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Published: 17 July 2018

496 Pages


ISBN: 9780198779599

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Warfare and Welfare

Military Conflict and Welfare State Development in Western Countries

Edited by Herbert Obinger, Klaus Petersen, and Peter Starke

  • First systematic comparative analysis of the war-welfare nexus in affluent democracies
  • The book provides a systematic theoretical discussion of the various impacts of mass warfare on welfare state development and brings war back into comparative welfare state research
  • Compares the experience of 14 countries
  • Systematic comparative summary of the impact of war on welfare state development
  • Provides interdisciplinary perspective