1 From a Defensive to an Assertive Social Democracy 1
2 We Are All (Partly) Neoliberals Now 23
3 Marketization and Market Inadequacies 49
4 Capitalism and the Welfare State 63
5 The Welfare State of Assertive Social Democracy 91
6 Confronting Threats and Enemies 113
7 Social Democracy as the Highest Form of Liberalism 134
8 What About the Party? 163
9 A Feasible Prospectus? 175
LSE Review of Books
"A lively argument, sometimes sour, sometimes hopeful, but always backed up by telling facts on the future of capitalist society."
Richard Sennett, London School of Economics
''A new book explains why attempts by western countries to 'ring fence' themselves against immigration are failing''
John Moore, Morning Star
Neal Lawson, Chair of Compass
"A very good book with many thoughts for a more social policy in Europe"