Projects

The Collaborative Research Center 1342 comprises 15 projects which are divided into two project areas:

Project Area A

Project area A consists of six projects, which analyse social policy dynamics in a global perspective, using primarily macro-quantitative methods:

A01. Measuring the Global Dynamics of Social Policy and Cross-national Interdependencies. Co-creating the Global Welfare State Information System
Project directors: Andreas Breiter, Ivo Mossig, Carina Schmitt

A02. Constituting the Welfare State in a Global Perspective. Determinants of Social Security Programmes
Project directors: Herbert Obinger, Carina Schmitt, Laura Seelkopf

A03. Worlds of Labour. Normative Standards of Employment Relationships as National and Global Patterns of Welfare State Development
Project directors: Ulrich Mückenberger, Irene Dingeldey

A04. Global Developments in Health Care Systems and Long-term Care as a New Social Risk
Project directors: Heinz Rothgang, Lorraine Frisina Doetter, Sebastian Haunss

A05. The Global Development, Diffusion and Transformation of Education Systems
Project directors: Kerstin Martens, Michael Windzio

A06. Formation and Diffusion of Family Policy in a Global Perspective
Project directors: Johannes Huinink, Sonja Drobnič


Project Area B

Project area B comprises nine projects that apply qualitative, case study analyses to investigate in detail the causal pathways between international interdependencies and social policy dynamics in selected groups of countries.

B01. Mechanisms of Social Policy Dynamics
Project directors: Delia González de Reufels, Frank Nullmeier, Klaus Schlichte

B02. Emergence, Expansion, and Transformation of the Welfare State in the Cono Sur in Exchange with (Southern) Europe (1850-1990)
Project director: Delia González de Reufels

B03. International Complementarities in the Development of the Welfare State: the Transatlantic Sphere (1870-2020)
Project directors: Philip Manow, Sarah Berens (University of Cologne)

B04. Open Welfare States? Social Protection of Labour Migration and its Repercussions for National Policies
Project director: Susanne K. Schmidt

B05. Dynamics of Chinese Social Policy: Interplay of National and International Influences
Project directors: Tobias ten Brink (Jacobs University Bremen), Tao Liu (University of Duisburg-Essen)

B06. External Reform Models and Internal Debates on the New Conceptualisation of Social Policy in the Post-Soviet Region
Project director: Heiko Pleines

B07. Transnational Service Provision in Long-term Care Services in Western and Eastern Europe
Project directors: Karin Gottschall, Heinz Rothgang

B08. Transformation of Health Care Systems in Central and Eastern Europe
Project directors: Mirella Cacace, Monika Ewa Kaminska

B09. The Rise, Decay and Renaissance of Social Policy in Africa
Project directors: Klaus Schlichte, Alex Veit