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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
    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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  3. Add to Wish List Poverty and Inequality in East Asia

    Poverty and Inequality in East Asia

    Edited by Inhoe Ku, Peter Saunders
    This insightful book addresses the urgent need for robust evidence on recent trends and factors contributing to poverty and inequality in East Asia.
    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 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 seminal book addresses the critical and urgent question of ‘what makes welfare states s...
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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
    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. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach this book provides a cutting-edge, in-depth account o...
    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
    Bent Greve critically considers thinking on the core elements of welfare states, how they should be ranked and how to recognise indicators of their direction of movement. Providing expert analysis of the historical development of welfare...
    Hardback (2022)

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  7. Add to Wish List Global Youth Unemployment

    Global Youth Unemployment

    Ross Fergusson, Nicola Yeates
    This timely book introduces a fresh perspective on youth unemployment by analysing it as a global phenomenon. Ross Fergusson and Nicola Yeates argue that only by incorporating analysis of the dynamics of the global economy and global gov...
    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
    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...
    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
    This multidisciplinary book unpacks and outlines the contested roles of nationalism and democracy in the formation and transformation of welfare-state institutions and ideologies. At a time when neo-liberal, post-national and nationalist...
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  10. Add to Wish List The Politicisation of Social Europe

    The Politicisation of Social Europe

    Francesco Corti
    While for some scholars the Euro crisis dashed the dream of Social Europe, this thought-provoking book proposes a more nuanced assessment, challenging the notion of austerity as the only way forward. Tracing the evolution of the politica...
    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
    This comprehensive and innovative book demonstrates the dynamics of welfare policies in different socioeconomic settings by providing comparative analyses of the Baltic and Nordic welfare state systems. The book contributes to finding an...
    Hardback (2021)

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  12. Add to Wish List The Small Welfare State

    The Small Welfare State

    Edited by Jae-jin Yang
    In a period of rapid change for welfare states around the world, this insightful book offers a comparative study of three historically small welfare states: the US, Japan, and South Korea. Featuring contributions from international disti...
    Hardback (2020)

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    Paperback (2021)

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