Comparative Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List Welfare States in the 21st Century

    Welfare States in the 21st Century

    Ian Greener
    On the 80th anniversary of Beveridge’s report on the ‘Five Giants’ confronting societal progress in the 1940s, this innovative book examines the ‘New Giants’ confronting us today: inequality, preventable mortality, the crisis of democrac...
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  2. Add to Wish List Teaching Social Work

    Teaching Social Work

    Neil Thompson
    There are particular challenges involved in teaching social work. As with other professional disciplines, it is not simply a matter of passing on the key elements of the knowledge base; there is also the need to equip students to be able...
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  3. Add to Wish List Care Homes in a Turbulent Era

    Care Homes in a Turbulent Era

    Edited by Pat Armstrong, Susan Braedley
    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. This thoughtful book provides a refreshing, comparative perspective on the future of care ho...
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  4. Add to Wish List Healthcare and Elderly Care in Europe

    Healthcare and Elderly Care in Europe

    Thomas Bahle, Mareike Ariaans, Katharina Koch, Claus Wendt
    Given growing caseloads, limited funding and staff shortages, the need for coordination in healthcare and elderly care is at an all-time high. This timely book conducts a cross-national analysis of coordination problems in healthcare and...
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  5. Add to Wish List Welfare States in a Turbulent Era

    Welfare States in a Turbulent Era

    Edited by Bent Greve
    This insightful book provides a systematic analysis of the development of affluent Western welfare states in this turbulent era. It explores the consequences for welfare states of modern crises such as climate change, the COVID-19 pandem...
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  6. Add to Wish List Migration Patterns Across the Mediterranean

    Migration Patterns Across the Mediterranean

    Edited by Adelina Miranda, Antía Pérez-Caramés
    With contributions from leading scholars in Southern Europe, this compelling book demonstrates the plurality of migratory circumstances and analyses the significance of the Mediterranean migration model. Highlighting the challenges of st...
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  7. Add to Wish List A Research Agenda for East Asian Social Policy

    A Research Agenda for East Asian Social Policy

    Edited by Misa Izuhara
    Since the turn of the millennium, significant social, economic, political and technological transformations have brought policy issues to prominence in East Asian societies. This topical Research Agenda finds East Asian social policy at ...
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  8. Add to Wish List Cultural Policy Beyond the Economy

    Cultural Policy Beyond the Economy

    Deborah Stevenson
    This unique and insightful book provides a comprehensive examination of contemporary cultural policy and its discourses, influences, and consequences. It examines the factors that have led to a narrowing of cultural policy and suggests n...
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  9. Add to Wish List Contingent Workers’ Voice in Southern Europe

    Contingent Workers’ Voice in Southern Europe

    Edited by Sofía Pérez de Guzmán, Marcela Iglesias-Onofrio, Ivana Pais
    Contingent Workers’ Voice in Southern Europe investigates the manifold challenges posed by the continued expansion of the platform economy, the rise of non-standard forms of employment, and the diversification of work identities.
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  10. Add to Wish List Social Dialogue in the Gig Economy

    Social Dialogue in the Gig Economy

    Edited by Jean-Michel Bonvin, Nicola Cianferoni, Maria Mexi
    As our digital economy continues to expand, gig work becomes increasingly significant. This incisive book investigates the ways in which social dialogue can reinforce decent working practices and create inclusive workplaces in the growin...
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  11. Add to Wish List A Research Agenda for the Gig Economy and Society

    A Research Agenda for the Gig Economy and Society

    Edited by Valerio De Stefano, Ilda Durri, Charalampos Stylogiannis, Mathias Wouters
    Providing a comprehensive, interdisciplinary overview of the gig economy from both a labour and employment perspective, this Research Agenda goes beyond the question of the employment status of platform workers. It investigates how the g...
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  12. Add to Wish List Building Markets

    Building Markets

    Gyu-Jin Hwang
    Nowhere in the world presents a more dramatic case of wealth creation than East Asia. Contrary to the common belief that social policy in the economic powerhouses of the region is secondary to their pursuit of economic growth, Gyu-Jin Hw...
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