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A long goodbye to Bismarck?: the politics of welfare reforms in continental Europe

A long goodbye to Bismarck?: the politics of welfare reforms in continental Europe

Palier, Bruno

The best available up-to-date scholarship in comparative socio-economic research in welfare state reform

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Published Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press 2010

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Statement of responsibility: Bruno Palier, editor
ISBN: 904851245X, 9789048512454, 9789089642349
Note: Print version record.
Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-437) and index.
Language note: English.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (455 pages) : illustrations.
Other Number: 10.5117/9789089642349
Series: Changing welfare states
Subject: Society and social sciences.; Social Welfare & Social Work - General.; Social Sciences.; Economics; Bestuurskunde; Politics and government.; Economie; Public welfare.; Politicologie; Political science; POLITICAL SCIENCE Comparative Politics.; Social Welfare & Social Work.; POLITICAL SCIENCE Public Policy Social Services & Welfare.; Public welfare Europe History 20th century.; Verzorgingsstaat.; Public administration; SOCIAL SCIENCE Human Services.; Public welfare Europe History 21st century.; Europa (geografie); Economics, finance, business and management.; Hervormingen.; Europe.
Series Title: Changing welfare states.


  1. Ordering change : understanding the 'Bismarckian' welfare reform trajectory / Bruno Palier
  2. A social insurance state withers away. Welfare state reforms in germany
  3. or, Attempts to turn around in a cul-de-sac / Karl Hinrichs
  4. The dualizations of the French welfare system / Bruno Palier
  5. Continental welfare at a crossroads : the choice between activation and minimum income protection in Belgium and the Netherlands / Anton Hemerijck and Ive Marx
  6. Italy : an uncompleted departure from Bismarck / Matteo Jessoula and Tiziana Alti
  7. The politics of social security reforms in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia / Alfio Cerami
  8. Reforming Bismarckian corporatism : the changing role of social partnership in continental Europe / Bernhard Ebbinghaus
  9. Trajectories of fiscal adjustment in Bismarckian welfare systems / Philip Manow
  10. Whatever happened to the Bismarckian welfare state? From labor shedding to employment-friendly reforms / Anton Hemerijck and Werner Eichhorst
  11. The long conservative corporatist road to welfare reforms / Bruno Palier.