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Analysing social policy concepts and language : comparative and transnational perspectives, edited by Daniel Béland and Klaus Petersen

Label
Analysing social policy concepts and language : comparative and transnational perspectives
Title
Analysing social policy concepts and language
Title remainder
comparative and transnational perspectives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Daniel Béland and Klaus Petersen
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Where do concepts such as "welfare state" and "social security" come from and how does their meaning changed over time. This edited collection, written by a cross-disciplinary group of leading social policy researchers, analyses the concepts and language used to make sense of contemporary social policy
Dewey number
363.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1965-
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  • Béland, Daniel
  • Petersen, Klaus
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  • Social policy
  • Social planning
  • Multiculturalism
  • Economic policy
Label
Analysing social policy concepts and language : comparative and transnational perspectives, edited by Daniel Béland and Klaus Petersen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Cutting the long 20th century short: in search of the 'win-win' society
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • ANALYSING SOCIAL POLICY CONCEPTS AND LANGUAGE; Contents; List of figures and tables; List of figures; List of tables; Acknowledgements; Notes on contributors; Introduction: social policy concepts and language; Exploring social policy language and concepts; Analytical considerations; Case selection and chapter outline; 1. Social policy language in Denmark and Sweden; Answers to the workers' question; The sociopolitical language of the nation-state 1920-45; The 'welfare state' 1940s-1970s; Towards a new welfare state language; Conclusion
  • 2. The changing language of social policy in Hungary and PolandFrom the late 19th century to the end of the Second World War; State socialism; Capitalist democracy after 1989; Conclusion; 3. Languages of 'social policy' at 'the EU level'; 'Social policy' at 'the EU level': linking two problematic notions with one another; The production and circulation of social policy languages in EU public forums; Ideas and cognitive and normative frameworks; Forums and arenas; The mélange des genres; English as the lingua franca of social science
  • Social policy forums and language at the EU level: three illustrationsConclusion; 4. The OECD's search for a new social policy language: from welfare state to active society; From 'quality of life' to 'welfare state in crisis'; From welfare society to active society; Conclusion; 5. The discursive power of international organisations: social policy language and concepts in the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund; Discursive power of international organisations; Development as a technological and modernisation issue; Development as a political priority
  • Development as a holistic approachA critical assessment: social policy in word and deed; 6. Original and imitated or elusive and limited? Towards a genealogy of the welfare state idea in Britain; The emergence of the welfare state concept in Britain before 1945; British State social reform from the mid-1940s; Conclusion; 7. Social policy concepts and language in France; Social security; État-providence; Solidarity; Social exclusion; Conclusion; 8. The language of social politics in Finland; Society as a temporalised concept; The state called society; Society and economy
  • Social policy and societal policyWelfare state; Welfare state and welfare society; 9. Germany: constructing the 'win-win' society; Ending class conflict (as we know it): a brief history of conceptual regimes; The prewar regime: setting the tone -- social policy as political mediation; The interwar regime: losing ground -- the welfare state as a political battlefield; The post-war regime: flying high -- social partnership as a political philosophy; The post-unification regime: playing by the rules -- social policies for the active society
Control code
ocn881416197
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 345 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781447306450
Note
Oxford University Press
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)881416197
Label
Analysing social policy concepts and language : comparative and transnational perspectives, edited by Daniel Béland and Klaus Petersen
Publication
Note
Cutting the long 20th century short: in search of the 'win-win' society
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • ANALYSING SOCIAL POLICY CONCEPTS AND LANGUAGE; Contents; List of figures and tables; List of figures; List of tables; Acknowledgements; Notes on contributors; Introduction: social policy concepts and language; Exploring social policy language and concepts; Analytical considerations; Case selection and chapter outline; 1. Social policy language in Denmark and Sweden; Answers to the workers' question; The sociopolitical language of the nation-state 1920-45; The 'welfare state' 1940s-1970s; Towards a new welfare state language; Conclusion
  • 2. The changing language of social policy in Hungary and PolandFrom the late 19th century to the end of the Second World War; State socialism; Capitalist democracy after 1989; Conclusion; 3. Languages of 'social policy' at 'the EU level'; 'Social policy' at 'the EU level': linking two problematic notions with one another; The production and circulation of social policy languages in EU public forums; Ideas and cognitive and normative frameworks; Forums and arenas; The mélange des genres; English as the lingua franca of social science
  • Social policy forums and language at the EU level: three illustrationsConclusion; 4. The OECD's search for a new social policy language: from welfare state to active society; From 'quality of life' to 'welfare state in crisis'; From welfare society to active society; Conclusion; 5. The discursive power of international organisations: social policy language and concepts in the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund; Discursive power of international organisations; Development as a technological and modernisation issue; Development as a political priority
  • Development as a holistic approachA critical assessment: social policy in word and deed; 6. Original and imitated or elusive and limited? Towards a genealogy of the welfare state idea in Britain; The emergence of the welfare state concept in Britain before 1945; British State social reform from the mid-1940s; Conclusion; 7. Social policy concepts and language in France; Social security; État-providence; Solidarity; Social exclusion; Conclusion; 8. The language of social politics in Finland; Society as a temporalised concept; The state called society; Society and economy
  • Social policy and societal policyWelfare state; Welfare state and welfare society; 9. Germany: constructing the 'win-win' society; Ending class conflict (as we know it): a brief history of conceptual regimes; The prewar regime: setting the tone -- social policy as political mediation; The interwar regime: losing ground -- the welfare state as a political battlefield; The post-war regime: flying high -- social partnership as a political philosophy; The post-unification regime: playing by the rules -- social policies for the active society
Control code
ocn881416197
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 345 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781447306450
Note
Oxford University Press
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)881416197

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