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Can The Welfare State Survive

Author : Andrew Gamble
ISBN : 9780745698779
Genre : Political Science
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After the most serious economic crash since the 1930s and the slowest recovery on record, austerity rules. Spending on the welfare state did not cause the crisis, but deep cuts in welfare budgets has become the default policy response. The welfare state is seen as a burden on wealth creation which can no longer be afforded in an ever more competitive global economy. There are calls for it to be dismantled altogether. In this incisive book, leading political economist Andrew Gamble explains why western societies still need generous inclusive welfare states for all their citizens, and are rich enough to provide them. Welfare states can survive, he argues, but only if there is the political will to reform them and to fund them.

Comparative Welfare State Politics

Author : Kees van Kersbergen
ISBN : 9781107005631
Genre : Political Science
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Kees van Kersbergen and Barbara Vis explain the political opportunities and constraints of welfare state reform in advanced democracies.

Can The Welfare State Compete

Author : Ian Gough
ISBN : 9781349107162
Genre : Business & Economics
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The authors examine how the USA, Great Britain, France, Sweden and Germany have responded to the increasing challenge of international competition since the mid-1970s. Apart from in Sweden, the pursuit of competitiveness has undermined economic and social citizenship rights, and this has, in Britain and the USA, engendered an assault upon the idea of the welfare state. Solidarity and social discipline will be severely tested if the welfare state is to remain economically and politically viable in a highly competitive modern world.

Sweden And The Revival Of The Capitalist Welfare State

Author : Andreas Bergh
ISBN : 9781783473502
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book tackles a number of controversial questions regarding Swedenês economic and political development: «¾¾¾¾ How did Sweden become rich? «¾¾¾¾ How did Sweden become egalitarian? «¾¾¾¾ Why has Sweden since the early 1990s grown faster tha

National Tax Policy In Europe

Author : Krister Andersson
ISBN : 9783540707110
Genre : Business & Economics
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The book is dedicated to the question of how much room for national tax policy Member States of the European Union will be able to maintain in the future. It focuses on the possibilities Member States have and the limits they face, such as the need to finance the welfare state or limits of European and International Law. The research question is looked at from different angles. Economic as well as legal aspects are included.

The Welfare State And Its Aftermath

Author : Shmuel Noah Eisenstadt
ISBN : 038920529X
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book surveys the creation and existence of the welfare state in the developed economies, analyzes ways in which problems have emerged, and suggests possibilities for reform.

The Territorial Factor

Author : Gertjan Dijkink
ISBN : 9056291882
Genre : Political Science
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Nowadays political territoriality is profoundly put to the test by globalization, the rise of the network-society, international migration and new types of risk that state governments find hard to control. Yet, new political configurations do not invalidate the relevance of territory and territorial identity right away. Moreover, people who want to escape or forget foreign dominace still reach for the traditionally sovereign state (Eastern Europe, Asia). In this book an international group of political geographers analyse the meaning of post-modern transfromation in territoriality at different geographical scales: global, (inter) national and local. They cover such varied topics as the probability of a clash between civilizations, the rise of World-cities, the disintegration of African States, ethnic conflicts and politics in Europe, the meaning of a supranational territorial order (European Union), the end of the welfare state, nation-building and its symbols, Israeli cultural politics, urban regimes and local conflict-defense mechanisms. The perspectives put forward, match more general theoretical geography and political science and involve case studies from different parts of the World. This important new study is of immediate interest to students of all levels of politcial science, sociology, social geography, administrative science, international relations, contermpoary history, and to policy makers and politicians.

The Withering Of The Welfare State

Author : J. Connelly
ISBN : 9780230349230
Genre : Political Science
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Since the 1970s the public commitment to social solidarity between citizens through comprehensive provision of welfare has been eroded by the imperatives of international markets. In this volume the problems posed to public intervention are analyzed. The contributors compare and evaluate how different countries have dealt with these challenges.

Can The Us Survive Doomsday

Author : Freddie L. Sirmans
ISBN : 9781425745370
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Freddie L. Sirmans former education is limited to a high school grad and one semester of college. But, he is a fairly well read neurotic survivor. He has one of the deepest and penetrating economical minds there is today. He knows the US and western Europe is doomed unless they privatize out of their welfare states. The welfare state has all but destroyed western civilization. The liberals and their welfare state have destroyed our culture and any capacity to barter as a last resort to survive. A lack of true survival struggle is the main causes of liberalism.

Hitlers Volksstaat

Author : Götz Aly
ISBN : 9783104026060
Genre : History
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***Wie der einfache Deutsche vom Raubzug der Nationalsozialisten profitierte**** Götz Aly ist einer der wichtigsten und provokantesten NS-Forscher. Hier schreibt er über die hemmungslose Ausplünderung Europas durch die Nationalsozialisten - von der Millionen einfache Deutsche profitierten. Während des Zweiten Weltkrieges verwandelte die Regierung Hitler den Staat in eine Raubmaschine ohne Beispiel. Die große Mehrheit der Deutschen stellte sie mit sozialpolitischen Wohltaten, guter Versorgung und kleinen Steuergeschenken ruhig. Die Kosten dieser Gefälligkeitsdiktatur hatten Millionen von Europäern zu tragen, deren Besitz und Existenzgrundlagen enteignet wurden. Die Erlöse aus dem Verkauf von jüdischen Vermögen überall in Europa flossen in die deutsche Kriegskasse und damit auch in die Taschen der Soldaten. Lange beschwiegen, werden hier endlich die Vorteile, welche die deutsche »Volksgemeinschaft« aus den Verbrechen des Nationalsozialismus, aus dem Krieg und der Ermordung der Juden zog, schonungslos dargestellt.

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