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- DescriptionThis book examines contemporary changes in labor market institutions in the United States, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, and the Netherlands.
- Author BiographyKathleen Thelen is Ford Professor of Political Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Permanent External Scientific Member of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne, Germany. She is the author, among other books, of How Institutions Evolve: The Political Economy of Skills in Germany, Britain, the United States and Japan (Cambridge, 2004), winner of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award, and winner of the Mattei Dogan Award of the Society for Comparative Research. She also writes extensively on historical institutionalism and theories of institutional change, including, most recently, Explaining Institutional Change: Ambiguity, Agency and Power (Cambridge, 2010, co-edited with James Mahoney) and Beyond Continuity: Institutional Change in Advanced Political Economies (2005, co-edited with Wolfgang Streeck). Thelen has held appointments as a research fellow or visiting professor at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin fur Sozialpolitik, the University of Gothenburg (Sweden), Nuffield College (Oxford), Sciences Po (Paris), and the Copenhagen Business School, among others. She has served as Chair of the Council for European Studies (2002-6) and as President of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (2008-9). Currently, she is President of the APSA organized section for Comparative Politics. In 2009 Thelen was elected to the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Berlin.
- PrizesWinner of Barrington Moore Award, Comparative and Historical Sociology Section, American Sociological Association 2015. Joint winner of Best Book Award, European Politics and Society Section, American Political Science Association 2015.
- Author(s)Kathleen Thelen
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication31/03/2014
- GenrePolitics: General & Reference
- Series TitleCambridge Studies in Comparative Politics
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Content Note24 b/w illus. 9 tables
- Weight590 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine19 mm
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