Under budgetary, demographic and competitive challenges, welfare policies have undergone important changes in recent decades. Welfare state retrenchment in Western democracies has not only entailed spending cuts, but also profound modifications in the way social policies are designed and delivered. Recent national election campaigns have put social policy at the heart of strong partisan debates. […]
Margherita Bussi and Claire Dupuy
Margherita Bussi Post-doctoral fellow at the University of Louvain (Belgium) in the framework of the ERC Starting Grant Qualidem. Claire Dupuy is associate professor of political science at Sciences Po Grenoble – Pacte and works on the relationships between social policy changes and democratic engagement in the framework of the ERC Starting Grant Qualidem.