Comparative Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List Children's Lives in Southern Europe

    Children's Lives in Southern Europe

    Edited by Lourdes Gaitán, Yannis Pechtelidis, Catarina Tomás, Natália Fernandes
    This interdisciplinary book provides a sociological view of the contemporary experiences of children in Southern Europe. Focusing on regions deeply affected by the 2008 economic crisis, it offers a detailed investigation into the impact ...
    Hardback (2020)

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  2. Add to Wish List Handbook on Global Social Justice

    Handbook on Global Social Justice

    Edited by Gary Craig
    In the fifty years since Rawls’ seminal work A Theory of Justice, the concept has been debated with those on the political right and left advocating very different understandings. This unique global collection, written by a group of inte...
    Hardback (2018)

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    Paperback (2020)

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  3. Add to Wish List The Policies of Childcare and Early Childhood Education

    The Policies of Childcare and Early Childhood Education

    Edited by Katja Repo, Maarit Alasuutari, Kirsti Karila, Johanna Lammi-Taskula
    This timely book reveals how policies of childcare and early childhood education influence children’s circumstances and the daily lives of families with children. Examining how these policies are approached, it focuses particularly on th...
    Hardback (2020)

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  4. Add to Wish List The Relational Nordic Welfare State

    The Relational Nordic Welfare State

    Edited by Sakari Hänninen, Kirsi-Marja Lehtelä, Paula Saikkonen
    The success of the Nordic welfare state is well known, but the key drivers of its remarkable expansion are not. This book explores the relationships between citizens that constitute the normative groundwork of Nordic societies, arguing t...
    Hardback (2019)

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  5. 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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  6. Add to Wish List Governance Analysis

    Governance Analysis

    Edited by Emma Carmel
    This state-of-the-art book develops the parameters of ‘governance analysis’ as a critical mode of enquiry. From a synthesis of theoretical approaches to public policy and governance, it offers a critical analytical perspective for empiri...
    Hardback (2019)

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  7. Add to Wish List Social Policy in the Middle East and North Africa

    Social Policy in the Middle East and North Africa

    Edited by Rana Jawad, Nicola Jones, Mahmood Messkoub
    This book presents a state of the art in the developing field of social policy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It offers an up-to-date conceptual analysis of social policy programmes and discourses in the MENA region b...
    Hardback (2019)

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  8. Add to Wish List Globalizing Welfare

    Globalizing Welfare

    Edited by Stein Kuhnle, Per Selle, Sven E.O. Hort
    From the welfare state’s origins in Europe, the idea of human welfare being organized through a civilized, institutionalized and uncorrupt state has caught the imagination of social activists and policy-makers around the world. This is p...
    Hardback (2019)

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  9. Add to Wish List Self-Employment as Precarious Work

    Self-Employment as Precarious Work

    Edited by Wieteke Conen, Joop Schippers
    Since the 1970s the long term decline in self-employment has slowed – and even reversed in some countries – and the prospect of ‘being your own boss’ is increasingly topical in the discourse of both the general public and within academia...
    Hardback (2019)

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  10. Add to Wish List Handbook on In-Work Poverty

    Handbook on In-Work Poverty

    Edited by Henning Lohmann, Ive Marx
    There has been a rapid global expansion of academic and policy attention focusing on in-work poverty, acknowledging that across the world a large number of the poor are ‘working poor’. Taking a global and multi-disciplinary perspective, ...
    Paperback (2019)

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    Hardback (2018)

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  11. Add to Wish List New Parents in Europe

    New Parents in Europe

    Edited by Daniela Grunow, Marie Evertsson
    This innovative book explores the different ways in which dual-earner couples in contemporary welfare states plan for, realize and justify their divisions of work and care during the transition to parenthood. Providing a unique comparati...
    Hardback (2019)

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  12. Add to Wish List Youth Unemployment and Job Insecurity in Europe

    Youth Unemployment and Job Insecurity in Europe

    Edited by Bjørn Hvinden, Christer Hyggen, Mi A. Schoyen, Tomáš Sirovátka
    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. Providing original insights into the factors causing early job insecurity in European countr...
    Hardback (2019)

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