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Published: 20 September 2007

272 Pages | numerous tables


ISBN: 9780199232017

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Reforming European Welfare States

Germany and the United Kingdom Compared

Jochen Clasen

  • Welfare state reform is currently at the top of the political agenda across Europe
  • First book-length comparison of the UK and Germany as two large, but highly distinct, European welfare states spanning a 25-year period
  • Systematic comparison of policy change in the UK and Germany across three core domains: unemployment support, public pensions, and family policy