. Gøsta Esping-Andersen

25 Years of ‘Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism’

Allan Bloom has claimed there are no classics in the social sciences, but the editors of a special collection of essays on the impact of Gøsta Esping-Andersen’s book ‘The Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism’ on its 25th birthday suggest that in fact this book shows Bloom was mistaken.

5 years ago

Universities for the Post-Democratic Age

Critical scholarship and intellectual dissent are currently being closed down in favour of a model of academic life that accords scholars a limited role as purveyors of practically useful skills in ‘real-world’ labour markets.

6 years ago

Job Search 2.0: Breaking the Silence

If we don’t discuss the job search as anything more than a painful memory, we add to the mystique of gaining academic employment, isolating ourselves in the process.

7 years ago
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