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Policy Concertation and Social Partnership in Western Europe

Lessons for the Twenty-first Century
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ISBN-13:
9781782389842
Einband:
Web PDF
Seiten:
400
Autor:
Stefan Berger
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Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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Policy concertation - the determination of public policy by means of agreements struck between governments, employers and trade unions - continues to thrive in Western Europe despite the impact of liberalizing trends that were expected to lead to its demise.

This volume brings together a team of 23 experts with the aim to undertake paired historical and political studies of policy concertation in ten West European countries, which were then subjected to systematic comparative analysis. It shows that overall the incidence of broad policy concertation in Western Europe can be explained by the changing configurations of just three variables.

Introduction: The Strange Persistence of Policy Concertation
Hugh Compston


PART I: COUNTRY STUDIES


Chapter 1. Austria in Historical Perspective: From Civil War to Social Partnership
Jill Lewis


Chapter 2. Austria in the 1990s: The Routine of Social Partnership in Question?
Emmerich Tálos and Bernhard Kittel


Chapter 3. Britain in Historical Perspective: From War Concertation to the Destruction of the Social Contract
Chris Williams


Chapter 4. Britain in the 1990s: The Absence of Policy Concertation
Peter Dorey


Chapter 5. Denmark in Historical Perspective: Towards Conflict-Based Consensus
Carsten Strøby Jensen


Chapter 6. Denmark in the 1990s: Status Quo or a More Self-Confident State?
Mikkel Mailand


Chapter 7. France in Historical Perspective: The Impossibility of Partnership
Susan Milner


Chapter 8. France in the 1990s: Struggling with the Weight of History
Nick Parsons


Chapter 9. Germany in Historical Perspective: The Gap Between Theory and Practice
Stefan Berger


Chapter 10. Germany in the 1990s: The Impact of Reunification
Jeremy Leaman


Chapter 11. Ireland in Historical Perspective: The Legacies of Colonialism – Edging Towards Policy Concertation
Emmet O'Connor


Chapter 12. Ireland in the 1990s: Policy Concertation Triumphant
Rory O'Donnell and Damian Thomas


Chapter 13. Italy in Historical Perspective: The Legacies of Fascism and Anti-Fascism
Gino Bedani


Chapter 14. Italy in the 1990s: Policy Concertation Resurgent
Bruce Haddock


Chapter 15. The Netherlands in Historical Perspective: The Rise and Fall of Dutch Policy Concertation
Anton Hemerijck


Chapter 16. The Netherlands in the 1990s: Towards 'Flexible Corporatism' in the Polder Model
Hans Slomp


Chapter 17. Spain in Historical Perspective: Fascist Corporatism and Social Pacts
Robert A. Robinson


Chapter 18. Spain in the 1990s: Strategic Concertation
Miguel Martínez Lucio


Chapter 19. Sweden in Historical Perspective: The Rise and Fall of the Swedish Model
James Fulcher


Chapter 20. Sweden in the 1990s: The Demise of Policy Concertation and Social Partnership and Its Sudden Reappearance in 1998
Victor A. Pestoff


PART II: COMPARISONS AND CONCLUSIONS


Chapter 21. The Politics of Policy Concertation in the 1990s: The Role of Ideas
Hugh Compston


Chapter 22. Social Partnership 1880–1989: The Deep Historical Roots of Diverse Strategies
Stefan Berger


Chapter 23. Policy Concertation in Western Europe: A Configurational Approach
Hugh Compston


Notes on Contributors
Bibliography
Index