian and individual rights and the challenges they present for multicultural states

Willibald Sonnleitner and Todd A. Eisenstadt

in Latin America's Multicultural Movements: The Struggle Between Communitarianism, Autonomy, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936267
eISBN:
9780199333066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936267.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This last chapter underscores the complexity of struggles between communitarian politics and individual rights, and relations between minority groups and the state. It considers three cases tried ... More


Dilemmas of Inclusion: Muslims in European Politics

Rafaela M. Dancygier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691172590
eISBN:
9781400888108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172590.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

As Europe's Muslim communities continue to grow, so does their impact on electoral politics and the potential for inclusion dilemmas. In vote-rich enclaves, Muslim views on religion, tradition, and ... More


Introduction

Rafaela M. Dancygier

in Dilemmas of Inclusion: Muslims in European Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691172590
eISBN:
9781400888108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172590.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the “Muslim Question.” Europeans fret that Muslims will not integrate into domestic societies and politics. Because of their religiosity, ... More


Thru-Ways, By-Ways and Cul-de-Sacs of Immigrant Political Incorporation

Michael Jones-Correa

in Outsiders No More?: Models of Immigrant Political Incorporation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199311316
eISBN:
9780199344918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199311316.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter demonstrates other pathways to immigrant political incorporation and how every alternative entails trade-offs and sunk costs that constrain further strategic decisions. It begins by ... More


Welfare Democracies and Party Politics: Explaining Electoral Dynamics in Times of Changing Welfare Capitalism

Philip Manow, Bruno Palier, and Hanna Schwander (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807971
eISBN:
9780191845765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807971.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Europe’s political landscapes are in turmoil; new radical parties challenge the established political order. This book locates Europe’s contemporary challenges within the longer economic and ... More


Conclusions: Electoral Dynamics in Times of Changing Welfare Capitalism

Philip Manow, Hanna Schwander, and Bruno Palier

in Welfare Democracies and Party Politics: Explaining Electoral Dynamics in Times of Changing Welfare Capitalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807971
eISBN:
9780191845765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807971.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

The Conclusion summarizes the most important findings of the book. It states a homogenization of European party systems, the emergence of a new combination of leftist socio-economic and rightist ... More


Introduction: Welfare Democracies and Party Politics—Explaining Electoral Dynamics in Times of Changing Welfare Capitalism

Philip Manow, Bruno Palier, and Hanna Schwander

in Welfare Democracies and Party Politics: Explaining Electoral Dynamics in Times of Changing Welfare Capitalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807971
eISBN:
9780191845765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807971.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Bridging insights from comparative political economy, the study of welfare states, party politics, and electoral studies, the aim of this introductory chapter is to provide an analytical framework ... More


Electoral Demand, Party Competition, and Family Policy: The Politics of a New Policy Field

Hanna Schwander

in Welfare Democracies and Party Politics: Explaining Electoral Dynamics in Times of Changing Welfare Capitalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807971
eISBN:
9780191845765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807971.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter studies the effect of changing electoral demand and party competition on parties’ family policy orientation in two continental and two southern European countries. Changes in the ... More


The Swedish Social Democrats and the ‘new Swedish model’: playing a losing game

Claes Belfrage and Mikko Kuisma

in Why the Left Loses: The Decline of the Centre-Left in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332664
eISBN:
9781447332725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332664.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on the Swedish Social Democrats. After the 2006 Swedish elections, the Social Democratic Party (SAP), the ‘natural party of government’ during the construction and heyday of the ... More


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