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Conclusion

Jochen Clasen

in Reforming European Welfare States: Germany and the United Kingdom Compared

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199270712
eISBN:
9780191603266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270716.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter reviews the results of the empirical chapters in the light of conceptual and theoretical discussions in earlier chapters. It argues that historically sensitive diachronic comparisons of ... More


Seeking a new balance

Juho Saari and Kari Välimäki

in The Europeanisation of social protection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420206
eISBN:
9781447303794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420206.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

European social policy has evolved significantly since the late 1980s, when the idea of a social dimension to the EU emerged onto European policy agendas. By the turn of the early 1990s, the common ... More


Variations and Issues of Survival of European Welfare State Models in the Twenty-First Century

Sven Hessle

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0065
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The concept of the welfare state has its roots in Europe. For that reason one would expect to find in Europe an advanced, ongoing discourse on social policy. But the ambitions of the growing region ... More


The New Spatial Politics of Welfare in the EU

Maurizio Ferrera

in The Politics of the New Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199645244
eISBN:
9780191745119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645244.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

The encounter between territorially closed nation-based welfare states and European integration has generated a new ‘spatial politics’, defined by novel objects of contention (spatial positionings ... More


Conclusion: parallel paths, great similarities, remaining differences

Jochen Clasen, Steffen Mau, Traute Meyer, and Martin Seeleib-Kaiser

in Converging Worlds of Welfare?: British and German Social Policy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199584499
eISBN:
9780191728792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584499.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The final chapter summarizes and highlights the main findings of the twelve substantive chapters of the book and assess trends of growing or diminishing similarities between British and German social ... More


Poland: redefining social policies

Irena Wóycicka and Maciej Grabowski

in The Europeanisation of social protection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420206
eISBN:
9781447303794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420206.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Poland's official position on the European social policy initiatives is difficult to pinpoint because of the radical political transformation that happened when the right-wing Law and Justice Party ... More


The United Kingdom: more an economic than a social European

Julian Le Grand, Elias Mossialos, and Morgan Long

in The Europeanisation of social protection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420206
eISBN:
9781447303794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420206.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

A country's social policy reflects its values, hence identifying its ideological framework is important in determining, understanding, and anticipating a country's position on social policy. In the ... More


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