Investigating Welfare State Change: The ‘Dependent Variable Problem’ in Comparative Analysis

Siegal, Nico and Clasen, Jochen, eds. (2007) Investigating Welfare State Change: The ‘Dependent Variable Problem’ in Comparative Analysis. Edward Elgar, 352 pp. ISBN 9781845427399. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Contemporary accounts of welfare state change have produced conflicting findings and incompatible theoretical explanations. To a large extent this is due to a ‘dependent variable problem’ within comparative research, whereby there is insufficient consideration of how to conceptualize, operationalize and measure change.

Item Type: Edited book
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Social Policy
Depositing User: Samantha Osborne
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2007 18:31
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2013 11:29
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/819 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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