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Introduction: Investigating the Welfare State at Century's End

Paul Pierson

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:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Starts by discussing the new era of austerity in the contemporary welfare state, the reasons for it, and the political problems that it creates. Describes the project that gave rise to the book as ... More


Privatisation, privatisation, privatisation: the British welfare state since 1979

Hilary Land

in Social Policy Review 16: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2004

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424716
eISBN:
9781447303435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424716.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter discusses the view that the UK shifted from a ‘Keynesian national welfare state’ to a Schumpeterian competitive state. It shows how the major risks of unemployment, sickness and old age ... More


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