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Comparative Social Policy

  1. 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
    ‘The book offers a coherent historical and interdisciplinary perspective on social capital that is illustrated through the emergence and decline of cooperative movements in Denmark (and Poland). The strength of the book lies in its abili...
    Paperback (2005)

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    Hardback (2004)

    List price $127.00

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  2. Add to Wish List Flexible Working and Organisational Change

    Flexible Working and Organisational Change

    Edited by Bram Peper, Anneke van Doorne-Huiskes, Laura den Dulk
    ‘Flexible Working and Organisational Change offers an interesting variety of studies. . . I am confident that the book will appeal to a large group of readers. Readers looking for stat-of-the-art research on topics such as changes in emp...
    Hardback (2005)

    List price $167.00

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  3. Add to Wish List Working Mothers in Europe

    Working Mothers in Europe

    Edited by Ute Gerhard, Trudie Knijn, Anja Weckwert
    ‘Working Mothers in Europe will appeal to readers with an interest in public policy development and mothers’ experiences of work–family balance (or imbalance). I envisage that Australian readers will be most interested in the sections ex...
    Hardback (2005)

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  4. Add to Wish List The Economics of Social Policy

    The Economics of Social Policy

    Peter G. Rosner
    ‘This is going to be a most useful book. . . It is sensible, informed, well-argued, and clear, and there is a good balance between theory and the results of empirical research. . . For both teachers and students this will prove to be a v...
    Paperback (2005)

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    Hardback (2003)

    List price $176.00

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  5. 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
    ‘Whilst acknowledging a “massive leap from standpipe to universal water provision in 100 years” in developed countries, the authors of this book see problems for global sustainable water supply and wastewater removal in the future. Using...
    Hardback (2005)

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  6. Add to Wish List Work, Family and Childcare

    Work, Family and Childcare

    Joris Ghysels
    ‘Based on economic theory and empirical evidence of European social reality, Joris Ghysels analyses micro-data using up-to-date econometrics. He thereby produces innovative insights and suggestions for policy change which will be of inte...
    Hardback (2004)

    List price $146.00

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  7. 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)

    List price $135.00

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  8. Add to Wish List Social Europe

    Social Europe

    Edited by Richard Berthoud, Maria Iacovou
    ‘Collectively, the chapters offer valuable insights on conducting cross-national comparative research, especially the strengths and weaknesses of the welfare regime approach. They also provide useful case studies that complement the meth...
    Hardback (2004)

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  9. Add to Wish List Solidarity Between the Sexes and the Generations

    Solidarity Between the Sexes and the Generations

    Edited by Trudie Knijn, Aafke Komter
    ‘The strength of the book lies in the comprehensive coverage of the expanded Europe and its diverse welfare perspectives, taking gender and intergenerational solidarity as the core of the discourse. The volume includes theoretical, empir...
    Hardback (2004)

    List price $138.00

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  10. Add to Wish List The Political Economy of the Voluntary Sector

    The Political Economy of the Voluntary Sector

    Brian E. Dollery, Joe L. Wallis
    ‘This book provides a superb review of the literature on nonprofit organizations and extends the boundaries of our knowledge in a substantial and novel way. In particular, Dollery and Wallis provide a seminal analysis of public policy al...
    Hardback (2004)

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  11. Add to Wish List EU Enlargement versus Social Europe?

    EU Enlargement versus Social Europe?

    Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead
    ‘Having read this text, the social, economic and political policymakers of the EU and its Member States, along with a wider academic and non-academic audience, should be in a better position to understand the social dimension of the Euro...
    Hardback (2003)

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  12. Add to Wish List Social Exclusion in European Welfare States

    Social Exclusion in European Welfare States

    Edited by Ruud Muffels, Panos Tsakloglou, David G. Mayes
    ‘This book provides useful analysis for social policy academics with a European bent, and should embolden policymakers. It does not underplay the challenges facing the EU, and especially southern countries and the UK, but it affirms that...
    Hardback (2002)

    List price $178.00

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