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The theory of social democracy

Author: Thomas Meyer; Lewis P Hinchman
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2007.
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"This book provides a systematic defence of social democracy for our contemporary global age. The authors argue that the claims to legitimation implicit in democratic theory can be honored only by social democracy; libertarian democracies are "defective" in failing to protect their citizens adequately against social, economic, and environmental risks that only collective action can obviate. Ultimately, social  Read more...
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Meyer, Thomas, 1943-
Theory of social democracy.
Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2007
(OCoLC)654316867
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Meyer; Lewis P Hinchman
ISBN: 9780745641126 0745641121 074564113X 9780745641133
OCLC Number: 122283497
Notes: "Abridged and adapted version of material first published in German as 'Theorie der sozialen Demokratie'"--Title page verso.
Description: vi, 279 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part 1 Political theory --
1 Social rights, risks, and obligations --
2 Regulation, participation, and actors --
Part 2 Political economy --
3 The social market economy --
4 A rights-based welfare state --
Part 3 The politics of globalization --
5 Progressive globalization --
Part 4 Cultural foundations --
6 The universalism of social democracy --
7 Cultural divergence and social citizenship --
Part 5 Theory and practice --
8 Libertarian and social democracies compared --
9 Defective and consolidated democracy --
Conclusion --
Notes --
References and bibliography --
Index.
Other Titles: Theorie der sozialen Demokratie.
Responsibility: Thomas Meyer with Lewis P. Hinchman.

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