Selected Works of Michael Wallerstein: The Political Economy of Inequality, Unions, and Social Democracy

Selected Works of Michael Wallerstein: The Political Economy of Inequality, Unions, and Social Democracy

by David Austen-Smith
     
 

Collects Michael Wallerstein's most important and influential contributions to research on issues of inequality, redistribution, and wage-determination.See more details below

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Collects Michael Wallerstein's most important and influential contributions to research on issues of inequality, redistribution, and wage-determination.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521714853
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/17/2008
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

1. General introduction Adam Przeworski and Jeffrey Frieden; Part I. Class Conflict, the State, and Economic Limits to Democracy: 2. Introduction Adam Przeworski; 3. The structure of class conflict in democratic capitalist societies Michael Wallerstein and Adam Przeworski; 4. Structural dependence of the state on capital Michael Wallerstein and Adam Przeworski; 5. Capital taxation with open borders Michael Wallerstein and Adam Przeworski; Part II. The Politics of Labor Organizations: 6. Introduction Miriam Golden; 7. Union organization in advanced industrial democracies Michael Wallerstein; 8. Centralized bargaining and wage restraint Michael Wallerstein; 9. Trade union organization and industrial relations in the postwar era in 12 countries Michael Wallerstein, Miriam Golden, and Peter Lange; 10. Unions in decline? What has changed and why Michael Wallerstein and Bruce Western; Part III. Inequality and Redistribution: 11. Introduction David Austen-Smith; 12. Wage-setting institutions and pay inequality in advanced industrial societies Michael Wallerstein; 13. Inequality, social insurance and redistribution Michael Wallerstein and Karl Ove Moene; 14. Redistribution and affirmative action Michael Wallerstein and David Austen-Smith; Part IV. Labor and the Nordic Model of Social Democracy: 15. Introduction Karl Ove Moene; 16. How social democracy worked Michael Wallerstein and Karl Ove Moene; 17. Earnings inequality and welfare spending: a disaggregated analysis Michael Wallerstein and Karl Ove Moene; 18. Social democracy as a development strategy Michael Wallerstein and Karl Ove Moene.

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