- Community, Contract, and the Death of Social Citizenship
| Hugh Heclo | 12/31/1998
This article traces the death of the idea of social citizenship--a consensus among the public that citizens are entitled to social as well as civil and political rights--during the 1980s and the 1990s.
- Chile's Innovations in Social Welfare: Principles and Policies
| Veronica Montecinos | 12/31/1998
Chile has been converted into a prototype of policy experimentation in social welfare, not only because of the "revolutionary" character of many of its reforms, but also because of the early and growing internationalization of intellectual and political elites and policy paradigms.
- Is There a Public Philosophy in Central-Eastern Europe? Equity and Distribution 'Then' and 'Now'
| Zsuzsa Ferge | 12/30/1998
After the regime change in Hungary the neoliberal/neoconservative orthodoxy has emerged as the dominant public philosophy, breaking the bonds between and within generations, between the less and the more fortunate.
- Social Policy in the UK: Creating a New Social Contract
| Howard Glennerster | 12/13/1998
The monographs, and the program, aim to develop a more nuanced understanding of the values underlying public policies in this era of globalization.