Table of contents for Dismantling the welfare state? : Reagan, Thatcher, and the politics of retrenchment / Paul Pierson.

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Introduction: Conservatives and the Welfare State
Part I. Analytical Foundations: 1. The logic of retrenchment
2. The context for retrenchment politics
Part II. The Politics of Programmatic Retrenchment: 3. Retrenchment in a core sector: old age pensions
4. Retrenchment in a vulnerable sector: housing
5. Retrenchment in a residualized sector: income support
Part III. The Embattled Welfare State: 6. Reagan, Thatcher and the welfare state
7. Social policy in an era of austerity.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: United States Social policy 1980-1993, Great Britain Social policy 1979-Welfare state