Economics of Social Policy

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  1. Add to Wish List Personal Provision of Retirement Income

    Personal Provision of Retirement Income

    Edited by Jim Stewart, Gerard Hughes
    In response to demographic change many countries in the European Union have reformed their pension systems. During the last two decades personal pensions have been introduced in Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Poland, ...
    Hardback (2009)

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  2. Add to Wish List Research Without Tears

    Research Without Tears

    John Creedy
    The book covers topics including: planning a first research project; writing a first research paper; writing a thesis and the relationship with a supervisor; the differences between journal and book publishing and what to expect from edi...
    Paperback (2008)

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    Hardback (2008)

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  3. Add to Wish List Reform and Leadership in the Public Sector

    Reform and Leadership in the Public Sector

    Joe L. Wallis, Brian E. Dollery, Linda McLoughlin
    The authors provide a fresh and accessible multi-disciplinary perspective on public management reform in this study. The work includes a broad survey of the paradigms and patterns that have shaped and differentiated the reform process in...
    Hardback (2007)

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  4. Add to Wish List Work, Leisure and the Environment

    Work, Leisure and the Environment

    Tim Robinson
    This significant book explains how work–life balance is being destroyed because individuals fail to link their work effort with its adverse environmental effects and the personal costs they impose.
    Hardback (2007)

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  5. Add to Wish List Redesigning the Welfare State

    Redesigning the Welfare State

    Hans-Werner Sinn, Christian Holzner, Wolfgang Meister, Wolfgang Ochel, Martin Werding
    Redesigning the Welfare State argues that the current high level of unemployment in Germany not only creates a major challenge for the German welfare state, but is to a good extent caused by the way the country's welfare system is design...
    Hardback (2006)

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  6. Add to Wish List Public Pensions and Immigration

    Public Pensions and Immigration

    Tim Krieger
    The rapid ageing of societies in many industrialized countries threatens the stability of unfunded public pension systems. An immigration policy that accepts young workers would appear to be a simple solution to the challenge, by increas...
    Hardback (2006)

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  7. Add to Wish List The Creation and Destruction of Social Capital

    The Creation and Destruction of Social Capital

    Gunnar L.H Svendsen, Gert T. Svendsen
    This book will contribute substantially to academic and popular debates on social capital and will be an invaluable source of reference for all social scientists. It will particularly appeal to students and scholars of public policy, eco...
    Paperback (2005)

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    Hardback (2004)

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  8. Add to Wish List Pension Systems

    Pension Systems

    Edited by Elsa Fornero, Paolo Sestito
    Pension Systems enters into the current lively debate on European pensions. The focus of the book is the analysis of public intervention in individuals’ retirement choice, its rationale and the desirability of legislation introducing a s...
    Hardback (2005)

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  9. Add to Wish List The Economics of Social Policy

    The Economics of Social Policy

    Peter G. Rosner
    This unique book demonstrates how instruments of economics can be usefully employed to analyse social policy. The merits and limits of social policy programmes are discussed as answers to problems of market societies.
    Paperback (2005)

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    Hardback (2003)

    List price $176.00

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  10. Add to Wish List Poverty and Subsidiarity in Europe

    Poverty and Subsidiarity in Europe

    Didier Fourage
    This book focuses on the effects of welfare state arrangements on the dynamics of poverty in Europe. The author contends that the EU is primarily based on economic integration and as a result social policy issues have remained secondary ...
    Hardback (2004)

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  11. Add to Wish List The Political Economy of the Voluntary Sector

    The Political Economy of the Voluntary Sector

    Brian E. Dollery, Joe L. Wallis
    In this book, the authors outline how policymakers in advanced countries have moved away from exclusive reliance on the public sector in social service delivery, towards a more multi-faceted approach that seeks to combine the strengths o...
    Hardback (2004)

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  12. Add to Wish List The End of Marriage?

    The End of Marriage?

    Jane Lewis
    The modern day sees fewer marriages than before, and cohabitation is a major driver of family change. Jane Lewis questions whether this is – as many commentators argue and fear – a sign of ever-increasing individualism. Just as the or...
    Paperback (2002)

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