The book asks whether political and economic interdependence in the 1980s and 1990s force polities to adopt similar institutional reforms.
Table of Contents
Preface; Introduction; Part I. The International Setting for Political Economic Strategies: 1. The global economy, 'post-Fordism,' and trade policy in advanced capitalist states Timothy McKeown; 2. The internationalization of capital Beth Simmons; 3. The making of a polity: the struggle over European integration Liesbet Hooghe and Gary Marks; Part II.The Dynamics of Domestic Political Economies: 4. Divergent production regimes: coordinated and uncoordinated market economies in the 1980s and 1990s David Soskice; 5. The political economy of Europe in an era of interdependence Peter A. Hall; 6. The welfare state in hard times Evelyne Huber, and Leonard Ray; 7. Trade Union Organization and industrial relations in the postwar era in twelve countries Miriam Golden, Michael Wallerstein, and Peter Lange; 8. Social democratic labor market institutions: a retrospective analysis Karl Ove Moene and Michael Wallerstein; 9. The declining significance of male workers: Trade Union responses to changing labor markets Jytte Klausen; Part III. Political Economy and Democratic Competition: 10. Politics without class: postindustrial cleavages in Europe and America Gøsta Epsing-Andersen; 11. European social democracy between electoral competition and political economy Herbert Kitschelt; 12. Contemporary Christian democracy and the demise of the politics of mediation Kees van Kersbergen; 13. The political economy of neoliberalism: Britain and the United States in the 1980s Desmond King and Stewart Wood; 14. Movements of the left, movements of the right: putting the mobilization of social movements into political context Hans Peter Kriesi; Conclusion: 15. Convergence and divergence in advanced capitalist democracies Herbert Kitschelt, Peter Lange, Gary Marks, and John D. Stephens.
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