- Title Pages
- List of figures and tables
- Notes on contributors
ONESocial policy language in Denmark and Sweden
TWOThe changing language of social policy in Hungary and Poland
THREELanguages of ‘social policy’at ‘the EU level’
FOURThe OECD’s search for a new social policy language
FIVEThe discursive power of international organisations
SIXOriginal and imitated or elusive and limited? Towards a genealogy of the welfare state idea in Britain
SEVENSocial policy concepts and language in France
EIGHTThe language of social politics in Finland
TENConceptual development of welfare and social policy in Japan
ELEVENTransition to the ‘universal' welfare state
TWELVEThe Dutch ‘caring state’
THIRTEENPanacea, problem or perish
FOURTEENEvolving social policy languages in Spain
FIFTEENSocial policy language in the United States
comparative perspectives on social policy language
- (p.297) Conclusion
- Analysing social policy concepts and language
- Policy Press
This chapter draws on the previous chapters of this edited volume to point out broad lessons about the cases and issues discussed throughout the volume, which should help stress both the commonalities and the variations among the empirical cases. Furthermore, the chapter outlines a broad agenda for the international and comparative research on social policy language in contemporary societies.
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