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What constitutes a good society?

Author: Bent Greve
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan Press) ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
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"For centuries, the idea of what constitutes a good society has been contested. This book takes the debate a step further by introducing political science, sociological and economic perspectives to analyse the elements which contribute to a good society at a global and local level. It also questions what is understood by citizenship, sympathy and commitment."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bent Greve
ISBN: 0333775023 9780333775028
OCLC Number: 43894919
Description: xiii, 192 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : What constitutes a good society? / Bent Greve --
Welfare, equality and efficiency : the welfare state and the new individualism / Peter Taylor-Gooby --
Welfare, equality and efficiency : a Danish perspective / Jesper Jespersen --
Welfare, equality and efficiency / Bent Greve --
Restructuring the welfare state, re-orienting welfare strategies, re-visioning the welfare society / Bob Jessop --
From macro-economic to structural policy : new trends in economic and industrial policies in Denmark / Klaus Nielsen --
Welfare, workfare and the good society : reflections on the offensive, neo-statist workfare strategy in Denmark / Jacob Torfing --
Welfare state, citizenship and social solidarity / Thomas Boje --
Models of democratic governance in a post-liberal society / Paul Hirst --
Associative democracy : a post-liberal model of democratic government? / Eva Sørensen --
Associative values and local governments / Peter Bogason.
Responsibility: edited by Bent Greve.
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We all have an opinion as to what constitutes a good life. This book takes the arguments a step further by discussing what makes a good society from a variety of perspectives. It emphasizes the need  Read more...

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