Liberalism and the Welfare State: Economists and arguments for the welfare state

Roger Backhouse (Editor), Tamotsu Nishizawa (Editor), Bradley Bateman (Editor), Dieter Plehwe (Editor)

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Abstract

This book traces the attitudes of liberal and neoliberal economists towards the welfare state in three countries--Britain, Germany and Japan. It reveals a complex picture with liberal economists having been involved both in the establishment of the welfare state and in recent attempts to undermine it.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Print)9780190676681
Publication statusPublished - 7 Sep 2017

Keywords

  • economics
  • welfare state
  • liberalism
  • neoliberalism
  • Japan
  • United Kingdom
  • Germany

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • Political Science and International Relations

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