Discuss to what extent comparative approaches enrich the analysis of…
Discuss to what extent comparative approaches enrich the analysis of social
Over-determination (small-n, too many variables too few cases'
Typologies of Welfare States
Policy cycle - policy formulation, decision making, policy implementation, monitoring and evaluation, agenda setting.
About Political System
Governments not just 'brokers'.
Institutions shape interests, strategies and opportunities to lobby.
Role of political parties?
Institutions/POS as explanation?
Conceptualising the welfare state.
Variables Affecting the Welfare State Today
Welfare state values.
Disappearance of regime competition after cold war.
Rise of service economies.