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Conference "Protestant Ethics and the Modern Welfare State : Late Effects of the Reformation" (Conference) (2014 Berlin, Germany), author.
Title The legitimacy of the welfare state : religion, gender, neoliberalism / Gerhard Wegner (ed.).
Imprint Leipzig : Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, [2015]

Conference "Protestant Ethics and the Modern Welfare State : Late Effects of the Reformation" (Conference) (2014 Berlin, Germany), author.
Subject Welfare state.
Public welfare -- Religious aspects.
Neoliberalism.
Alt Name Wegner, Gerhard, 1953-
Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland. Sozialwissenschaftliches Institut,
Universität Heidelberg. Diakoniewissenschaftliches Institut,
Evangelische Akademie Berlin,
Description 1 online resource
Contents Cover ; Impressum ; Contents; Introduction; 1 Protestant ethics and the modern Welfare State; 1.1 Religion and social policy; 1.2 Lutheranism and modernity; 1.3 Luther and the Welfare State; 1.4 Scandinavia; 1.5 Christian state socialism; 1.6 A cautious summing-up; 2 The discourse of the congress papers; 2.1 Prelude; 2.2 Christianity and the Welfare State; 2.3 Neoliberalism and the welfare state; 2.4 Coda; Prelude; Gift, Market, and Social Justice; 1 Traditional gift-giving: Mauss' lesson; 2 Interpretations of the ceremonial gift withineconomic theory.
2.1 Wage and gift exchange according to George A. Akerlof2.2 Reciprocal gift-giving and business according to Colin Camerer; 3 Rethinking reciprocal ceremonial gift-giving and drawing the consequences; 4 Social justice, recognition, and capabilities; 4.1 The question of recognition today; 4.2 Amartya Sen's answer; 5 Conclusion; Christianity and the Welfare State; Christianity and the Welfare State; 1 Sozialstaat /Welfare State; 2 Christianity; 3 Culture; 4 Dealing with poverty; 5 The origins of universalism; 6 The dimension of equality in concepts of justice.
7 From state governance to the responsibility for welfareThe Welfare State and the Religious Denominations in Germany; 1 Introduction; 2 Creeds, constellations and conflicts during the foundation phase of the German welfare state; 3 The influence of the religious denominations on the development of the German welfare state; 3.1 State social policy; 3.2 The dual system of welfare services in Germany; 4 Conclusion; The Cultural Construction of Norden; What does it mean to live in a one-norm society? The historical legacy of the symbiosis between Church and State in the Nordic countries.
The Long Shadow of the Reformation: the welfare state and the church/state conflict in Europe1 Reformation and Revolution; 2 The three or four developed welfare state regimes and the political party systems of western Europe; 3 The southern European type of welfare state; 4 Reformation, revolution and republicanism; Neoliberalism and the Welfare State; Religion and the Welfare State under Neoliberal Hegemony; 1 Introduction; 2 How have religions reacted to neoliberalism?; 3 Has neoliberalism altered the relationship between religions and the welfare state?
4 What long-term consequences may changed welfare state-religion relations imply?5 Conclusion; Acknowledgements; The Deregulation of Swedish Welfare and Religion -- new challenges for the Lutheran majority church; 1 Introduction; 2 Deregulation of religion in Sweden; 3 Welfare in the agricultural society of 19th century Sweden; 4 The birth of the Swedish welfare model; 5 Deregulation of public welfare since the 1980s; 6 The current public debate on profits from public welfare services; 7 Parallel deregulation of religion and welfare.
ISBN 9783374043408 (electronic bk.)
3374043402 (electronic bk.)
9783374041633 (pbk. ; FSC paper)
3374041639 (pbk. ; FSC paper)
9783374041381 (Parallel edition in German)
3374041388 (Parallel edition in German)
OCLC # 945749364
Additional Format Print version: "Protestant Ethics and the Modern Welfare State: Late Effects of the Reformation" (Conference) (2014 Berlin, Germany). Legitimacy of the welfare state. Leipzig : Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, [2015] 9783374041633 3374041639 (DLC) 2015512678 (OCoLC)914089908


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