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Politics, regulation, and the modern welfare state

by Jacob Torfing

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Published by Macmillan Press in Houndmills, Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Welfare state.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-293) and index.

    StatementJacob Torfing.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC479 .T66 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 300 p. :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18349213M
    ISBN 100333659570

    The welfare state in Canada is a multi-billion dollar system of government programs — many introduced in the s — that transfer money and services to Canadians to deal with an array of needs including but not limited to poverty, homelessness, unemployment, immigration, aging, illness, workplace injury, disability, and the needs of children, women, gay, lesbian, and transgender people. As a political system, the EU could therefore develop into a regulatory state but not into an interventionist welfare state. Regulation as governance In the context of economic globalization, regulatory studies moved away from focusing on independent agencies and governmental control of .

    Welfare State Regimes and the Political Economy of Health. health and increasingly in modern capitalism, overview of the political economy of the welfare state is that welfare states, and.   "Immigration and the Nordic Welfare State Model." Accessed April 5, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy. "The Nordic Model: Embracing Globalization and Sharing Risk," Pages Author: James Mcwhinney.

      The contemporary politics of the welfare state takes shape against a backdrop of both intense pressures for austerity and enduring popularity. Thus in most of the affluent democracies, the politics of social policy centre on the renegotiation, restructuring, and modernization of the post-war social contract rather than its dismantling.4/5(1). welfare state 9 Political culture and Social Democratic administration modern welfare state'. Studies in Political Economy for 'The separation of form and that is, the regulation of the processes of socialization and capital.


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Introduction This book presents an alternative theoretical approach to the study of the transformation of the modern welfare state. It draws upon the undogmatic Marxism of Gramsci in order to deconstruct the Marxist tradition and develop a general theory of capitalist regulation which emphasizes the primacy of the political.

About this book This book presents an alternative theoretical approach to the study of the transformation of the modern welfare state. It draws upon the undogmatic Marxism of Gramsci in order to deconstruct the Marxist tradition and develop a general theory of capitalist regulation which emphasizes the primacy of the political.

Politics, regulation and the modern welfare state. [Jacob Torfing] -- This book presents an alternative theoretical approach to the study of the transformation of the modern welfare state. It draws upon the undogmatic Marxism of Gramsci in order to deconstruct the.

Politics, regulation and the modern welfare state. [Jacob Torfing] -- This text provides an incisive account of the Danish welfare regime and adds rich empirical detail to this important theoretical re-interpretatation of the Keynesian welfare model.

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The Politics of the Welfare State: Canada, Sweden, and the United States Paperback – March 1, by Gregg Olsen (Author)Cited by: In The People's Welfare, William Novak refutes this vision of a stateless past by documenting America's long history of government regulation in the areas of public safety, political economy, public property, morality, and public health.

Challenging the myth of American individualism, Novak recovers a distinctive nineteenth-century commitment to shared obligations and public duties in a well-regulated by: Modern social welfare measures may include any of the following: the care of destitute adults; the treatment of the mentally ill; the rehabilitation of criminals; the care of destitute, neglected, and delinquent children; the care and relief of the sick or handicapped; the care and relief of needy families; and supervisory, educational, and constructive activity, especially for the young.

The final section of the book examines the political sources of the current crisis of social policy, and the prospects for a resolution of the crisis of the welfare t-provoking and accessible, the second edition of this successful text will be invaluable reading not only for students of British politics and social policy, but also Format: Paperback.

The rise of data and the death of politics The true politics of algorithmic regulation become visible once its logic is applied to the social nets of the welfare state.

Stability was a. The Welfare State Reader has rapidly established itself as vital source of outstanding original research. In the second edition of this highly respected reader, Pierson and Castles have comprehensively overhauled the content, bringing it wholly up-to-date with contemporary discussions about this most crucial area of social and political life.

This book introduces a unique, new dataset on welfare state reforms in the UK, Denmark, Finland, France and Germany from to Using a variety of welfare state types in Europe, the authors have systematically investigated core questions that have preoccupied the welfare state literature at.

The book’s analytic framework is explicitly interdisciplinary - combining original studies by leading China scholars in history, economics, politics, and sociology.’ ‘This volume takes on the timely issue of the nature of China's state capitalism and traces the state's role across a wide range of policy arenas from the welfare state to.

Modern Political Philosophy book. Modern Political Philosophy. The New Liberalism and the Foundations of the Welfare State. compelling adherence to regulations regarding the health and safety of workers, regulating emigration, controlling pollution, and providing for the care of the poor.

In "From Freedom to Bondage," an essay published. The book will appeal to those interested in the politics of neo-conservatism as well as those concerned about the development of the modern welfare state. It will attract readers in the fields of comparative politics, public policy, and political by: This chapter describes the penal-welfare structure, formed by combining the liberal legalism of due process and proportionate punishment with a correctionalist commitment to rehabilitation, welfare, and criminological expertise.

By the s, in both the USA and the UK, penal-welfarism commanded the assent, or at least the compliance, of all the key groups involved in criminal justice — and.

Welfare State Politics in Industrial Societies: The Political Regulation of Large Economic Forces The first generation of welfare state studies typically turned to theories of industrialism to account for the common trajectory of rising welfare state expenditures throughout the.

Most political systems are a mixture of these types. 4 The United States comprises more a libertarian system, but increasingly is oriented in the totalitarian direction as the modern welfare state and the political elites, with their mixed present and future goals, intervene in the activities of all groups.

England, in which loss of group. Perhaps the most dangerous impact of neoliberalism is not the economic crises it has caused, but the political crisis. As the domain of the state is reduced, our ability to change the course of our lives through voting also contracts.

Instead, neoliberal theory asserts, people can exercise choice through spending. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. This section provides one definition of the welfare state from the many available, outlines the basic concepts of the social division of wel- book was an attempt to outline a political economy of wel- neo-Marxist approach to explain the variety and complexity of welfare policies within modern Size: KB.Welfare policies help those in economic need.

These programs are also known as public basic method of distributing public assistance funds is via income transfer: The government takes money from wealthier citizens through taxes, then gives some of that money to citizens with low or no income.

Welfare State: The welfare state refers to a type of governing in which the national government plays a key role in the protection and promotion of the economic and social well-being of Author: Will Kenton.