Comparative Social Policy

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

    Complexity, Institutions and Public Policy

    Graham Room
    Graham Room argues that conventional approaches to the conceptualisation and measurement of social and economic change are unsatisfactory. As a result, researchers are ill-equipped to offer policy advice. This book offers a new analytica...
    Paperback (2012)

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    Hardback (2011)

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  2. Add to Wish List Fighting Working Poverty in Post-industrial Economies

    Fighting Working Poverty in Post-industrial Economies

    Eric Crettaz
    This thought-provoking book provides an in-depth analysis of the working poor phenomenon and its causes across welfare regimes, and identifies the most efficient policy mixes and best practices that could be utilized to resolve this prob...
    Hardback (2011)

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  3. Add to Wish List Families, Care-giving and Paid Work

    Families, Care-giving and Paid Work

    Edited by Nicole Busby, Grace James
    This unique selection of chapters brings together researchers from a variety of academic disciplines to explore aspects of law’s engagement with working families. It connects academic debate with policy proposals through an integrated se...
    Hardback (2011)

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  4. Add to Wish List Before and After the Economic Crisis

    Before and After the Economic Crisis

    Edited by Marie-Ange Moreau
    This timely book casts new light on the key issues arising from the contentious debate around the future of the European Social Model. The book brings together leading experts to provide a thorough and well-informed response to the recen...
    Hardback (2011)

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  5. Add to Wish List Aging Populations, Globalization and the Labor Market

    Aging Populations, Globalization and the Labor Market

    Edited by Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Sandra Buchholz, Karin Kurz
    This topical and timely analysis of late career and retirement within nine European societies and the USA examines how social inequality structures have developed in an era of globalization and aging populations.
    Hardback (2011)

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

    The Welfare State and Life Transitions

    Edited by Dominique Anxo, Gerhard Bosch, Jill Rubery
    This timely book reveals that new life courses are found to require more, and not less welfare support, but only Sweden has developed an active life course approach and only three more could be considered supportive, in at least some lif...
    Paperback (2011)

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    Hardback (2010)

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  7. Add to Wish List Measuring More than Money

    Measuring More than Money

    Rafael Muñoz de Bustillo, Enrique Fernández-Macías, José-Ignacio Antón, Fernando Esteve
    Job quality is a crucial link between the economy and well-being. This original book proves that it can and should be measured, proposing a theoretically based multidimensional ‘Index of Job Quality’ that is tested in the EU member State...
    Hardback (2011)

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  8. Add to Wish List Handbook of Employment and Society

    Handbook of Employment and Society

    Edited by Susan McGrath-Champ, Andrew Herod, Al Rainnie
    This Handbook deepens and extends the engagement between research concerned with work and employment and labour geography. It links fundamental concepts concerning the politics of place that human geographers have developed in recent yea...
    Paperback (2011)

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    Hardback (2010)

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  9. Add to Wish List New Welfare States in East Asia

    New Welfare States in East Asia

    Edited by Gyu-Jin Hwang
    The fast changing economic climate is creating substantial pressure for welfare state restructuring worldwide. Yet the discussion regarding challenges faced and the responses required has been confined to the ‘standard welfare states’ in...
    Hardback (2011)

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

    Handbook on Third Sector Policy in Europe

    Edited by Jeremy Kendall
    While scholarship on the social, economic and political contributions of organisations existing between the market and the state has proliferated in recent years, no sustained attention has previously been paid to how such organisations ...
    Paperback (2011)

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    Hardback (2010)

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  11. Add to Wish List Welfare States and Public Opinion

    Welfare States and Public Opinion

    Claus Wendt, Monika Mischke, Michaela Pfeifer
    Welfare States and Public Opinion comprises an informed inquiry into three fields of social policy – health policy, family policy, and unemployment benefits and social assistance. Though the analyses stem from research spanning fifteen c...
    Hardback (2011)

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  12. Add to Wish List An Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship

    An Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Rafeal Ziegler
    This timely book sets social entrepreneurship in a historical context, from its philanthropic beginnings in the Victorian era to the present day, against the backdrop of contemporary global capitalism.
    Paperback (2011)

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    Hardback (2009)

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