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Comparative Institutional Advantages of Welfare State Regimes and New Coalitions in Welfare State Reforms

Philip Manow

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:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is the second of three chapters on the role of economic interests, and of systems for representing those interests, in the politics of welfare state reform. They explore the linkages between ... More


The Implications of Third Way Social Policy for Inequality, Social Cohesion, and Citizenship

Hartley Dean

in Welfare State Change: Towards a Third Way?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199266722
eISBN:
9780191601941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266727.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Focuses on the UK and argues that the Labour Government has had firm ideas about both how social provision should look, and what the state can and cannot do about it. It suggests further that there ... More


When the State Speaks, What Should It Say?: Democratic Persuasion and the Freedom of Expression

Corey Brettschneider

in When the State Speaks, What Should It Say?: How Democracies Can Protect Expression and Promote Equality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147628
eISBN:
9781400842377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147628.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on democratic persuasion. Although democratic persuasion stresses the importance of an active role for the legitimate state in promoting democratic values, value democracy does ... More


The Nature of Institutional Impediments to Economic Development

Pranab Bardhan

in A Not-so-dismal Science: A Broader View of Economies and Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294900
eISBN:
9780191596728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294905.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Consideration is given to the impediments to economic development and the social dysfunctions that market mechanisms cannot cure because the large number of collective actions required cannot emerge ... More


The Welfare State as Piggy Bank: Information, Risk, Uncertainty, and the Role of the State

Nicholas Barr

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246595
eISBN:
9780191595936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246599.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book applies economic theory to the welfare state. Its core message is that the welfare state exists not only to relieve poverty and redistribute income and wealth (the ‘Robin Hood’ function) ... More


Looking ahead at economic nationalism: concluding remarks

Anthony P. D’Costa

in Globalization and Economic Nationalism in Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646210
eISBN:
9780191741630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646210.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This concluding chapter reiterates the significance of the role of the state in managing national economies, especially under new pressures and opportunities arising from globalization. The ... More


The Welfare State in Post‐Communist Countries

Nicholas Barr

in The Welfare State as Piggy Bank: Information, Risk, Uncertainty, and the Role of the State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246595
eISBN:
9780191595936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246599.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Post‐communist transition has two central elements: a move from central planning to market forces and a move from totalitarian to more democratic government. Because of the resulting economic, ... More


The Market and Information

Nicholas Barr

in The Welfare State as Piggy Bank: Information, Risk, Uncertainty, and the Role of the State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246595
eISBN:
9780191595936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246599.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter sets out the economic theory of the role of the state that underpins the rest of the book. It starts with a simple model – the Fisher model – of rational consumer choice over the life ... More


Financing Higher Education: The Options

Nicholas Barr

in The Welfare State as Piggy Bank: Information, Risk, Uncertainty, and the Role of the State

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246595
eISBN:
9780191595936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246599.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter draws together economic theory and the experience of different countries, and discusses how higher education might be organized and funded in ways that are efficient and equitable, ... More


The Hindu Code Bill in Independent India

Chitra Sinha

in Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.003.0031
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The chapter assesses the contribution of the Hindu Code Bill in the construction of the modern Indian nation. Contrary to the existing perception that the Hindu Code Bill in its diluted form failed ... More


Summary and conclusions

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/9780199692125.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Global poverty has halved over the last twenty years, an occurrence which, in all probability, has never happened before. Contrary to the ‘iron law of political impotence of the poor’ invoked by some ... More


Coordination, Institutions, and Performance

Franz Traxler, Sabine Blaschke, and Bernhard Kittel

in National Labour Relations in Internationalized Markets: A Comparative Study of Institutions, Change and Performance

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295549
eISBN:
9780191685132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295549.003.0020
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

Peak-level coordination involves bargaining structures — the most important factor in determining performance — that are most sensitive to wage externalities when under high governability and pattern ... More


Conclusion: The Role of the State

Linda Yueh

in China's Growth: The Making of an Economic Superpower

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199205783
eISBN:
9780191752018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205783.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The mixed state–market model is consistent with China’s gradual transition where the aim is to support economic growth through partially reforming the existing institutions, but not to wholly ... More


Conservatism: Principles and Temperament

Stuart Ball

in Portrait of a Party: The Conservative Party in Britain 1918-1945

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199667987
eISBN:
9780191751356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199667987.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The chapter explores the foundation of the Conservative Party in this period, and what common ground of ideas and attitudes its members shared. It examines the nature of Conservatism and its overtly ... More


Conclusion

Ivan Evans

in Cultures of Violence: Lynching and Racial Killing in South Africa and the American South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079047
eISBN:
9781781702208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079047.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter draws out a number of implications that flow from the preceding chapters. The first section explores the differential contribution of dominant actors to racial violence, ... More


Self-Determination and Violence against Indigenous Women

Rauna Kuokkanen

in Restructuring Relations: Indigenous Self-Determination, Governance, and Gender

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190913281
eISBN:
9780190913311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913281.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Indigenous feminist discourse links the realities of multilayered violence faced by Indigenous women to questions of self-determination, self-government, and the survival of Indigenous communities. ... More


Conclusion

Mike Allen, Lars Benjaminsen, Eoin O’Sullivan, and Nicholas Pleace

in Ending Homelessness?: The Contrasting Experiences of Denmark, Finland and Ireland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447347170
eISBN:
9781447347323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347170.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 7 draws together some of the lessons that can be learned from the experiences of three small European countries in responding to homelessness. It is clear that responses to homelessness are ... More


Neo-liberalism as an ideology, an elite project and its impact on austerity

Nigel Malin

in De-Professionalism and Austerity: Challenges for the Public Sector

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350163
eISBN:
9781447352273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350163.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the relevance of neo-liberalism as both an ideology and as a pragmatic approach, defined as a re-making of the state, where the state is not rolled back as such but is ... More


Roads to capitalism: alternative approaches to post-socialist capitalisms

Roderick Martin

in Constructing Capitalisms: Transforming Business Systems in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657667
eISBN:
9780191751622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657667.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

This chapter critically evaluates five models of capitalism relevant to post-socialism: liberal market, coordinated market, heterarchy, dependency, and business systems theory. The five models fail ... More


Independent living: the role of the disability movement in the development of government policy

Jenny Morris

in Cash and care: Policy challenges in the welfare state

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348562
eISBN:
9781447301615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348562.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

In 2005, the British government committed itself to achieving independent living for disabled people and set out proposals for delivering this aim. This chapter examines the role of research evidence ... More


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