Comparative Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List The Creation and Destruction of Social Capital

    The Creation and Destruction of Social Capital

    Gunnar L.H Svendsen, Gert T. Svendsen
    This book will contribute substantially to academic and popular debates on social capital and will be an invaluable source of reference for all social scientists. It will particularly appeal to students and scholars of public policy, eco...
    Paperback (2005)

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    Hardback (2004)

    List price $130.00

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  2. Add to Wish List Flexible Working and Organisational Change

    Flexible Working and Organisational Change

    Edited by Bram Peper, Anneke van Doorne-Huiskes, Laura den Dulk
    The central aim of this book is to consider to what extent changes in organisations and in the nature of jobs are compatible with the need, increasingly expressed by employees, for greater integration between work and family life. The bo...
    Hardback (2005)

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  3. Add to Wish List Working Mothers in Europe

    Working Mothers in Europe

    Edited by Ute Gerhard, Trudie Knijn, Anja Weckwert
    Working Mothers in Europe combines comparative perspectives on social policies with analyses of mothers’ practices as evidenced in macro data and as explored in country based case studies. Social policy research has emphasised the impact...
    Hardback (2005)

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  4. Add to Wish List The Crisis of Innovation in Water and Wastewater

    The Crisis of Innovation in Water and Wastewater

    Duncan A. Thomas, Roger R. Ford
    This significant new book highlights a little acknowledged but potentially catastrophic crisis of innovation in the global water sector, which institutions and industries are frighteningly ill-equipped to tackle or even accept. It sugges...
    Hardback (2005)

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  5. Add to Wish List The Economics of Social Policy

    The Economics of Social Policy

    Peter G. Rosner
    This unique book demonstrates how instruments of economics can be usefully employed to analyse social policy. The merits and limits of social policy programmes are discussed as answers to problems of market societies.
    Paperback (2005)

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    Hardback (2003)

    List price $176.00

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  6. Add to Wish List Work, Family and Childcare

    Work, Family and Childcare

    Joris Ghysels
    Work, Family and Childcare studies the joint decisions made by parents regarding the time they allocate to paid employment and childcare. Extensive cross-national data is analysed from three countries that represent the diversity of Euro...
    Hardback (2004)

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  7. Add to Wish List Poverty and Subsidiarity in Europe

    Poverty and Subsidiarity in Europe

    Didier Fourage
    This book focuses on the effects of welfare state arrangements on the dynamics of poverty in Europe. The author contends that the EU is primarily based on economic integration and as a result social policy issues have remained secondary ...
    Hardback (2004)

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  8. Add to Wish List Social Europe

    Social Europe

    Edited by Richard Berthoud, Maria Iacovou
    Social Europe analyses the diverse dynamics of the lives of people across Europe. It is the first quantitative analysis of its kind to make a systematic comparison of life chances across the fifteen countries of the EU. This wide perspec...
    Hardback (2004)

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  9. Add to Wish List Solidarity Between the Sexes and the Generations

    Solidarity Between the Sexes and the Generations

    Edited by Trudie Knijn, Aafke Komter
    This book combines a theoretical and empirical cross-national perspective to examine how societal transformations in European welfare states affect patterns of solidarity between men and women, and across generations.
    Hardback (2004)

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  10. Add to Wish List The Political Economy of the Voluntary Sector

    The Political Economy of the Voluntary Sector

    Brian E. Dollery, Joe L. Wallis
    In this book, the authors outline how policymakers in advanced countries have moved away from exclusive reliance on the public sector in social service delivery, towards a more multi-faceted approach that seeks to combine the strengths o...
    Hardback (2004)

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  11. Add to Wish List EU Enlargement versus Social Europe?

    EU Enlargement versus Social Europe?

    Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead
    EU enlargement is higher than ever on the policy agenda and scholars and researchers of European Studies and social policy will find this book an invaluable reference.
    Hardback (2003)

    List price $237.00

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  12. Add to Wish List Social Exclusion in European Welfare States

    Social Exclusion in European Welfare States

    Edited by Ruud Muffels, Panos Tsakloglou, David G. Mayes
    Social Exclusion in European Welfare States focuses on the complex relationship between economic welfare, labour market performance and social inclusion/exclusion. The contributors in the volume examine in detail the alleged trade-off be...
    Hardback (2002)

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