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  1. 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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  2. 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
    ‘This important volume lays bare the significance of platform work for the wider world of work and for society at large. Through a multidisciplinary perspective it addresses a myriad of issues concerning platform work that have not recei...
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  3. Add to Wish List Poverty and Inequality in East Asia

    Poverty and Inequality in East Asia

    Edited by Inhoe Ku, Peter Saunders
    ‘In this engaging volume, leading experts utilize high-quality datasets to assess social policies in contemporary East Asia. These excellent and nuanced studies analyze interactions among multiple changes currently underway – including p...
    Hardback (October 2022)

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  4. Add to Wish List Towards Sustainable Welfare States in Europe

    Towards Sustainable Welfare States in Europe

    Edited by Mi A. Schoyen, Bjørn Hvinden, Merethe Dotterud Leiren
    ‘This edited book should be applauded for insisting that environmental issues are racing up the agenda and must gain pride of place in future thinking. In particular, global heating and the climate crisis pose an existential threat to co...
    Hardback (September 2022)

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  5. Add to Wish List Social Policy in Changing European Societies

    Social Policy in Changing European Societies

    Edited by Kenneth Nelson, Rense Nieuwenhuis, Mara A. Yerkes
    ‘The volume is a worthy celebration of ESPAnet’s 20th anniversary. The chapters examine two decades of research on the core elements of social policy — from healthcare to housing, from poverty to privatization, from social investment to ...
    Hardback (July 2022)

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  6. Add to Wish List Rethinking Welfare and the Welfare State

    Rethinking Welfare and the Welfare State

    Bent Greve
    ‘An innovative and up-to-date synthesis of the literature and an excellent introduction to welfare state research. This book challenges long-held views and discusses various measures to assess welfare state development. A must read for e...
    Hardback (2022)

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  7. Add to Wish List Global Youth Unemployment

    Global Youth Unemployment

    Ross Fergusson, Nicola Yeates
    ‘Rarely has a study of global youth unemployment so adeptly combined an empirically-grounded scrutiny of its levels and trends, with a conceptually nuanced analysis of its political economy drivers at multiple scales. Fergusson and Yeate...
    Hardback (2021)

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    Paperback (2022)

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

    Welfare States in the 21st Century

    Ian Greener
    ‘This text is essential reading for the study of comparative social policy. It explores and accounts for the five “New Giants” for 24 developed nations using the relatively novel approach of Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA). It is ...
    Hardback (2022)

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  9. Add to Wish List Nationalism and Democracy in the Welfare State

    Nationalism and Democracy in the Welfare State

    Edited by Pauli Kettunen, Saara Pellander, Miika Tervonen
    ‘There are many discussions of the relative importance in today’s political conflicts of culture and class, and of the ambiguous relationships among market liberalism, nationalism and the welfare state. But there are very few that confro...
    Hardback (2022)

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  10. Add to Wish List The Politicisation of Social Europe

    The Politicisation of Social Europe

    Francesco Corti
    ‘The book provides an up-to-date assessment of Social Europe and its politics since the Great Recession. It outlines the main conflict lines which have shaped policy development at the EU level and gauges their relative significance in d...
    Hardback (2022)

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  11. Add to Wish List Challenges to the Welfare State

    Challenges to the Welfare State

    Edited by Jolanta Aidukaite, Sven E.O. Hort, Stein Kuhnle
    ‘In this important book, the authors offer a rich and multifaceted comparative analysis of family policies and pension protection systems in the Baltic and Nordic countries. By exploring two rarely contrasted socioeconomic settings, the ...
    Hardback (2021)

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  12. Add to Wish List The Small Welfare State

    The Small Welfare State

    Edited by Jae-jin Yang
    ‘The Small Welfare State makes a big contribution. With brilliant chapters from leading scholars in the field, it uncovers a distinctive model of social provision that links together an unusual set of countries. It is especially relevant...
    Hardback (2020)

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    Paperback (2021)

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