Comparative Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List Models of Secondary Education and Social Inequality

    Models of Secondary Education and Social Inequality

    Edited by Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Sandra Buchholz, Jan Skopek, Moris Triventi
    From an international comparative perspective, this third book in the prestigious eduLIFE Lifelong Learning series provides a thorough investigation into how social inequalities arise during individuals’ secondary schooling careers. Payi...
    Hardback (2016)

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  2. 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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  3. Add to Wish List Exploring Inequality in Europe

    Exploring Inequality in Europe

    Edited by Martin Heidenreich
    Europe has become a dominant frame for the generation, regulation and perception of social inequalities. This trend was solidified by the current economic crisis, which is characterized by increasing inequalities between central and peri...
    Hardback (2016)

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  4. Add to Wish List Post-Communist Welfare States in European Context

    Post-Communist Welfare States in European Context

    Kati Kuitto
    This is the first book providing a comprehensive and systematic empirical assessment of the post-communist welfare states in Central and Eastern Europe in the context of their Western European counterparts. Based on the classical typolog...
    Hardback (2016)

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  5. Add to Wish List Trust, Social Capital and the Scandinavian Welfare State

    Trust, Social Capital and the Scandinavian Welfare State

    Gunnar L.H. Svendsen, Gert T. Svendsen
    Denmark exemplifies the puzzle of socio-economic success in Scandinavia. Populations are thriving despite the world’s highest levels of tax and generous social benefits. Denmark would appear to be a land of paradise for free-riders and t...
    Hardback (2016)

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  6. Add to Wish List Combating Poverty in Europe

    Combating Poverty in Europe

    Edited by Rune Halvorsen, Bjørn Hvinden
    Discovering methods to combat poverty and social exclusion has now become a major political challenge in Europe. This book offers an original and timely analysis of how actors at the European, national and subnational levels meet this ch...
    Hardback (2016)

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  7. Add to Wish List Integrating Social and Employment Policies in Europe

    Integrating Social and Employment Policies in Europe

    Edited by Martin Heidenreich, Deborah Rice
    A central goal of European activation policies is to integrate social and employment policies into a coherent active inclusion approach that fosters social cohesion and enhances the employment chances of vulnerable groups. This requires ...
    Hardback (2016)

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  8. Add to Wish List Gender, Education and Employment

    Gender, Education and Employment

    Edited by Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Jan Skopek, Moris Triventi, Sandra Buchholz
    For much of the twentieth century, women lagged considerably behind men in their educational attainment. However, in recent decades, young women have become an important source of human capital for labor markets in modern societies, as w...
    Hardback (2015)

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  9. Add to Wish List Restructuring Welfare Governance

    Restructuring Welfare Governance

    Edited by Tanja Klenk, Emmanuele Pavolini
    This innovative book explores the introduction and impact of marketization and managerialism in social policy by adopting a dual perspective, considering both governance and human resources. Welfare governance (e.g. welfare mix, regulati...
    Hardback (2015)

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  10. Add to Wish List Race, Ethnicity and Welfare States

    Race, Ethnicity and Welfare States

    Edited by Pauli Kettunen, Sonya Michel, Klaus Petersen
    In this interdisciplinary volume, leading and emerging scholars examine the relationship between homogeneity and welfare state development. They trace Gunnar Myrdal’s influence on thinking about race in the US and explore current Europea...
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  11. Add to Wish List Social Policies in an Age of Austerity

    Social Policies in an Age of Austerity

    Edited by John Karl Scholz, Hyungypo Moon, Sang-Hyup Lee
    Social Policies in an Age of Austerity is the first major publication on the topic, with a particular interest in the United States and the Republic of Korea. The authors of the ten chapters in this book review recent developments in soc...
    Hardback (2015)

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  12. Add to Wish List The Sustainability of the European Social Model

    The Sustainability of the European Social Model

    Edited by Jean-Claude Barbier, Ralf Rogowski, Fabrice Colomb
    This book argues that the European Social Model can only be sustained in the current economic crisis if social and employment policies are adequately recognised as integral parts of European economic policy-making. The contributing autho...
    Hardback (2015)

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