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The Welfare State as Crisis Manager

Explaining the Diversity of Policy Responses to Economic Crisis

  • Peter Starke
  • Alexandra Kaasch
  • Franca van Hooren

Part of the Transformations of the State book series (TRST)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Peter Starke, Alexandra Kaasch, Franca van Hooren
    Pages 1-11
  3. Peter Starke, Alexandra Kaasch, Franca van Hooren
    Pages 12-27
  4. Peter Starke, Alexandra Kaasch, Franca van Hooren
    Pages 28-52
  5. Peter Starke, Alexandra Kaasch, Franca van Hooren
    Pages 53-91
  6. Peter Starke, Alexandra Kaasch, Franca van Hooren
    Pages 92-123
  7. Peter Starke, Alexandra Kaasch, Franca van Hooren
    Pages 124-172
  8. Peter Starke, Alexandra Kaasch, Franca van Hooren
    Pages 173-190
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 191-240

About this book

Introduction

This book presents an in-depth analysis of social policy reactions to international economic shocks in four different welfare states, over a 40-year period. It reveals how expansion and retrenchment are shaped by domestic politics and existing welfare state institutions.

Keywords

Institution Keynes Nation neoliberalism Policy politics social policy Welfare Welfare State

Authors and affiliations

  • Peter Starke
    • 1
  • Alexandra Kaasch
    • 2
  • Franca van Hooren
    • 3
  1. 1.University of BremenGermany
  2. 2.University of SheffieldUK
  3. 3.VU University AmsterdamThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information