Comparative Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List Work, Leisure and the Environment

    Work, Leisure and the Environment

    Tim Robinson
    This significant book explains how work–life balance is being destroyed because individuals fail to link their work effort with its adverse environmental effects and the personal costs they impose.
    Hardback (2007)

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  2. Add to Wish List Social Planning

    Social Planning

    Edited by Jessie P.H. Poon, Kenneth Button, Peter Nijkamp
    This volume presents a careful selection of the key contributions to social planning produced by leading scholars in the field. It addresses the many ethical and distributional matters which enter into planning processes. Many of these c...
    Hardback (2006)

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  3. Add to Wish List The Economics of Crime

    The Economics of Crime

    Edited by Isaac Ehrlich, Zhiqiang Liu
    This authoritative and comprehensive collection contains the most important published papers and articles on the economics of crime. It presents a variety of different perspectives and will be an essential reference source for both resea...
    Hardback (2006)

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  4. Add to Wish List Public Pensions and Immigration

    Public Pensions and Immigration

    Tim Krieger
    The rapid ageing of societies in many industrialized countries threatens the stability of unfunded public pension systems. An immigration policy that accepts young workers would appear to be a simple solution to the challenge, by increas...
    Hardback (January 2006)

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  5. 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)

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  6. 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 (September 2005)

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  7. 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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  8. 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 $185.00

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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