Readership: Scholars and students of political science and sociology, especially those interested in political economy, social policy, the welfare state, and welfare and benefit systems
Edited by Jane Lewis, Barnett Professor of Social Policy, University of Oxford, and Rebecca Surender, University Lecturer in Social Policy, University of Oxford
"...the quality of its contributions is consistently high...adds significantly to our knowledge and understanding." - Social Policy
Part 1: Policy Contexts and Concepts
1: Rebecca Surender: Modern Challenges to the Welfare State and the Antecedents of the Third Way
2: Stuart White: Welfare Philosophy and the Third Way
3: Giuliano Bonoli and Martin Powell: One Third Way or Several?
Part 2: Policy Areas, Goals, and Mechanisms
4: Janet Newman: Moderninzing the State: A New Style of Governance?
5: Jochen Clasen and Daniel Clegg: Does the Third Way Work?: The Left and Labour Market Policy Reform in Britain, France, and Germany
6: Helmut Anheier: Third Sector - Third Way: Comparative Perspectives and Policy Reflections
7: Mary Daly: Changing Conceptions of Family and Gender Relations in European Welfare States and the Third Way
Part 3: Conflicts and Challenges
8: Ruth Lister: The Third Way's Social Investment State
9: Hartley Dean: The Implications of Third Way Social Policy for Inequality, Social Cohesion, and Citizenship
10: Jane Lewis: What is New Labour? Can it Deliver on Social Policy?