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Comparative Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List Women, Gender and Rural Development in China

    Women, Gender and Rural Development in China

    Edited by Tamara Jacka, Sally Sargeson
    ‘Women, Gender and Rural Development in China is a superbly rich volume of thickly textured, reflective, and critical accounts of gendered processes of rural development. There is no doubt that it will make a significant contribution to ...
    Paperback (2012)

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    Hardback (2011)

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  2. Add to Wish List The Big Society Debate

    The Big Society Debate

    Edited by Armine Ishkanian, Simon Szreter
    ‘There is nothing new about the notion of a Big Society. This book combines historical scholarship, international research and grassroots experience to shine a critical spotlight on the rhetoric behind the coalition government’s big idea...
    Paperback (2012)

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    Hardback (2012)

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  3. Add to Wish List Complexity, Institutions and Public Policy

    Complexity, Institutions and Public Policy

    Graham Room
    ‘I was excited by the book and the light it threw on many current policy issues. I was immensely impressed by the sheer scope and bravado of what I read. It attempts to integrate complexity science with evolutionary theory and institutio...
    Paperback (2012)

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    Hardback (2011)

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  4. Add to Wish List The Welfare State and Life Transitions

    The Welfare State and Life Transitions

    Edited by Dominique Anxo, Gerhard Bosch, Jill Rubery
    ‘The Welfare State and Life Transitions presents a novel assessment of social policy in European countries. This collection of nine country studies neatly melds two distinct lines of social scientific inquiry: comparative welfare state s...
    Paperback (2011)

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    Hardback (2010)

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  5. Add to Wish List Handbook of Employment and Society

    Handbook of Employment and Society

    Edited by Susan McGrath-Champ, Andrew Herod, Al Rainnie
    ‘This volume provides a comprehensive overview of the analytical interactions between geography, space, work and employment. Space is not simply a banal backdrop against which work and employment processes and relations operate. Rather, ...
    Paperback (2011)

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    Hardback (2010)

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  6. Add to Wish List Handbook on Third Sector Policy in Europe

    Handbook on Third Sector Policy in Europe

    Edited by Jeremy Kendall
    ‘This book will be a major resource for all those interested in the third sector policy environment in Europe. It is the product of extensive research collaboration, and Kendall has done an excellent job in bringing together the talents ...
    Paperback (2011)

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    Hardback (2010)

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  7. Add to Wish List An Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship

    An Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Rafeal Ziegler
    ‘. . . the book is a welcome and timely contribution to improving the understanding of social entrepreneurship and the work of social entrepreneurs. The text provides an excellent critical analysis of the dominant economic discourse surr...
    Paperback (2011)

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    Hardback (2009)

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  8. Add to Wish List Gender Inequalities in the 21st Century

    Gender Inequalities in the 21st Century

    Edited by Jacqueline Scott, Rosemary Crompton, Clare Lyonette
    ‘This authoritative book, which brings together chapters by many of the leading experts on the topic, documents the new barriers and continuing constraints that still stand in the way of gender equality. It is essential reading for anyon...
    Paperback (2011)

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    Hardback (2010)

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  9. Add to Wish List Work–Family Balance, Gender and Policy

    Work–Family Balance, Gender and Policy

    Jane Lewis
    A groundbreaking analysis of the challenges facing families and governments in the 21st century. ‘Jane Lewis is a brilliant conceptual innovator and gifted empirical analyst in the field of social policy. This book expertly illuminates...
    Paperback (2010)

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    Hardback (2009)

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  10. Add to Wish List Governance, Globalization and Public Policy

    Governance, Globalization and Public Policy

    Edited by Patricia Kennett
    ‘. . . this edited volume is an excellent overview of the multiple definitions and dimensions of “governance” in various transnational situations and forms. Moreover, because it discusses the interrelatedness of global markets and other ...
    Paperback (2009)

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    Hardback (2008)

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  11. Add to Wish List Women and Employment

    Women and Employment

    Edited by Jacqueline Scott, Shirley Dex, Heather Joshi
    ‘This excellent collection deserves to be read, and from cover to cover. . . all the contributions focus on the UK situation over the past 25 years, although some offer comparative exemplars and analysis. This national focus makes this c...
    Paperback (2009)

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    Hardback (2008)

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  12. Add to Wish List Social Protection in Africa

    Social Protection in Africa

    Frank Ellis, Stephen Devereux, Phillip White
    The purpose of this book is to make accessible to a broad audience the ideas, principles and practicalities of establishing effective social protection in Africa. It focuses on the major shift in strategy for tackling hunger and vulnerab...
    Paperback (2009)

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    Hardback (2009)

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