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Converging Worlds of Welfare?: British and German Social Policy in the 21st Century

Jochen Clasen

Abstract

The book compares attitudes towards public and private welfare as well as developments in three social policy domains in the United Kingdom and Germany since the 1990s. Focusing on aspects such as fairness and social justice, it investigates to what extent perceptions towards the welfare state and collective forms of solidarity have changed in the context of profound social and economic change. Reviewing developments in family, pensions, and labour market policies, and taking account of both public provision as well as the role of companies, it asks whether the two countries have become more s ... More

Keywords: welfare capitalism, Germany, the United Kingdom, family policy, pension policy, occupational welfare, policy convergence

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199584499
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584499.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jochen Clasen, editor
Professor of Comparative Social Policy, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh
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