Think-tanks, Social Democracy and Social Policy

Hardcover | April 15, 2012

byHartwig Pautz

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An analysis of think-tanks in Britain and Germany and their role in the re-making of the British Labour party and Germany's Social Democrats as 'Third Way' parties. The part that think-tanks played in the creation of the the 'workfare state' in the 1990s and 2000s is also explored in this book.

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An analysis of think-tanks in Britain and Germany and their role in the re-making of the British Labour party and Germany's Social Democrats as 'Third Way' parties. The part that think-tanks played in the creation of the the 'workfare state' in the 1990s and 2000s is also explored in this book.

HARTWIG PAUTZ has published widely on the relationship between politics, policy and expertise. His writing has also been concerned with Social Democracy in Britain and Germany, and he is a commentator on issues surrounding German national identity.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 9.67 × 5.65 × 0.88 inPublished:April 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230292941

ISBN - 13:9780230292949

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Table of Contents

Why Study Think-tanks? An Introduction
Politics, Policy and Expertise
The Context: Welfare State Transformation
Think-tanks and Labour: the British Case (1992-2001)
Think-tanks and the SPD: the German Case (1995-2005)
Comparing the British and German Think-tank Worlds
Think-tanks Today – Still in the Game?
Bibliography