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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


Managerial Control: The Origins of American Segmentalism

Peter A. Swenson

in Capitalists against Markets: The Making of Labor Markets and Welfare States in the United States and Sweden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142976
eISBN:
9780199872190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142977.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter begins the historical analysis of welfare state development by tracing the origins of American segmentalism, a pattern of labor market control marked by decentralized industrial ... More


Coping With Permanent Austerity Welfare State Restructuring in Affluent Democracies

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:
10.1093/0198297564.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This concluding chapter argues that the contemporary politics of the welfare state takes shape against a backdrop of both intense pressures for austerity and enduring popularity. In this context, ... More


Comparative Welfare Regimes Re‐Examined

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198742005
eISBN:
9780191599163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198742002.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The first part re‐examines the three worlds’ typology of welfare capitalism: the liberal welfare regime, the social democratic welfare regime, and the conservative welfare regime. A summary overview ... More


Employers Unite: Swedish Solidarism in the Making

Peter A. Swenson

in Capitalists against Markets: The Making of Labor Markets and Welfare States in the United States and Sweden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142976
eISBN:
9780199872190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142977.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter turns to the dramatically different turn of events in early 20th century. Sweden, where highly centralized collective bargaining took hold, largely at the behest of employers, ... More


Egalitarian Employers: Behind Swedish Wage Equality

Peter A. Swenson

in Capitalists against Markets: The Making of Labor Markets and Welfare States in the United States and Sweden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142976
eISBN:
9780199872190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142977.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter wraps up the analysis of solidarism's development through the 1950s with historical evidence showing how employers strongly favored continued wage compression, a fact that thoroughly ... More


Converging Worlds of Welfare?: British and German Social Policy in the 21st Century

Jochen Clasen (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199584499
eISBN:
9780191728792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584499.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book compares attitudes towards public and private welfare as well as developments in three social policy domains in the United Kingdom and Germany since the 1990s. Focusing on aspects such as ... More


The right to welfare

Robert Pinker

in Social Policy and Welfare Pluralism: Selected Writings of Robert Pinker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447323556
eISBN:
9781447323570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323556.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In this chapter, Robert Pinker discusses T.H. Marshall's concern with welfare pluralism, his study of citizenship and welfare, and his contribution to the development of social policy and ... More


The welfare modelling business in the east asian welfare state debate

Gyu-Jin Hwang

in Social policy review 27: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2015

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447322771
eISBN:
9781447322795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322771.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the influence of Esping-Andersen’s work in comparative analyses of the welfare state in East Asia. On the one hand, it has led to an enormous increase of social scientific ... More


Collective Representation and Participation

Trevor Colling, Paddy Gunnigle, Javier Quintanilla, and Anne Tempel

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter analyses policies on collective representation and participation in the case study companies. It argues that a marked preference for non-union approaches is a significant feature of US ... More


Property-Owning Democracy and the Difference Principle

Samuel Freeman

in Liberalism and Distributive Justice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190699260
eISBN:
9780190699291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699260.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses John Rawls’s conception of property-owning democracy and how it is related to his difference principle. Rawls says that the main problem of distributive justice is the choice ... More


The Age of Thomas Mitten

James Wolfinger

in Running the Rails: Capital and Labor in the Philadelphia Transit Industry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702402
eISBN:
9781501704239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702402.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the age of Thomas Mitten, one of the nation's most famous transportation company managers and a key figure in the development of company unions and welfare capitalism. It ... More


‘The pleasant manufactory’

Helena Chance

in The Factory in a Garden: A History of Corporate Landscapes from the Industrial to the Digital Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993009
eISBN:
9781526124043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993009.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

From the early years of the factory system in the late eighteenth century, when paternalistic industrialists built their works in rural landscapes or as part of a model industrial village or town, ... More


Labor-Management Relations

Edith Sparks

in Boss Lady: How Three Women Entrepreneurs Built Successful Big Businesses in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633022
eISBN:
9781469633046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633022.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The experiences of Lewis, Beech and Rudkin reveal that these female business leaders did not behave as champions of employees or women as feminists then and now might have hoped. Instead, they acted ... More


Running the Rails: Capital and Labor in the Philadelphia Transit Industry

James Wolfinger

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702402
eISBN:
9781501704239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702402.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Philadelphia exploded in violence in 1910. The general strike that year was a notable point, but not a unique one, in a generations-long history of conflict between the workers and management at one ... More


Introduction

Helena Chance

in The Factory in a Garden: A History of Corporate Landscapes from the Industrial to the Digital Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993009
eISBN:
9781526124043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993009.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book presents a history of the factory gardens and parks movement in Britain and the United States, from its origins in the early Industrial Revolution, to its zenith in the years preceding the ... More


A Liberal-Republican Economic System

Alan Thomas

in Republic of Equals: Predistribution and Property-Owning Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190602116
eISBN:
9780190602130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190602116.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter presents the history of the ideal of a property-owning democracy. It opens by justifying this tradition’s focus on capital, before examining the internally complex history of the ideal. ... More


The Uses of Affordable Social Investment

Anton Hemerijck

in The Uses of Social Investment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198790488
eISBN:
9780191831744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790488.003.0035
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The final chapter concludes with five contemporary ‘uses’ of social investment, in full recognition of limits underscored by critics. The first ‘use’ of social investment therefore concerns its ... More


R. G. LeTourneau’s Prosperity Gospel

Sarah Ruth Hammond

Darren Dochuk (ed.)

in God's Businessmen: Entrepreneurial Evangelicals in Depression and War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226509778
eISBN:
9780226509808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509808.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter assesses the life and career of R.G. LeTourneau, a manufacturer of large earth-moving equipment who dedicated his labor and profits to his own philanthropy and evangelical ministry. “God ... More


Three Forms of Republican Egalitarianism

Alan Thomas

in Republic of Equals: Predistribution and Property-Owning Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190602116
eISBN:
9780190602130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190602116.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter compares and contrasts three republican strategies for implementing egalitarianism. Cass Sunstein and Frank Michelman’s juridical republicanism, in the case of the United States, seeks ... More


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