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Recasting Welfare Regimes for a Postindustrial Era

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198742005
eISBN:
9780191599163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198742002.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The introduction to this chapter discusses the question of why nations respond so differently to a set of social risks that are similar over various countries, and analyses three typical homines: ... More


The Sources of Regional Power Nuclear Postures: Posture Optimization Theory

Vipin Narang

in Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era: Regional Powers and International Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159829
eISBN:
9781400850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159829.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter identifies three main types of regional power nuclear postures, arrayed across a spectrum of capabilities and deployment procedures. This theory, the Posture Optimization Theory, ... More


Conclusion

Vipin Narang

in Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era: Regional Powers and International Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159829
eISBN:
9781400850402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159829.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reiterates the findings explored in this book and discusses their implications. In doing so, the chapter stresses the significance of the posited optimization theory. This theory is the ... More


Modeling in Support of Spatial Planning and Policy Making: The Example of Flanders

Lien Poelmans

in Modeling Cities and Regions As Complex Systems: From Theory to Planning Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029568
eISBN:
9780262331371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029568.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Flanders is a densely populated, highly urbanized region, with widespread urban sprawl threatening remaining agricultural and natural areas. Consequently spatial planning has recently become a ... More


Complexity and Catastrophe

Douglas A. Kysar

in Regulating from Nowhere: Environmental Law and the Search for Objectivity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120011
eISBN:
9780300163308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120011.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter addresses questions concerning whether and how policy makers can arrive at the body of empirical data needed to pursue optimal environmental outcomes. It argues that adherence to the ... More


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