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The Rise of the Market Reform Movement

Kimberly J. Morgan and Andrea Louise Campbell

in The Delegated Welfare State: Medicare, Markets, and the Governance of Social Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199730346
eISBN:
9780199918447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730346.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the ideational and political movements advocating market-based forms of delegated governance since the 1970s. In part, the embrace of marketizing reforms reflected the ... More


Social Progress in Britain

Anthony F. Heath

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198805489
eISBN:
9780191843556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805489.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Social Progress in Britain examines how much progress has made in the years since Sir William Beveridge described the ‘five giants on the road to reconstruction’—the giants of Want, Disease, ... More


Progress in Tackling Beveridge’s Five Giants: The Successes and Limitations of Social Reform

Anthony F. Heath, Elisabeth Garratt, Ridhi Kashyap, Yaojun Li, and Lindsay Richards

in Social Progress in Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198805489
eISBN:
9780191843556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805489.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The concluding chapter of the book summarizes the evidence about social progress in Britain, and the extent to which Britain has been successful in tackling Beveridge’s five giants. It shows how ... More


Bank Chartering and Political Corruption In Antebellum New York: Free Banking as Reform

Howard Bodenhorn (ed.)

in Corruption and Reform: Lessons from America's Economic History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226299570
eISBN:
9780226299594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226299594.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter analyzes the first episodes of anticorruption reform in U.S. history. It describes the events leading up to the passage of New York State's 1838 free banking statute, showing how corrupt ... More


Tales from Albarado: Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania

Smoki Musaraj

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750335
eISBN:
9781501750366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750335.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This book revisits times of excitement and loss in early 1990s Albania, in which about a dozen pyramid firms collapsed and caused the country to fall into anarchy and a near civil war. To gain a ... More


The Fight against Idleness: Unemployment and Discouraged Workers with Yaojun Li and Elisabeth Garratt

Anthony F. Heath, Elisabeth Garratt, Ridhi Kashyap, Yaojun Li, and Lindsay Richards

in Social Progress in Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198805489
eISBN:
9780191843556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805489.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Unemployment has a wide range of adverse consequences over and above the effects of the low income which people out of work receive. In the first decades after the war Britain tended to have a lower ... More


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