Brotherhood of St Laurence

The welfare state : a reader. /

By: Pierson, Christopher (ed.)
Contributor(s): Castles, Francis G. (ed.)
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. Polity Press 2000Description: xi, 403 p. ; ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 075622526Subject(s): Welfare State | Social Policy | Social Justice | Poverty | Right And Left (political Science) | Feminism | Social Welfare Cross-cultural Studies | Competition, International | Environmental Impact | Social Stratification | Capitalism | Global Economy | Social Change | DemographyDDC classification: 361.65 WEL
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Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents: I. Approaches to welfare. The first welfare state? / Thomas Paine -- 'Classical'. The welfare state in historical perspective / Asa Briggs -- Citizenship and social class / T. H. Marshall -- Universalism versus selection / Richard Titmuss -- Perspectives on the Left. What is social justice? / Commission on Social Justice -- The fiscal crisis of the state / James O'Connor -- Some contradictions of the modern welfare state / Claus Offe -- The power resources model / Walter Korpi -- Responses from the Right. The meaning of the welfare state / Friedrich von Hayek -- The two wars against poverty / Charles Murray -- The new politics of the new poverty / Lawrence M. Mead -- Feminism. Feminism and social policy / Mary McIntosh -- The patriarchal welfare state / Carole Pateman -- II. Debates and Issues. Welfare regimes. Three worlds of welfare capitalism / Gosta Esping-Andersen -- The real worlds of welfare capitalism / Robert E. Goodin, Bruce Headey, Ruud Muffels and Henk-Jan Dirven -- A European welfare state? Towards a European welfare state? / Stephan Leibfried -- Is the European social model fragmenting? / John Grahl and Paul Teague -- Competitiveness and globalization [globalisation] challenges for the welfare state. Social welfare and competitiveness / Ian Gough -- Negative integration: states and the loss of boundary control / Fritz Scharpf -- Challenges to welfare: external constraints / Martin Rhodes -- National economic governance / Paul Hirst and Grahame Thompson -- Demographic and social change. Social security around the world / Estelle James -- On averting the age old crisis / R. Beattie and W. McGillivray -- Intergenerational conflict and the welfare state: American and British perspectives / Chris Phillipson -- Political challenges to the welfare state. The new politics of the welfare state / Paul Pierson -- Welfare state retrenchment revisited / Richard Clayton and Jonas Pontusson -- III. The futures of welfare. High-risk strategy / Will Hutton -- The implications of ecological thought for social welfare / Tony Fitzpatrick -- Basic income and the two dilemmas of the welfare state / Philippe van Parijs -- The welfare state and postmodernity / Kirk Mann -- Positive welfare / Anthony Giddens

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