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On SAGE Insight: How perceptions of immigrants trigger feelings of economic and cultural threats in two welfare states

From European Union Politics Immigration is increasing in developed societies. Former somewhat liberal immigration policies have caused this increase, particularly in Western European countries. In contrast, various societal actors are skeptical of immigration.  Better understanding of attitudes toward immigration is … Continue reading

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Benefits broods’: The cultural and political crafting of anti-welfare commonsense

From Critical Social Policy In the aftermath of the global banking crises, a political economy of permanent state austerity has emerged, driven by and legitimated through a hardening anti-welfare commonsense. As welfare programmes are cut, privatised and marketised it is … Continue reading

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25 Years of ‘Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism’

Guest editors: Patrick Emmenegger, Jon Kvist, Paul Marx and Klaus Petersen Special issue From Journal of European Social Policy This special issue reflects on the impact of the seminal work by Gøsta Esping-Andersen, Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism. This book … Continue reading

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