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Models into Policy: Assar Lindbeck and Swedish Social Democracy

Avner Offer and Gabriel Söderberg

in The Nobel Factor: The Prize in Economics, Social Democracy, and the Market Turn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196312
eISBN:
9781400883417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196312.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter looks at how Swedish Social Democracy was eventually challenged by the doctrines honoured by the prize it had created. Economists first took their place among the Nobel Prize winners in ... More


Nobel Economics and Social Democracy

Avner Offer and Gabriel Söderberg

in The Nobel Factor: The Prize in Economics, Social Democracy, and the Market Turn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196312
eISBN:
9781400883417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196312.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses two approaches to the economic balancing act of ‘satisfaction now’ and ‘satisfaction later’. How to manage this trade-off is what largely divides neoclassical economics from ... More


Constructing Democracy and Social Ethics

Marilyn Fischer

in Jane Addams's Evolutionary Theorizing: Constructing "Democracy and Social Ethics"

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631325
eISBN:
9780226631462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631462.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter examines how Addams revised previously written essays for Democracy and Social Ethics. Aside from the Introduction, little in the book is new. This chapter demonstrates that Addams’s ... More


Jane Addams's Evolutionary Theorizing: Constructing "Democracy and Social Ethics"

Marilyn Fischer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631325
eISBN:
9780226631462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631462.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This book makes the case that the key to reconstructing Addams’s arguments in Democracy and Social Ethics is to approach them through the lens of late nineteenth century social evolutionary ... More


Government, Money, and Taxation

Raymond Plant

in The Neo-liberal State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199281756
eISBN:
9780191713040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281756.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

A central theme of this chapter is the role of monetary theory within the neo‐liberal account of the role of the state. For a neo‐liberal thinker such as Mises, monetary theory consists of a set of a ... More


Reformation Churches and a Modern Protestant Moral Order

Nicholas Hope

in German and Scandinavian Protestantism 1700-1918

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269946
eISBN:
9780191600647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269943.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Addresses the major issue laid bare by the new Protestant religious statistics: whether historic Reformation churches, even the widespread lay revivals, had any place at all, even a moral role, in a ... More


Bitter Roots: Finance and Social Democracy between the Wars

Avner Offer and Gabriel Söderberg

in The Nobel Factor: The Prize in Economics, Social Democracy, and the Market Turn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196312
eISBN:
9781400883417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196312.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter explains the history and context behind the origins of the Nobel Prize in economics. When founded in 1968, the Nobel Prize in economics was a delayed artefact of the quest to understand ... More


Swedosclerosis or Pseudosclerosis? Sweden in the 1980s

Avner Offer and Gabriel Söderberg

in The Nobel Factor: The Prize in Economics, Social Democracy, and the Market Turn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196312
eISBN:
9781400883417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196312.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter considers the state of Swedish economics in the 1980s. Between 1976 and 1982, Sweden suffered a sequence of economic buffetings. Government expenditure rose to more than 60 percent of ... More


The Semantics of Social Security: The 1957 Pensions Reform and the Sozialstaat

Peter C. Caldwell

in Democracy, Capitalism, and the Welfare State: Debating Social Order in Postwar West Germany, 1949-1989

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198833819
eISBN:
9780191872198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833819.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

The West German pensions reform bill of 1957 was the product of a decade-long discussion among German experts about the need for a comprehensive reform of social policy, elder poverty, and adequate ... More


Casting out the Devil through Beelzebub

Karl Kraus

in The Third Walpurgis Night: The Complete Text

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300236002
eISBN:
9780300252804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236002.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter criticises the Social Democratic Party's ineffectual actions. Admittedly, National Socialism has thrived on a similar or at least an equally antiquated intellectual rhythm, while ... More


Conclusion: Like Physics or like Literature?

Avner Offer and Gabriel Söderberg

in The Nobel Factor: The Prize in Economics, Social Democracy, and the Market Turn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196312
eISBN:
9781400883417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196312.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This concluding chapter explains that the influence of economics is at odds with its shortcomings as a philosophy, as a scientific doctrine, and as a set of policy norms. The invisible hand is ... More


The Social Construction of Swedish Neutrality: Challenges to Swedish Identity and Sovereignty

Christine Agius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719071522
eISBN:
9781781701263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071522.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Neutrality as a concept and practice has long been conceptualised in IR theory as problematic. Broadly seen as the tool of small and weak states with dubious moral credentials, a limited ... More


The Struggle Against Revolution

James Retallack

in Red Saxony: Election Battles and the Spectre of Democracy in Germany, 1860-1918

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199668786
eISBN:
9780191779046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668786.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the repression unleashed against Social Democrats in Saxony and Germany under Bismarck’s Anti-Socialist Law (1878–90). The chapter’s perspective moves between the national, ... More


Crisis and Retrenchment

James Retallack

in Red Saxony: Election Battles and the Spectre of Democracy in Germany, 1860-1918

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199668786
eISBN:
9780191779046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668786.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History, European Modern History

This chapter begins by examining the violent street protests in 1905 in favor of suffrage reform in Saxony. At this time, the authority of Saxony’s state ministry reached a new low, and opponents of ... More


Politics in a New Key

James Retallack

in Red Saxony: Election Battles and the Spectre of Democracy in Germany, 1860-1918

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199668786
eISBN:
9780191779046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668786.003.0013
Subject:
History, Political History, European Modern History

In October 1909 Saxony’s new plural suffrage was tested for the first and only time. This chapter begins with an examination of Social Democratic strength and the election campaign. The chapter ends ... More


Between Two Fascisms: Language Brings Everything to Light

Karl Kraus

in The Third Walpurgis Night: The Complete Text

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300236002
eISBN:
9780300252804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236002.003.0025
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter takes another look at Social Democracy. “We don't want” brown German fascism, they say, “but nor do we want” the black Austrian variety either. But what they really want is not clear ... More


The Logics of Separatism

Jakub S. Beneš

in Workers and Nationalism: Czech and German Social Democracy in Habsburg Austria, 1890-1918

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198789291
eISBN:
9780191831140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789291.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter addresses the disintegration of Austrian Social Democracy in the years 1905–14. Czech nationalist separatism was the driving force and it split the political and trade-union ... More


The Scottish Context

W. Elliot Bulmer

in Constituting Scotland: The Scottish National Movement and the Westminster Model

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697595
eISBN:
9781474427128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697595.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Constitutions have to fit the context for which they are intended. Before examining specific constitutional proposals for the future constitution of an independent Scotland, this chapter therefore ... More


Character’s Conduct: Spaces of Interethnic Emulation in Jane Addams’s “Charitable Effort”

James B. Salazar

in Bodies of Reform: The Rhetoric of Character in Gilded Age America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741306
eISBN:
9780814786536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741306.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter takes up the problems of emulation and exemplification in the reform of character by examining Jane Addams's critique and rearticulation of the character-forming effects of the class ... More


Enemies of the Reich

James Retallack

in Red Saxony: Election Battles and the Spectre of Democracy in Germany, 1860-1918

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199668786
eISBN:
9780191779046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199668786.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History, European Modern History

Focusing on the years 1869 to 1877, this chapter examines how election battles between liberals and conservatives were shaped by the war against the Reich’s “inner enemies.” A first section examines ... More


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