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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781855213456
  • Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 12/1/1993
  • Pages: 368

Table of Contents

List of Table's and Figures
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Pt. I Economic Policy and Social Protection 1
1 Changing Course in Economic Policy: The English-Speaking Nations in the 1980s 3
2 The Politics of Price Stability: Why the German-Speaking Nations are Different 35
3 Worlds of Welfare and Families of Nations 93
Pt. II The Politics of Labour Supply 129
4 Coping with Economic Crisis: Labour Supply as a Policy Instrument 131
5 Gendered Labour Force Participation 179
Pt. III Families and Families of Nations 239
6 The Politics of Childhood: The Rights of Children in Modern Times 241
7 Why Divorce Rates Differ: Law, Religious Belief and Modernity 293
Conclusion 327
8 Beyond the Lonely Nation-State 329
Index 341
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