Series: West European Politics
Despite the promise of the new "Second Republic" launched in the early 1990s, Italy remains Europe’s least well-governed country. Fifteen years ago, politicians on the take and mafiosi on the make were supposedly pushed aside by a new generation of reformers and crusading magistrates. However, in...
Published October 26th 2008 by Routledge
This new book provides a systematic analysis of the changing profile of unemployment benefit systems across twelve European countries. It explores the reasons for those changes and assesses their consequences - both for the nature of the systems and for the policy outcomes in terms of unemployment...
Published December 14th 2004 by Routledge
This volume presents research on the recasting of European welfare states from the European Forum on Welfare at the European University Institute in Florence. The chapters include both comparative analyses of topical issues, and in-depth studies of changes in the major European countries....
Published May 30th 2000 by Routledge
Between Crisis and Reform
Southern European welfare states - in common with their northern counterparts - are under stress. They have become the object of studies exploring the southern "type" or "model" of welfare. This collection provides a series of both comparative and specific country analyses....
Published May 31st 1997 by Routledge