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Recasting European Welfare States

Maurizio Ferrera, Anton Hemerijck, and Martin Rhodes

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter presents, in synthesis form, some key elements of what is now understood about welfare regimes, their respective pathologies of development, their current paths of reform, and the ... More


Political Change in Continental Europe

Mark J. Joe

in Political Determinants of Corporate Governance: Political Context, Corporate Impact

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199205301
eISBN:
9780191695612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205301.003.0022
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter examines political change in continental Europe. The recent demand for more pro-shareholder corporate governance in continental Europe and for legal structures that facilitate ownership ... More


Modernizing Nature: Forestry and Imperial Eco-Development 1800-1950

S. Ravi Rajan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199277964
eISBN:
9780191707827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277964.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book contributes to the debate regarding the origins, institutionalization, and politics of the sciences and systems of knowledge underlying colonial frameworks of environmental management. It ... More


The Political Economy of Social Pacts: ‘Competitive Corporatism’ and European Welfare Reform

Martin Rhodes

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:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is the third of three chapters on the role of economic interests, and of systems for representing those interests, in the politics of welfare state reform; they explore the linkages between ... More


A Contract with Nature

S. RAVI RAJAN

in Modernizing Nature: Forestry and Imperial Eco-Development 1800-1950

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199277964
eISBN:
9780191707827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277964.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter provides an overarching account of the emergence of the idea of forest conservation in continental Europe from the mid-18th to the mid-19th centuries. The first part traces the emergence ... More


The Judicial System

Carlo Guarnieri

in The Power of Judges: A Comparative Study of Courts and Democracy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298359
eISBN:
9780191685422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298359.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The judicial structure can vary considerably from country to country, but instead of reviewing those differences in detail, the focus here is on the variations likely to have a direct or indirect ... More


Concluding for the Corporation

RICHARD WHITTINGTON and MICHAEL MAYER

in The European Corporation: Strategy, Structure, and Social Science

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199251049
eISBN:
9780191714382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251049.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter reviews what the unfolding story of European big business can tell us about the three important questions in this study. It begins with the issue of effective strategies and structures. ... More


A rootless third way: a continental European perspective on New Labour’s welfare state, revisited

Clegg Daniel

in Social Policy Review 17

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346704
eISBN:
9781447303442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346704.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter looks at the impact of 1997, given a General Election in May 2003. It reviews the successes and the failures of continental Europe, before turning to New Labour. It is revealed that ... More


Conclusions

Stephen Conway

in Britain, Ireland, and Continental Europe in the Eighteenth Century: Similarities, Connections, Identities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199210855
eISBN:
9780191725111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210855.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The concluding remarks consider again similarities, connections, and identities — the organizing framework for the book — summarizing and highlighting earlier findings and addressing at some length ... More


Britain, Ireland, and Continental Europe in the Eighteenth Century: Similarities, Connections, Identities

Stephen Conway

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199210855
eISBN:
9780191725111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210855.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Britain’s separateness from the rest of Europe is often taken as read. For generations, historians have presented Britain as exceptional and different. In recent years, an emphasis on the Atlantic ... More


Introduction: Gauging and Explaining Economic Performance in Continental Europe

Edmund S. Phelps and Hans-Werner Sinn

in Perspectives on the Performance of the Continental Economies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015318
eISBN:
9780262295413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015318.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This introductory chapter begins with a review of the current state of Europe’s economies, which raises issues that economists continue to disagree on. It then considers available evidence to verify ... More


Recent History in Full: Was there a Lull before the Storm?

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter discusses the evolution of the distribution of earnings in recent decades in the US, Canada, and eastern and western Europe. The data show that the late 1960s and 1970s were a period of ... More


Perspectives on the Performance of the Continental Economies

Edmund S. Phelps and Hans-Werner Sinn (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015318
eISBN:
9780262295413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015318.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Economists disagree on what ails the economies of continental western Europe, which are widely perceived to be underperforming in terms of productivity and other metrics. Is it some deficiency in ... More


The Distorted Mirror: The South in British Culture During the Age of Byron, 1800–30

Robert Holland

in The Warm South: How the Mediterranean Shaped the British Imagination

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300235920
eISBN:
9780300240870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300235920.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter details British engagement with the Mediterranean from 1800 to 1830. As Napoleon's grip extended across Continental Europe, the restrictions on Continental travel for British citizens ... More


Romani in Britain: The Afterlife of a Language

Yaron Matras

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639045
eISBN:
9780748671526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639045.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Romani is one of Britain's oldest and most established minority languages. Brought to the country by Romani immigrants from continental Europe in the sixteenth century or even earlier, it was spoken ... More


Virtue Is Triumphant Only in Theatrical Performances: Professional Productions of Gilbert and Sullivan, 1961–2004

Ian Bradley

in Oh Joy! Oh Rapture!: The Enduring Phenomenon of Gilbert and Sullivan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195328943
eISBN:
9780199851256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328943.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter is not intended to provide an exhaustive catalogue of professional performances of Gilbert and Sullivan since 1961, rather, it offers a decade-by-decade survey of the most significant ... More


Modern Times

Donald R. Kelley

in Frontiers of History: Historical Inquiry in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120622
eISBN:
9780300135091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120622.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter examines changes in historical inquiry and historical writing during World War II. It explains that disillusionment with history was not uncommon among intellectuals of the 1914 ... 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


Non-Traditional Trademark Protection as (Non-Traditional) Means of Cultural Control

Katya Assaf-Zakharov

in The Protection of Non-Traditional Trademarks: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198826576
eISBN:
9780191865503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826576.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Trademarks, or brands, are symbols whose initial purpose is providing information about the source of a product. Yet, with the course of time, high-end brands have developed into symbols providing ... More


Is rising income inequality inevitable? A critique of the ‘Transatlantic Consensus’

Tony Atkinson

in World poverty: New policies to defeat an old enemy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343956
eISBN:
9781447304340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343956.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter addresses one of the most important economic issues facing societies and the world as a whole: rising income inequality. It takes issue with two widely circulated assertions: that rising ... More


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