Economics of Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List Constraining Democratic Governance in Southern Europe

    Constraining Democratic Governance in Southern Europe

    José M. Magone
    In this thought-provoking book, José M. Magone investigates the growing political, economic and social divisions between the core countries of the European Union and the southern European periphery. He examines the major hindrances that ...
    Hardback (2021)

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  2. Add to Wish List The European Social Model and an Economy of Well-being

    The European Social Model and an Economy of Well-being

    Giovanni Bertin, Marion Ellison, Giuseppe Moro
    This timely book critically examines the European Social Model as a contested concept and concrete set of European welfare and governance arrangements. It offers a theoretical and empirical analysis of new economic models and existing Eu...
    Hardback (2021)

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  3. Add to Wish List Poverty, Crisis and Resilience

    Poverty, Crisis and Resilience

    Edited by Marie Boost, Jennifer Dagg, Jane Gray, Markus Promberger
    Poverty remains a problem in Europe, raising the need for new solutions. In this thought-provoking book the contributors delve deeply into the everyday lives of poor households to see which practices and resources they apply to improve t...
    Hardback (2020)

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  4. Add to Wish List Global Justice, Markets and Domination

    Global Justice, Markets and Domination

    Fausto Corvino
    This thought-provoking book analyses the process of labour commodification, through which the individual’s ability to earn a basic living becomes dependent on the conditions of the market relationship. Building on the premise that the se...
    Hardback (2020)

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  5. Add to Wish List Debt and Austerity

    Debt and Austerity

    Edited by Jodi Gardner, Mia Gray, Katharina Moser
    This book explores the complex interactions between debt and austerity, analysing the social, economic, and legal implications of governments’ responses to the 2008 financial crisis.
    Hardback (2020)

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  6. Add to Wish List Welfare State Legitimacy in Times of Crisis and Austerity

    Welfare State Legitimacy in Times of Crisis and Austerity

    Edited by Tijs Laenen, Bart Meuleman, Wim van Oorschot
    Has there been change or continuity in the welfare attitudes of Europeans since the 2008 financial crisis? Using data from the European Social Survey, this book reveals how various types of welfare attitudes evolved between 2008, when th...
    Hardback (2020)

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  7. Add to Wish List Towards Convergence in Europe

    Towards Convergence in Europe

    Edited by Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead
    This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY 3.0 IGO License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. This book aims to answer a number of important questions. To what extent have European countri...
    Hardback (2019)

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  8. Add to Wish List Giving Behaviours and Social Cohesion

    Giving Behaviours and Social Cohesion

    Lorna Zischka
    ‘Giving’ time and money to the community indicates the existence of relationships that draw people together, and ‘who people give to’ indicates how inclusive these relational networks are. Using UK data for the analysis, Zischka argues t...
    Hardback (2019)

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  9. Add to Wish List Digitalization, Immigration and the Welfare State

    Digitalization, Immigration and the Welfare State

    Mårten Blix
    The Swedish welfare state finds itself in the middle of two major upheavals: The impact of technology and immigration. Having taken in more refugees per capita than most other countries, the pillars of the welfare state are being shaken....
    Paperback (2018)

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    Hardback (2017)

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  10. Add to Wish List Household Debt and Economic Crises

    Household Debt and Economic Crises

    Heikki Hiilamo
    The trajectories of increasing household debt are studied in the contexts of the US and the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Finland and Norway. Household Debt and Economic Crises examines remedies to prevent and alleviate the over-indebted...
    Hardback (2018)

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  11. Add to Wish List Reducing Inequalities in Europe

    Reducing Inequalities in Europe

    Edited by Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead
    International debate has recently focused on increased inequalities and the adverse effects they may have on both social and economic developments. Income inequality, now at its highest level for the past half-century, may not only under...
    Hardback (2018)

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  12. Add to Wish List The Home

    The Home

    Edited by Antonio Argandoña
    In the first major work to take the home as a center of analysis for global social problems, experts from a variety of fields reveal the multidimensional reality of the home and its role in societies worldwide. This unique book serves as...
    Hardback (2018)

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