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Title Religion, class coalitions, and welfare states / edited by Kees van Kersbergen, Philip Manow.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  261.832 R279c 2009    ---  Available
Description xiv, 304 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Cambridge studies in social theory, religion, and politics
Cambridge studies in social theory, religion, and politics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Religion and the western welfare state : the theoretical context / Philip Manow and Kees van Kersbergen -- Western European party systems and the religious cleavage / Thomas Ertman -- The religious foundations of work-family policies in western Europe / Kimberly J. Morgan -- Italy : a Christian democratic or clientelist welfare state? / Julia Lynch -- Religion and the welfare state in the Netherlands / Kees van Kersbergen -- A conservative welfare state regime without Christian democracy? The French Etat-Providence, 1880-1960 / Philip Manow and Bruno Palier -- Religion and the consolidation of the Swiss welfare state, 1848-1945 / Herbert Obinger -- The church as nation? The role of religion in the development of the Swedish welfare state / Karen M. Anderson -- The religious factor in U.S. welfare state politics / Jill Quadagno and Deana Rohlinger -- Religious doctrines and poor relief : a different causal pathway / Sigrun Kahl.
Summary This title radically revises established knowledge in comparative welfare state studies and introduces a new perspective on how religion shaped modern social protection systems.
Subject Public welfare -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Welfare state.
Social classes.
Added Author Kersbergen, Kees van, 1958-
Manow, Philip.
ISBN 9780521723954 (pbk.)
9780521897914 (hardback)
0521897912 (hardback)
0521723957 (pbk.)

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