2. When Past Reforms Open New Opportunities: Comparing Old–age Insurance Reforms in Bismarckian Welfare Systems (Giuliano Bonoli and Bruno Palier).
3. Towards Neo–Bismarckian Health Care States? Comparing Health Insurance Reforms in Bismarckian Welfare Systems (Patrick Hassenteufel and Bruno Palier).
4. Continental Drift: On Unemployment Policy Change in Bismarckian Welfare States (Daniel Clegg).
5. From Subsidiarity to Free Choice : Child– and Elder–care Policy Reforms in France, Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands (Nathalie Morel).
6. Activation as a Common Framework for Social Policies towards Lone Parents (Trudie Knijn, Claude Martin and Jane Millar).
7. Long–term Care Policies in Italy, Austria and France: Variations in Cash–for–Care Schemes (Barbara Da Roit, Blanche Le Bihan and August Österle).
8. Family Policies in Germany and France: The Role of Enterprises and Social Partners (Ute Klammer and Marie–Thérèse Letablier).
"Clearly this is an excellent and extensive book.... It brings together a number of well–known experts for the different policy fields which makes it the first to investigate the Bismarckian world of welfare in such great detail and with such interesting conclusions about its capacity for change." (Social Policy, January 2008)