TransJudFare Journal of European Public Policy Special Issue “Free Movement and Non-discrimination in an Unequal Union”

Special Issue edited by Susanne K. Schmidt, Michael Blauberger and Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen The European Union’s fundamental principles of free movement of persons and non-discrimination challenge the traditional closure of the welfare state. Whereas this appeared largely unproblematic before Eastern enlargement, the increased heterogeneity in economic development and welfare provision among EU Member States has … More TransJudFare Journal of European Public Policy Special Issue “Free Movement and Non-discrimination in an Unequal Union”

HiNEWS Umbrella Review of Public Health Policies

by Katie Thomson (HiNEWS) Welfare states use a variety of policy mechanisms – namely public health policies, social policies and healthcare services – to improve the health of their citizens. Policies such as minimum alcohol pricing, tobacco taxation or banning junk food advertising aimed at children, have great potential to improve public health, by shifting … More HiNEWS Umbrella Review of Public Health Policies

New WelfSOC Book: Attitudes, Aspirations and Welfare

Attitudes, Aspirations and Welfare. Social Policy Directions in Uncertain Times Published by Palgrave Macmillan, 26 May 2018 Peter Taylor-Gooby (University of Kent) and Benjamin Leruth (University of Canberra) After the publication of After Austerity (Oxford University Press) last year, this is the second volume produced by the “Welfare State Futures: Our Children’s Europe” (WelfSOC) project … More New WelfSOC Book: Attitudes, Aspirations and Welfare

WelfSOC Results from Deliberate Forums: Participants Often Had Higher Preferences for Redistribution after the Forum

Katharina Zimmermann, Jan-Ocko Heuer and Steffen Mau (WelfSOC) published an article in the journal „Social Policy & Administration“. The paper analyses citizens’ attitudes towards the welfare state from a qualitative and procedural perspective. Based on data from large group discussions (“Deliberative Forums”) which took place at the “Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin” in 2016, the authors show … More WelfSOC Results from Deliberate Forums: Participants Often Had Higher Preferences for Redistribution after the Forum

New Special Issue in Social Policy & Administration: “Political Legitimacy and Welfare State Futures” – Edited by Heejung Chung, Peter Taylor-Gooby, and Benjamin Leruth

by Heejung Chung (WelfSOC) Research on welfare attitudes, or attitudes towards the welfare state has grown impressively over the past decade due to the increase in cross-nationally comparable large scale data, advancement in methods, but also due to the urgency of the topic in times of austerity, polarisation and the rise of populism in many … More New Special Issue in Social Policy & Administration: “Political Legitimacy and Welfare State Futures” – Edited by Heejung Chung, Peter Taylor-Gooby, and Benjamin Leruth