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Author Stiller, Sabina.

Title Ideational leadership in German welfare state reform : how politicians and policy ideas transform resilient institutions / Sabina Stiller.

Publication Info. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2010]


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Description 1 online resource (253 pages).
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Series Changing welfare states
Changing welfare states.
Summary The author of this study argues that key politicians and their policy ideas, through "ideational leadership", have played an important role in the passing of structural reforms in the change-resistant German welfare state.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-248) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Ideational Leadership: Key to Overcoming Welfare State Resistance to Change -- A Bird's-Eye View of the German Welfare State -- Transformation of Health Care Policy? The Legacy of Minister Seehofer -- Transforming Public Pensions: the Riester Pension Reform -- Transforming Unemployment Policy: The Hartz IV Reform -- Conclusion -- List of Abbreviations -- List of Interviewees -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Note Print version record.
Subject Welfare state -- Germany.
Public welfare -- Germany.
Family policy -- Germany.
Germany -- Social policy.
Germany -- Politics and government.
Family policy. (OCoLC)fst00920433
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
Public welfare. (OCoLC)fst01083250
Social policy. (OCoLC)fst01122738
Welfare state. (OCoLC)fst01173685
Germany. (OCoLC)fst01210272
Indexed Term Public administration
Other Form: Print version: Stiller, Sabina. Ideational leadership in German welfare state reform. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2010 9789089641861 (OCoLC)549149905
Standard No. 9786612591839
ISBN 9789048511747 (electronic bk.)
9048511747 (electronic bk.)
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