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The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
The Rise of the Regulatory Welfare State: The Use and Abuse of Social Regulation

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September 2020 | SAGE Publications, Inc
This volume of The ANNALS explores the expansion of regulation in the welfare state and in social policy. Considering such crises as climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic, it argues that policy-makers have turned increasingly to regulatory measures to promote welfare norms and outcomes. As a result, the regulatory welfare state is reemerging.

Written by experts on regulation and governance in the context of social welfare, this volume’s papers challenge the welfare
state vs. regulatory state dichotomy and address a broad range of welfare state domains from multiple perspectives. Further, they demonstrate the reassertion of regulation and welfare in not only common policies and grand designs but also the structure and expansion of the state itself.

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Paperback: $41.00, Sale Price $32.80, ISBN: 9781071840719
Hardcover: $58.00, Sale Price $46.40, ISBN: 9781071840733

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Avishai Benish and David Levi-Faur
The Reassertion of the Regulatory Welfare State: A Preface
Avishai Benish and David Levi-Faur
The Expansion of Regulation in Welfare Governance
John Braithwaite
Meta Governance of Path Dependencies: Regulation, Welfare, Markets
Hanan Haber
The political economy of regulating for welfare: regulation preventing loss of access to basic services in the UK, Sweden the EU and Israel
Miriam Hartlapp
Measuring and comparing the regulatory welfare state: Social objectives in public procurement
Caroline de la Porte, Trine Larsen and Dorota Szelewa
The work-life balance directive: Towards a gender equalizing EU regulatory welfare state? Denmark and Poland compared
Philipp Trein
Bossing or Protecting? The Integration of Social Regulation into the Welfare State
Wei Li and Bao Yang
Politics, Markets and Modes of Contract Governance: Regulating Social Services in Shanghai and Chongqing, China
Tanja Klenk
Views from Below: Inspectors Coping with Hybrid Accountabilities
Lihi Lahat
Changing expectations? The change in the role of the Welfare Ministry in the regulation of personal social services
Renate Reiter
The Quest for Service Quality as a Driver of the Regulatory Welfare State? Quality Policy for Health Services in Germany and France
Lilach Litor, Gila Menahem, and Hadara Bar-Mor
The rise of the regulatory constitutional welfare state, publicization and constitutional social rights: The case of Israel and Britain
Linda Voigt and Reimut Zohlnhöfer
Quiet Politics of Employment Protection Legislation? Partisan politics, electoral competition and the regulatory welfare state
Isik D. Özel and Salvador Parrado
Varieties of Regulatory Welfare Regimes in Middle-Income Countries: A Comparative Analysis of Brazil, Mexico and Turkey
John Lapidus
Indirect and invisible regulations set in stone: A driving force behind the rise of private health insurance in Sweden
Sora Lee and Valerie Braithwaite
Missing in Action: Bridging capital and cross-boundary discourse
Tobias Schulze-Cleven
Organizing Competition: Regulatory Welfare States in Higher Education
Avishai Benish
The Logics of Hybrid Accountability: When State, Market and Professionalism Interact

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