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Comparative Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List Lifelong Learning in Europe

    Lifelong Learning in Europe

    Edited by Ellu Saar, Odd Bjørn Ure, John Holford
    ‘Saar, Ure, and Holford have offered the definitive statement on the increasingly crucial area of lifelong learning across a vast range of European nations. The volume is far more than a collection of isolated and independent case studie...
    Hardback (2013)

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  2. Add to Wish List Social Entrepreneurship

    Social Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Jill Kickul, David Gras, Sophie Bacq, Mark Griffiths
    It is over twenty years since the first research article on social entrepreneurship was published. The literature has reached the critical mass necessary for reflection and singling out of exemplar pieces, and the exponential growth in r...
    Hardback (2013)

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  3. Add to Wish List Transforming European Employment Policy

    Transforming European Employment Policy

    Edited by Ralf Rogowski, Robert Salais, Noel Whiteside
    Since the mid 1990s, the focus of European employment and social policy has shifted from protection to promotion. This book provides a timely analysis of this new form of governance, and the new forms of policy delivery and audit which a...
    Paperback (2013)

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    Hardback (2012)

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  4. Add to Wish List Gendered Lives

    Gendered Lives

    Edited by Jacqueline Scott, Shirley Dex, Anke C. Plagnol
    'Gendered Lives in a fascinating and innovative smorgasbord of new research, asking key questions about the nature and future of gender inequalities. The research presented is accessible at a senior undergraduate level, with more detail ...
    Paperback (2013)

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    Hardback (2012)

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  5. Add to Wish List Growing the Productivity of Government Services

    Growing the Productivity of Government Services

    Patrick Dunleavy, Leandro Carrera
    ‘Carrera and Dunleavy provide a crystal clear and comprehensive account of the complex issues involved in how best to improve the productivity of government services. They offer a nuanced but powerful explanation of productivity puzzles,...
    Paperback (2013)

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    Hardback (2013)

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  6. Add to Wish List Government, Governance and Welfare Reform

    Government, Governance and Welfare Reform

    Edited by Alberto Brugnoli, Alessandro Colombo
    ‘Alberto Brugnoli and Alessandro Colombo have put together an important collection of essays on government and governance in Italy and Britain. This richly documented comparative study proposes to answer two key questions: how does the c...
    Hardback (2013)

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  7. Add to Wish List The Costs of Children

    The Costs of Children

    Edited by David G. Mayes, Mark Thomson
    ‘Finally, here is a book that provides a long-overdue holistic analysis of childcare. Written in a clear style, The Costs of Children breaks new ground in demonstrating how political choices about childcare have different impacts on equa...
    Hardback (2013)

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  8. Add to Wish List Colonialism and Welfare

    Colonialism and Welfare

    Edited by James Midgley, David Piachaud
    ‘Midgley and Piachaud’s book. . .offers scholars, students and social policy advocates an eminently readable, thought provoking overview of the historical development, current goals and future prospects of social protection policy in Chi...
    Paperback (2012)

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    Hardback (2011)

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  9. Add to Wish List Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis

    Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis

    Edited by Ray Forrest, Ngai-Ming Yip
    ‘Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis is worth reading for policymakers (in central banks, governments or municipalities) who are in charge of the introduction of regulatory or fiscal measures in the housing sector. I enjoyed ...
    Paperback (2012)

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    Hardback (2011)

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  10. Add to Wish List Social Capital in Europe

    Social Capital in Europe

    Emanuele Ferragina
    ‘The quantitative survey of social capital at the regional level is an original contribution that opens a fresh geographic perspective on the literature in this field. Moving beyond the statistical representation of regional patterns the...
    Hardback (2012)

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  11. 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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  12. Add to Wish List Community Co-Production

    Community Co-Production

    Edited by Jane Farmer, Carol Hill, Sarah-Anne Muñoz
    Governments around the globe are promoting co-production and community social enterprise as policy strategies to address the need for local, 21st century service provision – but can small communities engage spontaneously in social enterp...
    Hardback (2012)

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