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New Course or Marginal Adjustment?

Neil Gilbert

in Transformation of the Welfare State: The Silent Surrender of Public Responsibility

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195140743
eISBN:
9780199834921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140745.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the first part of the chapter, views are discussed on the changing arrangements for social protection that have occurred in the last decade of the twentieth century in many, if not all, of the ... More


Protection to Inclusion

Neil Gilbert

in Transformation of the Welfare State: The Silent Surrender of Public Responsibility

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195140743
eISBN:
9780199834921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140745.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Over the last decade of the twentieth century, policies for social protection of the unemployed in the advanced industrial world have been reformulated from the provision of income maintenance ... More


Toward the Enabling State

Neil Gilbert

in Transformation of the Welfare State: The Silent Surrender of Public Responsibility

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195140743
eISBN:
9780199834921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140745.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The four main factors influencing the change from a welfare to an enabling state are discussed. Two of these influences are large‐scale structural changes involving demographic trends and ... More


State to Market

Neil Gilbert

in Transformation of the Welfare State: The Silent Surrender of Public Responsibility

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195140743
eISBN:
9780199834921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140745.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

An account is given of the movement towards the privatization of social welfare activity that has taken place since the mid 1980s. Various aspects of this are discussed: the different paths that have ... More


Social Protection and the Formation of Skills: A Reinterpretation of the Welfare State

Margarita Estevez‐Abe, Torben Iversen, and David Soskice

in Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247752
eISBN:
9780191596346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247757.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Outlines a new approach to the study of the welfare state. Contrary to the emphasis on ‘decommodification’ in the current literature, it is argued that important dimensions of the welfare ... More


Round Up the Usual Suspects!: Globalization, Domestic Politics, and Welfare State Change

Herman Schwartz

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:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The first of three chapters on the sources of pressure on contemporary national welfare states, all of which seek to show how examining the sources of strain carries implications for identifying who ... More


Social Policy Coordination and the Lisbon Strategy

Kenneth A. Armstrong

in Governing Social Inclusion: Europeanization through Policy Coordination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199278374
eISBN:
9780191594861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278374.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter highlights the origins of, and motivations for, EU interventions to combat poverty and social exclusion in the 1980s and 1990s, and contrasts these with the explicit treaty commitments ... More


Lessons from Pension Reform in the Americas

Stephen J. Kay and Tapen Sinha (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199226801
eISBN:
9780191710285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226801.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Latin American experiments with pension reform began when Chile converted its public pay-as-you-go system to a system of private individual accounts in the early 1980s. Several other Latin American ... More


Institutional Diversity: An Analysis of Five Domains

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.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter presents results from cluster analyses of five institutional areas: product-market competition, the labour market, the financial sector, social protection, and the education system. It ... More


Illness as Work: Human Market Transition

Adriana Petryna

in Life Exposed: Biological Citizens after Chernobyl

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151663
eISBN:
9781400845095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151663.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the “epidemic” of disability in post-Soviet Ukraine, and more specifically how state laws on the social protection of Chernobyl sufferers have turned suffering and disability ... More


Migration and welfare in the new Europe: Social protection and the challenges of integration

Emma Carmel, Alfio Cerami, and Theodoros Papadopoulos (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426444
eISBN:
9781447302797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426444.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book provides insights into one of the most controversial and important subjects of the twenty-first century: migration and social integration. Empirically, it offers comprehensive grounding in ... More


Risk, Poverty, and Public Action

Stefan Dercon

in Insurance Against Poverty

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199276837
eISBN:
9780191601620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276838.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a synthesis of the papers included in this volume, focusing on public action to provide insurance against poverty. It discusses the case for public action for enhanced social ... More


Overview

Stefan Dercon

in Insurance Against Poverty

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199276837
eISBN:
9780191601620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276838.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents an overview of the papers included in this volume. It highlights the authors’ rejection of the standard paradigm of mainstream neoclassical economic theory. It briefly discusses ... More


Immigrants and the Welfare State in Europe

Martin Baldwin-Edwards

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Social protections for immigrants in EU countries are fragmented and tenuous: not only is the variation between countries great but so is the protection afforded in different phases of the immigrant ... More


Social Protection and Welfare Systems: implications for early childhood development

Lawrence Aber, Linda Biersteker, Andrew Dawes, and Laura Rawlings

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In most countries, the social protection and welfare system is directly responsible for addressing issues of destitution, poverty, and risk management. Currently, an undesirable gap exists between ... More


Making Policy under Efficiency Pressures: Globalization, Public Spending, and Social Welfare

Tanzi Vito

in The New Public Finance: Responding to Global Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195179972
eISBN:
9780199850709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179972.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter evaluates the efficiency and compensation hypotheses related to public finance. The findings reveal that many of the factors that have contributed to the growth in public spending over ... More


Institutions, state capacity, and poverty

Paul Mosley

in The Politics of Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692125
eISBN:
9780191739286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692125.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter asks what kind of institutions will be pro-poor, focusing on the ability of those institutions to deliver access to key markets and services – especially labour, capital, and ... More


Pro-poor fiscal strategies

Paul Mosley

in The Politics of Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692125
eISBN:
9780191739286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692125.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Given political stability and the existence of a pro-poor political coalition, what actions have achieved a sustained fall in poverty? This chapter focuses on fiscal policies, which have the ... More


The EU Social Inclusion Process and the key issues

Eric Marlier, A.B. Atkinson, Bea Cantillon, and Brian Nolan

in The EU and social inclusion: Facing the challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348845
eISBN:
9781447303770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348845.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter presents a brief historical account of the development of EU cooperation in social policy from the Treaty of Rome to the re-focused Lisbon Strategy post-March 2005, and the adoption of ... More


Switzerland: From Liberal to Conservative Welfare State — a Pattern of Late Maturation?

Herbert Obinger, Peter Starke, Julia Moser, Claudia Bogedan, Edith Gindulis, and Stephan Leibfried

in Transformations of the Welfare State: Small States, Big Lessons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296323
eISBN:
9780191700774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296323.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Welfare state change in Switzerland during the last thirty years has clearly not been as radical as in New Zealand. Nevertheless, the Swiss system of social protection has been substantially modified ... More


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