By Christof Schiller
How will we most sensible examine modern welfare nation swap? and the way do we clarify and comprehend the politics of it? This ebook contributes to those questions either empirically and theoretically by way of targeting one of many least most likely situations for welfare kingdom transformation in Europe. It analyzes intimately how and why institutional swap has taken Germany’s welfare nation from a conservative in the direction of a brand new work-first regime.
Christof Schiller introduces a unique analytical framework to make experience of the politics of welfare country transformation through supplying the lacking hyperlink: the potential of the center govt through the years. studying the coverage making method in labour marketplace coverage within the interval among 1980 and 2010, he identifies 3 varied coverage making episodes and analyses their interplay with advancements and alterations in such coverage components as pension coverage, family members coverage, labour legislation, tax coverage and social counsel. The ebook advances present efforts geared toward conceptualizing and measuring welfare kingdom swap by way of presenting a uncomplicated conceptualization of social coverage regime switch and introduces a accomplished research of the transformation of the welfare-work nexus among 1980 and 2010 in Germany.
This e-book can be of curiosity to scholars and students of social coverage, comparative welfare country reform, welfare politics, executive, governance, public coverage, German politics, ecu politics, political financial system, sociology and history.