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Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies

Gosta Esping-Andersen

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198742005
eISBN:
9780191599163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198742002.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Golden Age of post‐war capitalism has been eclipsed, and with it seemingly also the possibility of harmonizing equality and welfare with efficiency and jobs. Most analyses believe that the ... More


The Transition to Post-Industrial BMI Values in the United States

Marek Brabec and John Komlos

in Insecurity, Inequality, and Obesity in Affluent Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264980
eISBN:
9780191754135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264980.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The trend in the BMI values of the United States population has not been estimated accurately because time series data are unavailable and because the focus has been on calculating period effects. ... More


‘Nation of Many Nations’? The United States and Immigration, 1880–1930

R. D. Grillo

in Pluralism and the Politics of Difference: State, Culture, and Ethnicity in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294269
eISBN:
9780191599378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294263.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Between 1880 and 1930 a ‘new immigration’ of some 28 million people entered the US, mainly from southern and eastern Europe, posing serious questions for the body politic: could, should, the USA ... More


The Rise of Knowledge Capital

Alan Burton-Jones

in Knowledge Capitalism: Business, Work, and Learning in the New Economy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296225
eISBN:
9780191685217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296225.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Strategy

Wealth and power are traditionally associated with the possession of various physical resources. Factors of production, materials, labour, and money are all physical in nature. We are now, however, ... More


Partnership – participation – power: the meaning of empowerment in post-industrial society

Byrne David

in Partnership working: Policy and practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342201
eISBN:
9781447302919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342201.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the concepts of empowerment and partnership in post-industrial society. It uses empowerment as a benchmark against which the claims of partnership will be tested. It evaluates ... More


Introduction: The Political Economy of Post-Industrial Societies

Anne Wren

in The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This introductory chapter offers a new agenda for research in political economy centered on the transformation of advanced capitalist democracies from industrial to services-based economies. It ... More


Theories of the Postindustrial Society

HAROLD L. WILENSKY

in Rich Democracies: Political Economy, Public Policy, and Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231764
eISBN:
9780520928336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231764.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses theories concerning post-industrial society. It evaluates research evidence concerning the limits of the structural aspects of post-industrial theory and suggests that its ... More


Nation and Religion: Dangerous Liaisons

Anna Triandafyllidou

in The Problem of Religious Diversity: European Challenges, Asian Approaches

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474419086
eISBN:
9781474435291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419086.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses two contrasted processes that take plce in Europe today: On one hand, religion is perceived as a main dimension that organises social and political life at the global level, ... More


The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Anne Wren (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

In recent decades, the world’s most developed economies— commonly labeled the advanced industrial democracies— have faced massive structural change. Industrial sectors, which once formed the economic ... More


Introduction

Wendy Loretto, Sarah Vickerstaff, and Phil White

in The future for older workers: New perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424181
eISBN:
9781447303800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424181.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The future for older workers has recently become an issue of major concern to individuals, governments and employers. For many people confronted with diminishing pension savings, entitlements and ... More


Explaining the Rise of Environmentalism

Frank Uekötter

in The Greenest Nation?: A New History of German Environmentalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027328
eISBN:
9780262322409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027328.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The interim remarks take a step back from the hustle and bustle of politics to reflect on the forces that supported the rise of environmentalism. The chapter discusses transnational trends such as ... More


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