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The Resource Politics of risk-taking : welfare state reform in advanced democracies, Barbara Vis

Politics of risk-taking : welfare state reform in advanced democracies, Barbara Vis

Label
Politics of risk-taking : welfare state reform in advanced democracies
Title
Politics of risk-taking
Title remainder
welfare state reform in advanced democracies
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Vis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on insights from prospect theory, a psychological theory of choice under risk, Vis demonstrates ably that the context in which governments find themselves (losses or gains) affects their attitude towards risk and thereby the degree and type of refor
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vis, Barbara
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Changing welfare states
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public welfare
  • Risk-taking (Psychology)
  • Policy sciences
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Policy sciences
  • Public welfare
  • Welfare State
  • Public Welfare
  • Human Behavior
  • Political Science
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
Label
Politics of risk-taking : welfare state reform in advanced democracies, Barbara Vis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-242) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents; Tables and figures; Acknowledgements; 1. The puzzle and its pieces; 2. Fuzzy-set analysis; 3. Radical change or much ado about nothing?; 4. Which governments pursue reform and how much?; 5. What existing theories have to off er and why they fail; 6. Bringing in prospect theory; 7. Politics of risk-taking; 8. Risk-taking in welfare reform: Summary and implications; Appendices; Notes; References; Index
Control code
ocn645097400
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (247 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789048512362
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612634222
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 263422
  • 22573/ctt45str3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)645097400
Label
Politics of risk-taking : welfare state reform in advanced democracies, Barbara Vis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-242) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents; Tables and figures; Acknowledgements; 1. The puzzle and its pieces; 2. Fuzzy-set analysis; 3. Radical change or much ado about nothing?; 4. Which governments pursue reform and how much?; 5. What existing theories have to off er and why they fail; 6. Bringing in prospect theory; 7. Politics of risk-taking; 8. Risk-taking in welfare reform: Summary and implications; Appendices; Notes; References; Index
Control code
ocn645097400
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (247 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789048512362
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612634222
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 263422
  • 22573/ctt45str3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)645097400

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