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The Theory of social democracy

Author: Meyer, Thomas ; Hinchman, Lewis P.Publisher: Polity Press, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 279 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780745641133Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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The Theory of Social Democracy Contents Introduction Democratic theory as a framework Social democracy and the social welfare state Part I Political Theory 1 Social Rights, Risks, and Obligations 1.1 Contradictions in political liberalism 1.2 Social citizenship 1.3 Universal fundamental rights 1.4 Social risks and fundamental rights 1.5 Self-reliance and civic duties 1.6 Social democracy and sustainability 1.7 Justice and political integration 2 Regulation, Participation, and Actors 2.1 Political duties 2.2 Actors, systems, and strategies 2.3 Political actors in social democracy 2.4 Political steering and social democracy 2.5 Democratizing society 2.6 Civil society and liberal democracy Part II Political Economy 3 The Social Market Economy 3.1 Fundamental rights and political economy 3.2 Public goods and civil rights 1 1 4 7 9 9 17 20 26 38 42 53 64 64 68 70 80 89 92 97 99 99 102 3.3 The market-state complex 3.4 Imbedding the economy 3.5 Varieties of Capitalism 3.6 Types of capitalism compared 3.7 The social market economy 3.8 The social market economy and globalization 4 A Rights-Based Welfare State 4.1 Social security regimes 4.2 Welfare state and welfare society 4.3 Labor and human dignity 4.4 Education as a crucial resource 4.5 Perspectives on sustainability Part III The Politics of Globalization 5 Progressive Globalization 5.1 Social democracy and globalization 5.2 Global citizenship 5.3 Global governance 5.4 The global imbedding of markets 5.5 Globalization and political contingency 5.6 Shaping and coping Part IV Cultural Foundations 6 The Universalism of Social Democracy 7 Cultural Divergence and Social Citizenship 7.1 Multiculturalism and political rights 7.2 Cultural difference and social citizenship Part V Theory and Practice 8 Libertarian and Social Democracies Compared Appendix 9 Defective and Consolidated Democracy Conclusion Notes References and Bibliography Index 107 111 113 121 125 127 136 136 147 148 152 156 161 163 163 167 170 175 180 183 189 191 196 196 202 207 209 214 221 228 231 247 269

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