Readership: Scholars and students of political science, especially those interested in the welfare state, social policy, public policy, and political economy.
Edited by Giuliano Bonoli, Professor of Social Policy, Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration (IDHEAP), and David Natali, Associate Professor, R. Ruffilli Faculty of Political Science In Forli', at the University of Bologna
Giuliano Bonoli holds a PhD from the University of Kent at Canterbury (UK), obtained in 1998 for a study on pension reforms in Europe. Before taking up his Chair at IDHEAP in 2005, he worked for various Universities in the UK and in Switzerland, including the University of Kent at Canterbury, the University of Bath, and the University of Fribourg. He is Professor of Social Policy at the Swiss graduate school of public administration (IDHEAP).
David Natali's work deals with the comparative analysis of social protection reforms across Europe, on the role of the European Union in the field of social protection. In 2002, he obtained a Phd in Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute of Florence. He is member of the OECD Working Party on pension markets. He is also member of the European board of ESPAnet (European Network of Social Policy Analysis). He is Associate Professor at the University of Bologna, R. Ruffilli Faculty of Political Science in Forli.
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Giuliano Bonoli, David Natali: The Politics of the 'New' Welfare States: Analysing Reforms in Western Europe
Part I: Perspectives on the New Welfare State
2: Jane Jenson: A New Politics for the Social Investment Perspective: Objectives, Instruments, and Areas of Intervention in Welfare Regimes
3: Colin Crouch, Maarten Keune: The Governance of Economic Uncertainty: Beyond the 'New Social Risks' Analysis
4: Anton Hemerijck: Stress-Testing the New Welfare State
PART II: The Theoretical Underpinnings of the New Welfare State
5: Giuliano Bonoli: Blame Avoidance and Credit Claiming Revisited
6: Silja Häusermann: The Politics of Old and New Social Policies
Part III: Trajectories of Change
7: Jochen Clasen, Daniel Clegg: Adapting Labour Market Policy to a Transformed Employment Structure: The Politics of 'Triple Integration'
8: Ingela Nauman: Childcare Politics in the 'New' Welfare State: Class, Religion and Gender in the Shaping of Political Agendas
9: Bernhard Ebbinghaus: Europe's Transformations Towards a Renewed Pension System
10: Johan Davidsson, Patrick Emmenegger: Insider-Outsider Dynamics and the Reform of Job Security Legislation
Part IV: Continent-Wide Perspectives
11: Bruno Palier: Turning Vice into Vice: How Bismarckian Welfare States Have Gone from Unsustainability to Dualisation
12: Maurizio Ferrera: The New Spatial Politics of Welfare in the EU
13: Giuliano Bonoli, David Natali: Multidimensional Transformations in the Early 21st Century Welfare States