Journals Higher Education



Published: 11 November 2010

192 Pages | 7 Tables, black & white, 4 Maps, 27 Line drawings, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719081101

Bookseller Code (06)


Globalisation, Integration and the Future of European Welfare States

Theodora-Ismene Gizelis

Published by Manchester University Press

Europe in Change MUP

  • Provides a unique theoretical contribution to the study of welfare spending in the context of globalisation and integration One of the first books to look at the mutual relationship between state capacity and welfare institutions in meeting modern challenges in the area of welfare Analyses the key politial rationale for welfare programmes, namely their role in preserving social cohesion and governance Demonstrates clearly that welfare policies can be successfully adopted to meet new challenges and that retrenchment of the welfare state is not inevitable, using Scandinavia as a leading example of modern thinking policies