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Politics, regulation and the modern welfare state

Author: Jacob Torfing
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book presents an alternative theoretical approach to the study of the transformation of the modern welfare state. In so doing, it seeks to integrate French regulation theory and British state  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Torfing
ISBN: 0333659570 9780333659571 0312211821 9780312211820
OCLC Number: 39270480
Description: viii, 300 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword Introduction PART ONE: FROM THE PROBLEMS OF MARXISM TO THE PRIMACY OF POLITICS The Disappearance of Politics within Marxism Deconstructing Marxism The Primacy of Politics PART TWO: A HEGEMONY APPROACH TO CAPITALIST REGULATION Discourse Analysis Revisited Towards a Theory of Capitalist Regulation Regulation Theory and the State PART THREE: THE MODERN WELFARE STATE How Should we Analyse the Modern Welfare State? The Expansion of the Modern Welfare State The Present Crisis and Strategies for Renewal Conclusion References Index
Responsibility: Jacob Torfing.


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'An incisive account of the Danish welfare regime adds rich empirical detail to this important theoretical re-interpretation of the Keynesian welfare model.' - Bob Jessop, Professor of Sociology, Read more...

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