Welfare regimes and social services. A comparison between USA and Germany

Period: 2003 – 2006

Financing: Hans Böckler Foundation, own funds
Project management: Prof. Dr. Michael Opielka
Co-operation partner: Prof. Neil Gilbert, Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, School of Social Welfare
Employees: Dipl. Soz. Arb./Soz. Pediatrics Matthias Müller, Mag. Sociology
Publications: Michael Opielka, Welfare Regime and social services. A comparison USA – Germany. Study commissioned by the Hans Böckler Foundation, Königswinter: Institute of Social Ecology 2006; Several papers in trade journals, among others. Michael Opielka, The Big Brother? Observations between Berkeley and Jena, in: Forum SOZIAL (Journal of the DBSH), 3, 2005, 33-35

Within the scope of the research project, the managing director of ISÖ worked as a visiting scholar at the School of Welfare at the University of California at Berkeley.