Comparative Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List The Evolution of Social Innovation

    The Evolution of Social Innovation

    Edited by Frances Westley, Katherine McGowan, Ola Tjörnbo
    At a time when governments and civil society organizations are putting ever-greater stock in social innovation as a route to transformation, understanding what characterizes social innovation with transformative potential is important. E...
    Hardback (2017)

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  2. Add to Wish List Empowering Young People in Disempowering Times

    Empowering Young People in Disempowering Times

    Edited by Hans-Uwe Otto, Valerie Egdell, Jean-Michel Bonvin, Roland Atzmüller
    Following the 2008 economic crisis, the situation for young people deteriorated dramatically in many European countries. Employment and training opportunities have reduced, and levels of poverty and social exclusion have increased. This ...
    Hardback (2017)

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  3. Add to Wish List Social Services Disrupted

    Social Services Disrupted

    Edited by Flavia Martinelli, Anneli Anttonen, Margitta Mätzke
    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 book revives the discussion on public social services and their redesign, with a focus ...
    Hardback (2017)

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  4. Add to Wish List Technology and the Future of Work

    Technology and the Future of Work

    Bent Greve
    Changes in the labour market demand new solutions to mitigate the potentially dramatic wiping away of jobs, and this important book offers both analysis and suggestions for change. Bent Greve provides a systematic and vigorous assessment...
    Hardback (2017)

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  5. Add to Wish List Social Inequality Across the Generations

    Social Inequality Across the Generations

    Edited by Jani Erola, Elina Kilpi-Jakonen
    Social Inequality Across the Generations provides an innovative perspective on social stratification studies by advancing the theoretical and empirical case for the influence of resource compensation. It examines whether resource compens...
    Hardback (2017)

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  6. Add to Wish List Handbook of Social Policy Evaluation

    Handbook of Social Policy Evaluation

    Edited by Bent Greve
    This Handbook uses methodologies and cases to discover how and when to evaluate social policy, and looks at the possible impacts of evaluation on social policy decisions. The contributors present a detailed analysis on how to conduct soc...
    Hardback (2017)

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  7. Add to Wish List Models of Secondary Education and Social Inequality

    Models of Secondary Education and Social Inequality

    Edited by Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Sandra Buchholz, Jan Skopek, Moris Triventi
    From an international comparative perspective, this third book in the prestigious eduLIFE Lifelong Learning series provides a thorough investigation into how social inequalities arise during individuals’ secondary schooling careers. Payi...
    Hardback (2016)

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  8. Add to Wish List Non-Standard Employment in Post-Industrial Labour Markets

    Non-Standard Employment in Post-Industrial Labour Markets

    Edited by Werner Eichhorst, Paul Marx
    Examining the occupational variation within non-standard employment, this book combines case studies and comparative writing to illustrate how and why alternative occupational employment patterns are formed. Through expert contributions,...
    Paperback (2016)

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    Hardback (2015)

    List price $184.00

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  9. Add to Wish List Exploring Inequality in Europe

    Exploring Inequality in Europe

    Edited by Martin Heidenreich
    Europe has become a dominant frame for the generation, regulation and perception of social inequalities. This trend was solidified by the current economic crisis, which is characterized by increasing inequalities between central and peri...
    Hardback (2016)

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  10. Add to Wish List Post-Communist Welfare States in European Context

    Post-Communist Welfare States in European Context

    Kati Kuitto
    This is the first book providing a comprehensive and systematic empirical assessment of the post-communist welfare states in Central and Eastern Europe in the context of their Western European counterparts. Based on the classical typolog...
    Hardback (2016)

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  11. Add to Wish List Trust, Social Capital and the Scandinavian Welfare State

    Trust, Social Capital and the Scandinavian Welfare State

    Gunnar L.H. Svendsen, Gert T. Svendsen
    Denmark exemplifies the puzzle of socio-economic success in Scandinavia. Populations are thriving despite the world’s highest levels of tax and generous social benefits. Denmark would appear to be a land of paradise for free-riders and t...
    Hardback (2016)

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  12. Add to Wish List Combating Poverty in Europe

    Combating Poverty in Europe

    Edited by Rune Halvorsen, Bjørn Hvinden
    Discovering methods to combat poverty and social exclusion has now become a major political challenge in Europe. This book offers an original and timely analysis of how actors at the European, national and subnational levels meet this ch...
    Hardback (2016)

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