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A Race to the Bottom?

Francis G. Castles

in The Future of the Welfare State: Crisis Myths and Crisis Realities

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199270170
eISBN:
9780191601514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270171.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on the argument that recent years have seen a ‘race to the bottom’ in social spending. Using comparative data from 21 OECD countries, it shows that social spending has been ... More


A European Welfare State Convergence?

Francis G. Castles

in The Future of the Welfare State: Crisis Myths and Crisis Realities

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199270170
eISBN:
9780191601514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270171.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Seeks to explore the notion that European welfare states have been becoming more alike in recent years, with a view to establishing the reality or otherwise of the notion of a distinct ‘European ... More


The First Intentional Legacy: Qatar

Andrew Spalding

in A New Megasport Legacy: Host-Country Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Reforms

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197503614
eISBN:
9780197503645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197503614.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Qatar’s unexpected winning of the rights to host the 2022 FIFA Men’s World Cup has produced an equally unexpected result: the first intentional and proactive megasport human rights legacy. Though ... More


Introduction to the Debate Over Alternatives to the Current Disability Standard and Program

Jon C. Dubin

in Social Security Disability Law and the American Labor Market

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479811014
eISBN:
9781479811045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811014.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

Chapter 11 evaluate the literature and policy studies and resulting proposals, including one from the former Deputy Commissioner for Disability Policy Marc Warshawsky, to alter the SSA disability ... More


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