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Title: Welfare state and capitalist crisis
Contributor(s): Lloyd, Christopher  (author)
Publication Date: 2013
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/14275
Abstract: Four main tendencies or transformations, running to some extent counter to each other, have been evident throughout the crisis of Western capitalism since 2008 and which have roots from well before the crash. Do they together point to something fundamental about the trajectory of the world political economy today and into the future, with profound consequences for Western welfare states? More particularly, has the Western welfare/developmental state model been wounded fatally by the crisis and by the deeper instabilities that the crisis revealed? The answer depends on the nature of the crisis and on the deeper tendencies within the West and within capitalism as a wider world of structural tendencies.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: Retrenchment or renewal? Welfare states in times of economic crisis, p. 48-66
Publisher: Nordic Centre of Excellence - NordWel
Place of Publication: Helsinki, Finland
ISBN: 9789521086755
9789521089831
Field of Research (FOR): 160603 Comparative Government and Politics
160609 Political Theory and Political Philosophy
160805 Social Change
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
940203 Political Systems
HERDC Category Description: B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book
Other Links: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/42195
Series Name: NordWel Studies in Historical Welfare State Research
Series Number : 6
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