2. Pressures on State Welfare in Post–industrial Societies: Is More or Less Better?: Mads Meier Jaeger (Danish National Institute Of Social Research, Copenhagen) and Jon Kvist (Danish National Institute Of Social Research, Copenhagen).
3. When Is A Change Big Enough To Be A System Shift? Small System Shifting Changes in German and Finnish Pension Policies: Karl Hinrichs (University of Bremen) and Olli Kangas.
4. Organisational Restructuring in European Health Systems: The Role of Primary Care: Ana Rico (European Observatory on Health Care Systems, Madrid), Richard B. Saltman and Wienke B.W. Boerma.
5. The Uncertain Convergence of Disability Policies in Western Europe: Bjørn Hvinden (Norwegian University of Science and Technology).
6. Adaptation to Labour Market Change in France and the UK: Convergent or Parallel Tracks?: Anne Daguerre (University of Kent) and Peter Taylor–Gooby (University of Kent).
7. Mending Nets in the South: Anti–Poverty Policies in Greece, Italy, Portugal And Spain: Manos Matsaganis (University of Crete), Maurizio Ferrera (University of Pavia), Luis Capucha (Higher Institute for Business and Labour Studies, Lisbon) and Luis Moreno (National Research Council, Madrid).
8. The Trajectory of Welfare State Development: The Cases of Post–Communist Bulgaria and Romania: Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos (University of Athens), Ileana Neamtu and Maya Stoyanova.
9. Convergence in the Social Welfare Systems in Europe: From Goal to Reality: Denis Bouget (Maison des Sciences de l′Homme Ange Guépin Nantes).