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The Changing European State

Wolfgang C. Müller

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The modern state is a historic phenomenon that has been under constant transformation since its birth in the period of absolutism. In this chapter, a framework is presented for analysing changes of ... More


The Nature of the Colonial State

Ma Ngok

in Political Development in Hong Kong: State, Political Society, and Civil Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098107
eISBN:
9789882207271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098107.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

While the colonial state's nature may be portrayed through contrasting images, the most common of these entails how Hong Kong is perceived as a minimalist laissez-faire state. Although there may have ... More


Introduction

David L. Hoffmann

in Cultivating the Masses: Modern State Practices and Soviet Socialism, 1914-1939

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801446290
eISBN:
9780801462832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801446290.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book examines the sweeping social welfare and public health measures that were implemented by the Stalinist regime during the period 1914–1939 as part of its state interventionist practices. It ... More


Public Health

David L. Hoffmann

in Cultivating the Masses: Modern State Practices and Soviet Socialism, 1914-1939

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801446290
eISBN:
9780801462832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801446290.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines public health programs under the Stalinist regime. It first considers Soviet health care within the context of social medicine and the state's role as guarantor of public ... More


Social Welfare

David L. Hoffmann

in Cultivating the Masses: Modern State Practices and Soviet Socialism, 1914-1939

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801446290
eISBN:
9780801462832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801446290.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the rise of social welfare policies in Russia and the Soviet Union, with particular emphasis on the new forms of social science knowledge that led reformers to reconceptualize ... More


Positive freedom and state welfare: T.H. Green (1836–82)

Vic George

in Major thinkers in welfare: Contemporary issues in historical perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427069
eISBN:
9781447302728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427069.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the ideas of T.H. Green, which helped fill the gap of government intervention in public affairs. It begins by examining the concept of positive freedom, which can be found in ... More


Conclusion

David L. Hoffmann

in Cultivating the Masses: Modern State Practices and Soviet Socialism, 1914-1939

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801446290
eISBN:
9780801462832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801446290.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book has discussed social welfare policies under Joseph Stalin's leadership and their connection to warfare. It has explained how social medicine enabled the state to launch a variety of public ... More


The First Market Environment: Trouble in the Making

in Market Menagerie: Health and Development in Late Industrial States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780544
eISBN:
9780804781916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780544.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter describes the first market environment of the pharmaceutical industry in India during the period from 1950 to 1970. It discusses the challenges for public-sector technological advance ... More


Conclusion: Cities of Comrades

Jacob A. C. Remes

in Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039836
eISBN:
9780252097942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039836.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book has explored the tensions generated by disasters over issues of power and politics as well as the growth of the interventionist state during the Progressive Era. It has shown how Salemites ... More


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