Beyond the welfare state?: the new political economy of welfare
'Beyond the Welfare State? draws on a careful and exhaustive review of both the theoretical literature and empirical evidence on the contemporary Western welfare states and social democracy. Pierson's overview of the forces that propelled comparative welfare state development, crisis, and change is masterful, critical, and balanced.
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Political Economy and the Welfare State
Origins and Development of the Welfare State
Contradiction and Crisis in the Developed Welfare
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