Comparative Social Policy

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  1. Add to Wish List Global Youth Unemployment

    Global Youth Unemployment

    Ross Fergusson, Nicola Yeates
    This timely book introduces a fresh perspective on youth unemployment by analysing it as a global phenomenon. Ross Fergusson and Nicola Yeates argue that only by incorporating analysis of the dynamics of the global economy and global gov...
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  2. Add to Wish List The Small Welfare State

    The Small Welfare State

    Edited by Jae-jin Yang
    In a period of rapid change for welfare states around the world, this insightful book offers a comparative study of three historically small welfare states: the US, Japan, and South Korea. Featuring contributions from international disti...
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  3. Add to Wish List Gender Inequality and Welfare States in Europe

    Gender Inequality and Welfare States in Europe

    Mary Daly
    Gender equality has been one of the defining projects of European welfarestates. It has proven an elusive goal, not just because of political opposition but also due to a lack of clarity in how to best frame equality and take account of ...
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  4. Add to Wish List Social Policy After the Financial Crisis

    Social Policy After the Financial Crisis

    Ian Greener
    Incorporating insights from political economy and behavioural psychology, this radical book provides an up-to-date account of the dilemmas facing social policy this decade: where did we go wrong, and what we can do about it?
    Paperback (2019)

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    Hardback (2018)

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  5. Add to Wish List The Politics and Policy of Wellbeing

    The Politics and Policy of Wellbeing

    Ian Bache, Louise Reardon
    Government interest in wellbeing as an explicit goal of public policy has increased significantly in recent years, leading to new developments in measuring wellbeing and initiatives aimed specifically at enhancing wellbeing. This book pr...
    Paperback (2018)

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    Hardback (2016)

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  6. Add to Wish List Non-Standard Employment in Post-Industrial Labour Markets

    Non-Standard Employment in Post-Industrial Labour Markets

    Edited by Werner Eichhorst, Paul Marx
    Examining the occupational variation within non-standard employment, this book combines case studies and comparative writing to illustrate how and why alternative occupational employment patterns are formed. Through expert contributions,...
    Paperback (2016)

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    Hardback (2015)

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  7. Add to Wish List Social Policy in a Developing World

    Social Policy in a Developing World

    Edited by Rebecca Surender, Robert Walker
    This volume provides a critical analysis of the challenges and opportunities facing social protection systems in the global south, and examines current strategies for addressing poverty and welfare needs in the region. In particular, the...
    Paperback (2014)

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    Hardback (2013)

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  8. Add to Wish List Welfare State, Universalism and Diversity

    Welfare State, Universalism and Diversity

    Edited by Anneli Anttonen, Liisa Häikiö, Kolbeinn Stefánsson
    Welfare State, Universalism and Diversity is a thought-provoking book dealing with key ideas, values and principles of social policies and asking what exactly is meant by universal benefits and policies? Is the time of post-war universal...
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    Hardback (2012)

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  9. Add to Wish List Forests and Climate Change

    Forests and Climate Change

    Anthony Hall
    Controlling deforestation, which is responsible for about one-fifth of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, has become a major tool in the battle against global warming. An important new international initiative – Reduced Emissions fro...
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  10. Add to Wish List Transforming European Employment Policy

    Transforming European Employment Policy

    Edited by Ralf Rogowski, Robert Salais, Noel Whiteside
    Since the mid 1990s, the focus of European employment and social policy has shifted from protection to promotion. This book provides a timely analysis of this new form of governance, and the new forms of policy delivery and audit which a...
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  11. Add to Wish List Gendered Lives

    Gendered Lives

    Edited by Jacqueline Scott, Shirley Dex, Anke C. Plagnol
    The focus of the book is on inequalities in production and reproductive activities, as played out over time and in specific contexts. It examines the different forms that gendered lives take in the household and the workplace, and explor...
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  12. Add to Wish List Growing the Productivity of Government Services

    Growing the Productivity of Government Services

    Patrick Dunleavy, Leandro Carrera
    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. Productivity is essentially the ratio of an organization’s outputs divided by its inputs. Fo...
    Paperback (2013)

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