Welfare and Work in the Open Economy
Diverse Responses to Common Challenges in Twelve Countries From Vulnerability to Competitivesness in Comparative Perspective Volume 1
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Welfare and Work in the Open Economy by Fritz W. Scharpf
Book DescriptionIn this ground-breaking, two-volume study of the adjustment of advanced welfare states to international economic pressures, leading scholars detail the wide variety of responses in twelve countries. Rejecting any notion of convergence to some kind of neo-liberal orthodoxy, they find that most countries have remained true to the basic features of their postwar model as they have liberalized. Moreover, within different welfare-state constellations, while some countries are still struggling to adjust, others have reached a new sustainable equilibrium. Volume I presents comparative analyses of differences in countries' vulnerabilities and capabilities, the effectiveness of their policy responses, and the role of values and discourse in the politics of adjustment. Volume II presents in-depth analyses of the experiences of Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom as well as special studies in the participation of women in the labour market, early retirement, the liberalization of public services, and international tax competition.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199240883
(235mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 23-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Fritz W. Scharpf
Community and Autonomy, Paperback (July 2010)
Since the mid-1980s, Fritz W Scharpf has been investigating the evolution of the multilevel European polity and its impact on the effectiveness and legitimacy of democratic government in Europe. This title collects Scharpf's nearly two decades of research on government in Europe.
Welfare and Work in the Open Economy, Hardback (November 2000)
A study of the adjustment of advanced welfare states to international economic pressures that details the variety of responses in 12 countries. Volume I presents comparative analyses. Volume II presents in-depth analyses of each of the 12.
Governing in Europe, Hardback (March 1999)
This text explores strategies at the national level that could succeed in maintaining welfare state goals even under conditions of international economic competition. It discusses the conditions under which European policy could play a protective and enabling role with regard to these solutions.
Governance in the European Union, Paperback (May 1996)» View all books by Fritz W. Scharpf
This work analyzes the state in terms of its component parts and shows the interaction of subnational, national and supernational actors in the emerging European polity. This approach offers a view through which to assess the future course of European integration.
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