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

Scientific Programme Coordinator Ellen Immergut to Give State of the Union Address “Welfare State Futures: What Role for Solidarity” at State of the Union Conference, 10-12 May 2018

Scientific Coordination Office: Prof. Immergut, you have been asked to give the State of the Union Address at this year’s State of the Union Conference. For those who don’t know the conference: What do we have to know about it? Ellen Immergut: The State of the Union Conference is an annual event organized by the … More Scientific Programme Coordinator Ellen Immergut to Give State of the Union Address “Welfare State Futures: What Role for Solidarity” at State of the Union Conference, 10-12 May 2018