Benefit inequality in social benefit rights: Social democracy, neoliberalism and back again? › view all

Lecture by Prof. Lyle Scurggs

July 06, 2022 - 12:00-13:45
Unicom, 3.3380
Mary-Somerville-Stra├če 3
28359 Bremen
Contact: Dr. Nate Breznau
Series: Social Sciences Lecture Series
Event type: public

Lecture by Prof. Lyle Scruggs from University of Connecticut (USA) on Benefit inequality in social benefit rights: Social democracy, neoliberalism and back again?

 

About

Professor Scruggs specialties are comparative political economy, comparative welfare policy, comparative environmental politics and quantitative research methods. He is the author of Sustaining Abundance: Environmental Performance in Industrial Democracies (Cambridge University Press, 2003), and more recently “Declining Public Concern about Climate Change: Can We Blame the Great Recession?” Global Environmental Change. Professor Scruggs is a co-Director of the Comparative Entitlements Dataset Project (CWED), and the UConn Political Economy Workshop, an affiliate of the Center for Environmental Science and Engineering, a member of the Human Rights Institute’s Economic and Social Rights Group. Professor Scruggs has been a Visiting Scholar at the Quality of Government Institute in Gothenburg, Sweden (2017), the Russell Sage Foundation in New York City (2011-12), and the University of Edinburgh (2004).

 

Please also note the workshop with Lyle Scruggs on Coverage and Generosity Definition an Coding taking place on 7 July from 12:30 to 14:30. If you are interested in the workshop, please contact Nate Breznau.