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The Crisis of the Social-Democratic State

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

in Democracy and Public Management Reform: Building the Republican State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199261185
eISBN:
9780191601507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The size of the state increased continuously since late nineteenth century, if we measure it by expenditures in relation to GDP. Growth leads cyclically to crisis. State intervention or regulation ... More


Gender Justice, Human Rights, and Neo‐Liberal Economic Policies

Diane Elson

in Gender Justice, Development, and Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199256457
eISBN:
9780191601989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256454.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter analyses the links between neo-liberal economic policies and women’s substantive enjoyment of human rights. It examines the association between two different discourses: human rights and ... More


Putting Conservatism to Good Use? Long Crisis and Vetoed Alternatives in Uruguay

Fernando Filgueira and Jorge Papadópulos

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Uruguay was able to resist many aspects of neo‐liberal reform that took hold in Latin America in the 1970s and 1980s, despite economic crises, a fundamental change of Uruguay's position in the ... More


Comparing Economic Interest Organizations

Colin Crouch

in Governing Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250158
eISBN:
9780191599439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250154.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Organizations representing economic interests within individual nation states peaked in both social importance and academic interest during the 1970s and 1980s. It is often argued that since then ... More


Forward to the Past—The Conservative Revival

Michael Freeden

in Ideologies and Political Theory: A Conceptual Approach

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294146
eISBN:
9780191599323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829414X.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The strong revival of conservatism in the 1980s, both as a governmental force and as a body of political thought, is frequently portrayed as a flowering of beliefs and attitudes attached to new ... More


The Political Economy of Independence: Large States and Small Nations

Michael Keating

in The Independence of Scotland: Self-government and the Shifting Politics of Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199545957
eISBN:
9780191719967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545957.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

Small states are now viable in larger trading areas. It is very difficult to calculate whether Scotland would be better or worse off independent, since estimates are based on static analysis and are ... More


Clear blue water?: The Conservative Party and the welfare state since 1940

Robert M. Page

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781847429865
eISBN:
9781447304111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429865.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book takes an authoritative look at the policies and politics of Britain’s Conservative Party to discover if it has developed a distinctive approach to the post-war welfare state. After ... More


Globalisation and Ideology in Britain: Neoliberalism, Free Trade and the Global Economy

Craig Berry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084881
eISBN:
9781781701850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084881.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The ‘globalisation’ concept has become ubiquitous in British politics, as it has in many countries of the world. This book examines discourse on foreign economic policy to determine the impact of ... More


Unstable Universalities: Poststructuralism and Radical Politics

Saul Newman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071287
eISBN:
9781781701522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071287.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How do we think about radical politics today, in the wake of the collapse of Marxist-Leninism and the triumph of neo-liberal capitalism? How should radical political theory respond to new challenges ... More


Whither Continental European Capitalism?

Bruno Amable

in The Diversity of Modern Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199261130
eISBN:
9780191602474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019926113X.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter examines the main transformations that have taken place in the Continental European model of capitalism, in connection with the opposition between the main ideological and political ... More


Zombies, Migrants, and Queers: Race and Crisis Capitalism in Pop Culture

Camilla Fojas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040924
eISBN:
9780252099441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040924.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The alarm and anxiety unleashed by the Great Recession found fascinating expression across popular culture. Harried survivors negotiated societal collapse among zombies in The Walking Dead. ... More


Introduction

Ha-Joon Chang and Robert Rowthorn

in The Role of the State in Economic Change

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289845
eISBN:
9780191684777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289845.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explains the pros and cons of both the traditional and neo-liberal view on the role of the government in economics. The traditional function of the state in economics is that the ... More


Why the Left Loses: The Decline of the Centre-Left in Comparative Perspective

Rob Manwaring and Paul Kennedy (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332664
eISBN:
9781447332725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332664.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Social democracy is on the back-foot, and increasingly centre-left political parties are struggling to win office. Since the global financial crisis, if not before, there has been a general decline ... More


The Conservative Party and the welfare state: clear blue water?

Robert M. Page

in Clear blue water?: The Conservative Party and the welfare state since 1940

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781847429865
eISBN:
9781447304111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429865.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Most Conservatives tend to agree that the welfare state should provide a safety net for those at risk of destitution and that it should not be used as a vehicle for major egalitarian forms of ... More


Health inequalities post 2010

Jonathan Wistow, Tim Blackman, David Byrne, and Gerald Wistow

in Studying health inequalities: An applied approach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447305286
eISBN:
9781447312031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305286.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The chapter begins by summarising evidence about New Labour’s record on heath inequalities and considers the implications of this given the shift from relatively high levels of public expenditure on ... More


Not of a Piece: Developmental States, Industrial Policy, and Evolving Patterns of Capitalism in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan

Karl J. Fields

in East Asian Capitalism: Diversity, Continuity, and Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199643097
eISBN:
9780191741944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643097.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

Decades of high growth in Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea led a generation of scholars to herald the emergence of an East Asian ‘developmental state’ marked by internally coherent and cross-nationally ... More


Speaking the Nation: The Oratorical Making of Secular, Neoliberal India

Anandita Bajpai

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199481743
eISBN:
9780199095520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199481743.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Untangling the logical, lexical, and semantic patterns of the multiple official speeches of Indian prime ministers, Speaking the Nation gauges how the Indian state has been projected by different ... More


The Philosophy of Development and its Impact on Development Assistance Directed to Basic Education

Fatma H. Sayed

in Transforming Education In Egypt: Western Influence and Domestic Policy Reform

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160165
eISBN:
9781617970276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160165.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the 1990s, there are various concepts of development and normative orders that competed to influence education reforms in Egypt to assess the level of domestic consensus regarding ... More


Conclusion

Alisoun Milne

in Mental Health in Later Life: Taking a Life Course Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447305729
eISBN:
9781447311904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305729.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

In the conclusion, ways forward, located in five cross cutting domains, are proposed. Firstly, if many of the factors that place an older person at risk of impaired mental health are lifecourse and ... More


Introduction

Alexander Somek

in Engineering Equality: An Essay on European Anti-Discrimination Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693375
eISBN:
9780191729737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693375.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, EU Law

Creating equality of opportunity seems to be a viable strategy for resolving the conflict between the contending principles of competitiveness and solidarity. Both principles lie at the core of the ... More


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