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Jonah D. Levy

Title
Professor
Department
Dept of Political Science
Phone
(510) 318-4115
Research Expertise and Interest
political science, social policy, comparative political economy, West European politics, French politics, relationship between partisanship and welfare reform in contemporary Western Europe
Research Description

Jonah Levy received his Ph.D. in political science from MIT in 1994. He teaches courses in the areas of comparative political economy, West European politics, French Politics, and social policy. Levy's current research examines the relationship between partisanship and welfare reform in contemporary Western Europe. His publications include: Contested Liberalization: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Conflict in France (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2023); "The Return of the State? France's Response to the 2008 Financial and Economic Crisis," Comparative European Politics, June 2017; The Oxford Handbook of Transformations of the State (co-edited, 2015); Political Representation in the Global Age: Identification, Mobilization, and Adjudication (co-edited, Cambridge University Press 2014); Developments in French Politics 3 & 4 (co-edited, Palgrave, 2005 & 2008); The State after Statism: New State Activities in the Age of Liberalization (Harvard University Press, 2006); Tocqueville's Revenge: State, Society, and Economy in Contemporary France (Harvard University Press, 1999); "Vice into Virtue? Progressive Politics and Welfare Reform in Continental Europe," Politics and Society, June 1999.

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