218 Seiten, Kartoniert, Paperback, Format (B × H): 156 mm x 234 mm, Gewicht: 342 g
Verlag: OUP Oxford
Esping-Andersen Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies
Social Foundations of Postindustrial Economies takes a second, more sociological and more institutional, look at the driving forces of economic transformation. What, as a result, stands out is postindustrial diversity, not convergence. Macroscopic, global trends are undoubtedly powerful, yet their influence is easily rivalled by domestic institutional traditions, by the kind of welfare regime that, some generations ago, was put in place. It is, however, especially the family economy
that hold the key as to what kind of postindustrial model will emerge, and to how evolving tradeoffs will be managed.
Twentieth-century economic analysis depended on a set of sociological assumptions that, now, are invalid. Hence, to better grasp what drives today's economy, we must begin with its social foundations.