Local Welfare Regimes and the Restructuring of the Welfare State - an Anglo-German Comparison
BERNARD BLANKE and HENNING SCHRIDDE
GPS, Vol. 2 No. 1, (2002)
Local social policy plays a decisive role in the process of welfare state restructuring and has not received adequate attention in the research field. Beneath the seemingly stable surface of national welfare states, local levels are developing new institutional arrangements and new combinations of policies. This paper analyzes these developments using the example of British and German education, youth and employment policies.