Comparative Social Policy

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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...
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  4. Add to Wish List Government, Governance and Welfare Reform

    Government, Governance and Welfare Reform

    Edited by Alberto Brugnoli, Alessandro Colombo
    This unique and original book focuses on institutional changes, welfare reforms and transformations in both Britain and Italy over the last three decades.
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  5. Add to Wish List The Costs of Children

    The Costs of Children

    Edited by David G. Mayes, Mark Thomson
    The expert contributors provide an assessment of how countries can handle the fair allocation of the costs of childcare. They look at the experience within Europe in recent years and show in particular how these interrelate with the obje...
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  6. Add to Wish List Colonialism and Welfare

    Colonialism and Welfare

    Edited by James Midgley, David Piachaud
    The British Empire covered three centuries, five continents and one-quarter of the world’s population. Its legacy continues, shaping the societies and welfare policies of much of the modern world. In this book, for the first time, this l...
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  7. Add to Wish List Social Capital in Europe

    Social Capital in Europe

    Emanuele Ferragina
    The book investigates the determinants of social capital across 85 European regions capturing the renewed interest among social capital theorists for the importance of active secondary groups in supporting the correct functioning of soci...
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  8. Add to Wish List Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis

    Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis

    Edited by Ray Forrest, Ngai-Ming Yip
    Housing markets are at the centre of the recent global financial turmoil. In this well-researched study, a multidisciplinary group of leading analysts explores the impact of the crisis within, and between, countries.
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  9. Add to Wish List Women, Gender and Rural Development in China

    Women, Gender and Rural Development in China

    Edited by Tamara Jacka, Sally Sargeson
    This multidisciplinary book explores gender politics in the discourses and practices of development in rural China. The contributors – scholars in political science, anthropology, gender, development and Chinese studies – examine how dif...
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  10. Add to Wish List Community Co-Production

    Community Co-Production

    Edited by Jane Farmer, Carol Hill, Sarah-Anne Muñoz
    This book addresses a clutch of contemporary societal challenges including: aging demography and the consequent need for extended care in communities; public service provision in an era of retrenching welfare and global financial crises;...
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  11. Add to Wish List Migration in Britain

    Migration in Britain

    Tony Fielding
    Migration in Britain takes a fresh look at the patterns of migration at both the regional and local levels and develops new theoretical frameworks and novel methods to explain these patterns. It anticipates British society and its intern...
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  12. Add to Wish List The Social Economics of Thorstein Veblen

    The Social Economics of Thorstein Veblen

    David Reisman
    Thorstein Veblen was a multidisciplinary social scientist whose original insights continue to inspire debate. Rather than focusing on allocation, markets and scarcity, his perspective on economics was rather one of Darwinian evolution an...
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