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Inequality and prosperity : social Europe vs. liberal America / Jonas Pontusson.

Author/Creator:
Pontusson, Jonas.
Publication:
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 242 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Cornell studies in political economy
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Subjects:
Income distribution -- Europe, Western.
Income distribution -- United States.
Capitalism -- Europe, Western.
Capitalism -- United States.
Welfare state -- Europe, Western.
Welfare state -- United States.
Europe, Western -- Economic conditions -- 1945-.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1945-.
Contents:
Rethinking the trade-off between growth and equality
Varieties of capitalism
Income distribution and labor markets
Employment performance
Macro-economic management and wage bargaining
Participation, security, mobility, and skills
Welfare states, redistribution, and economic growth
Welfare states in retrenchment
Directions for progressive reform.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-233) and index.
ISBN:
0801443512 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801489709 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
60516689
Publisher Number:
9780801443510
9780801489709