The territorial politics of welfare

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  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Exploring the territorial politics of welfare / Luis Morena and Nicola McEwen -- Devolution and the preservation of the United Kingdom welfare state / Nicola McEwen and Richard Parry -- Welfare management in the German federal system : the emergence of welfare regions? / Jörg Mathias -- Territorial politics and welfare development in France / Alistair Cole -- Spain, from state welfare to regional welfare? / Raquel Gallego, Ricard Gomà, and Joan Subirats -- From the southern to the northern question : territorial and social politics in Italy / Valeria Fargion -- The preservation of social security as a national function in the Belgian federal state / Régis Dandoy and Pierre Baudewyns -- Changing political contexts in the Nordic welfare states : the central-local relationship in the 1990s and beyond / Kaisa Lähteenmäki-Smith -- Nationalism and social policy in Canada and Québec / Daniel Béland and André Lecours -- European social policies and national welfare constituencies : issues of legitimacy and public support / Steffen Mau -- Beyond national social rights? / Maurizio Ferrera