Economics of Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List The Economics of Social Protection

    The Economics of Social Protection

    Lars Söderström
    This book focuses on arrangements for redistributing consumption opportunities over the life cycle and for providing compensation for income losses or large expenditures due to reasons such as illness and unemployment. After extensive co...
    Hardback (2008)

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  2. Add to Wish List The Economics of Health Behaviours

    The Economics of Health Behaviours

    Edited by John Cawley, Donald S. Kenkel
    This three-volume set brings together the most important and interesting papers on the economics of health behaviours such as smoking, drinking, drug use, and risky sex. Volume I explores the theoretical foundations; it also includes emp...
    Hardback (2008)

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  3. Add to Wish List Children, Changing Families and Welfare States

    Children, Changing Families and Welfare States

    Edited by Jane Lewis
    The book explores the implications of changes to the welfare state for children in a range of countries. Children, Changing Families and Welfare States: examines the implications of social policies for children; sets the discussion in ...
    Paperback (2008)

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  4. Add to Wish List Government and Public Health in America

    Government and Public Health in America

    Ronald Hamowy
    How involved should the government be in American healthcare? Ronald Hamowy argues that to answer this pressing question, we must understand the genesis of the five main federal agencies charged with responsibility for our health: the Pu...
    Paperback (2008)

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  5. Add to Wish List The Disappearing State?

    The Disappearing State?

    Edited by Francis G. Castles
    Edited by Francis G. Castles, a leading authority in the field, and bringing together an outstanding group of British, German and American scholars, it examines trends in non-social or ‘core’ spending on public administration, defence, p...
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  6. Add to Wish List Welfare States: Construction, Deconstruction, Reconstruction

    Welfare States: Construction, Deconstruction, Reconstruction

    Edited by Stephan Leibfried, Steffen Mau
    In this three-volume collection Leibfried and Mau have gathered together the most vital articles about the welfare state and its ‘reformation’ written since the mid-1970s. Their choices and organizing principles bring coherence and addit...
    Hardback (2008)

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  7. 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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  8. Add to Wish List Ageing Labour Forces

    Ageing Labour Forces

    Edited by Philip Taylor
    This provocative book considers the changing status of older workers, the evolution of public policy on age and work and the behaviour of employers. It attempts to answer the critical question: in an ageing society, can older workers loo...
    Hardback (2008)

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  9. Add to Wish List Private Pensions versus Social Inclusion?

    Private Pensions versus Social Inclusion?

    Edited by Traute Meyer, Paul Bridgen, Barbara Riedmüller
    This rigorous study sheds light on these issues. It assesses the extent to which six European multi-pillar pension regimes are socially inclusive, by micro-simulating retirement income for hypothetical citizens facing typical post-indust...
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  10. Add to Wish List The Consequences of Information

    The Consequences of Information

    Jannis Kallinikos
    This important book addresses the organizational and economic implications of the new technologies of information and communication. Jannis Kallinikos analyses the recent spectacular growth of information and the self-propelling proces...
    Paperback (2007)

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    Hardback (2007)

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  11. Add to Wish List Population Aging, Intergenerational Transfers and the Macroeconomy

    Population Aging, Intergenerational Transfers and the Macroeconomy

    Edited by Robert L. Clark, Naohiro Ogawa, Andrew Mason
    Population aging is a global phenomenon that influences not only the industrialized countries of Asia and the West, but also many middle- and low- income countries that have experienced rapid fertility decline and achieved long life expe...
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  12. Add to Wish List The Political Economy of Welfare Reform in the United States

    The Political Economy of Welfare Reform in the United States

    Mary Reintsma
    The welfare system in the United States underwent profound changes as a result of the groundbreaking welfare legislation passed in 1996 entitled The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunities Reconciliation Act (PRWORA). The Politica...
    Hardback (2007)

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