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Analysing social policy concepts and language : comparative and transnational perspectives

Author: Daniel Béland; Klaus Petersen
Publisher: Bristol ; Chicago Policy Press 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Where do concepts such as "welfare state" and "social security" come from and how has their meaning changed over time?. This edited collection, written by a cross-disciplinary group of leading social  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Béland; Klaus Petersen
ISBN: 9781447306436 1447306430
OCLC Number: 1098192999
Description: xiv, 327 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: Introduction: Social Policy Concepts and Language ~ Daniel Beland and Klaus Petersen;Social Policy Language in Denmark and Sweden ~ Nils Edling, Jorn Henrik Petersen & Klaus Petersen;The Changing Language of Social Policy in Hungary and Poland ~ Zsofia Aczel, Dorota Szelewa & Dorottya Szikra;Languages of "Social Policy" at "the EU level" ~ Jean-Claude Barbier;The OECD's Search for a New Social Policy Language: From Welfare State to Active Society ~ Rianne Mahon;The Discursive Power of International Organisations: Social Policy Language and Concepts in the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund ~ Antje Vetterlein;Original and Imitated or Elusive and Limited? Towards a Genealogy of the Welfare State Idea in Britain ~ Daniel Wincott;Social Policy Concepts and Language in France ~ Daniel Beland;The Language of Social Politics in Finland ~ Pauli Kettunen;Germany: Constructing the 'Win-Win' Society ~ Stephan Lessenich;Conceptual Development of Welfare and Social Policy in Japan ~ Toshimitsu Shinkawa and Yuki Tsuji;Transition to the 'Universal' Welfare State: The Changing Meaning of "Welfare State" in Korea ~ Huck-ju Kwon;The Dutch "Caring State" ~ Kees van Kersbergen and Jaap Woldendorp;Panacea, Problem or Perish: Social Policy Language in New Zealand ~ Neil Lunt;Evolving Social Policy Languages in Spain: What did Democracy and EU Membership Change? ~ Ana M. Guillen & David Luque;Social Policy Language in the United States ~ Jennifer Klein, Daniel Beland & Klaus Petersen;Conclusion: Comparative Perspectives on Social Policy Language ~ Klaus Petersen & Daniel Beland.
Responsibility: Edited by Daniel Béland and Klaus Petersen.


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