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  1. Add to Wish List Contingent Workers’ Voice in Southern Europe

    Contingent Workers’ Voice in Southern Europe

    Edited by Sofía Pérez de Guzmán, Marcela Iglesias-Onofrio, Ivana Pais
    Contingent Workers’ Voice in Southern Europe investigates the manifold challenges posed by the continued expansion of the platform economy, the rise of non-standard forms of employment, and the diversification of work identities.
    Hardback (2023)

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  2. Add to Wish List Social Dialogue in the Gig Economy

    Social Dialogue in the Gig Economy

    Edited by Jean-Michel Bonvin, Nicola Cianferoni, Maria Mexi
    As our digital economy continues to expand, gig work becomes increasingly significant. This incisive book investigates the ways in which social dialogue can reinforce decent working practices and create inclusive workplaces in the growin...
    Hardback (2023)

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  3. Add to Wish List A Modern Guide to Wellbeing Research

    A Modern Guide to Wellbeing Research

    Edited by Beverley A. Searle, Jessica Pykett, Maria J. Alfaro-Simmonds
    This insightful Modern Guide explores heterodox approaches to modern wellbeing research, with a specific focus on how wellbeing is understood and practised, exploring policies and actions which are taken to shape wellbeing. It evaluates ...
    Hardback (2021)

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    Paperback (2022)

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  4. Add to Wish List Teaching Social Work

    Teaching Social Work

    Neil Thompson
    There are particular challenges involved in teaching social work. As with other professional disciplines, it is not simply a matter of passing on the key elements of the knowledge base; there is also the need to equip students to be able...
    Hardback (2022)

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  5. Add to Wish List A Research Agenda for the Gig Economy and Society

    A Research Agenda for the Gig Economy and Society

    Edited by Valerio De Stefano, Ilda Durri, Charalampos Stylogiannis, Mathias Wouters
    Providing a comprehensive, interdisciplinary overview of the gig economy from both a labour and employment perspective, this Research Agenda goes beyond the question of the employment status of platform workers. It investigates how the g...
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  6. Add to Wish List Building Markets

    Building Markets

    Gyu-Jin Hwang
    Nowhere in the world presents a more dramatic case of wealth creation than East Asia. Contrary to the common belief that social policy in the economic powerhouses of the region is secondary to their pursuit of economic growth, Gyu-Jin Hw...
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  7. Add to Wish List Poverty and Inequality in East Asia

    Poverty and Inequality in East Asia

    Edited by Inhoe Ku, Peter Saunders
    This insightful book addresses the urgent need for robust evidence on recent trends and factors contributing to poverty and inequality in East Asia. This title contains one or more Open Access chapters.
    Hardback (2022)

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  8. Add to Wish List Towards Sustainable Welfare States in Europe

    Towards Sustainable Welfare States in Europe

    Edited by Mi A. Schoyen, Bjørn Hvinden, Merethe Dotterud Leiren
    Foreword by Ian Gough This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. This seminal book addresses the critical and urgent question of ‘what...
    Hardback (2022)

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  9. Add to Wish List Handbook on Urban Social Policies

    Handbook on Urban Social Policies

    Edited by Yuri Kazepov, Eduardo Barberis, Roberta Cucca, Elisabetta Mocca
    The importance of subnational welfare measures, and their complex embeddedness in wider multilevel governance systems, has often been underplayed in both urban studies and social policy analysis. This Handbook gives readers the analytica...
    Hardback (2022)

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  10. Add to Wish List Social Policy in Changing European Societies

    Social Policy in Changing European Societies

    Edited by Kenneth Nelson, Rense Nieuwenhuis, Mara A. Yerkes
    This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach this book provides a cutting-edge, in-depth account of social policy research today, how we got here, and where...
    Hardback (2022)

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  11. Add to Wish List Handbook of Sociological Science

    Handbook of Sociological Science

    Edited by Klarita Gërxhani, Nan D. de Graaf, Werner Raub
    22 out of the 26 Chapters are available Open Access on Elgaronline under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. The complete Handbook containing all 26 chapters is available on Google Play (guide price £10) here: https://bit.ly/3R6pQjr ...
    Hardback (2022)

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  12. Add to Wish List Rethinking Welfare and the Welfare State

    Rethinking Welfare and the Welfare State

    Bent Greve
    Bent Greve critically considers thinking on the core elements of welfare states, how they should be ranked and how to recognise indicators of their direction of movement. Providing expert analysis of the historical development of welfare...
    Hardback (2022)

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