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Economics of Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List Long-run Growth, Social Institutions and Living Standards

    Long-run Growth, Social Institutions and Living Standards

    Edited by Neri Salvadori, Arrigo Opocher
    This engaging book contains a set of original contributions to the much-debated issues of long-run economic growth in relation to institutional and social progress.
    Hardback (2009)

    List price $167.00

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  2. Add to Wish List Women and Employment

    Women and Employment

    Edited by Jacqueline Scott, Shirley Dex, Heather Joshi
    ‘This excellent collection deserves to be read, and from cover to cover. . . all the contributions focus on the UK situation over the past 25 years, although some offer comparative exemplars and analysis. This national focus makes this c...
    Paperback (2009)

    List price $71.00

    Member price $56.80

    Hardback (2008)

    List price $181.00

    Member price $162.90

  3. Add to Wish List When Marriage Ends

    When Marriage Ends

    Edited by Hans-Jürgen Andreß, Dina Hummelsheim
    ‘This is a double-faced book, which should be read by everybody who is concerned about the societal effects of divorce. It shows that divorce has negative economic and social consequences, not only in the Anglo-Saxon countries, but also ...
    Hardback (2009)

    List price $184.00

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  4. Add to Wish List Social Policy in an Ageing Society

    Social Policy in an Ageing Society

    David Reisman
    Around half the world’s population live in countries where the fertility rate is far below the replacement rate and where life expectancy is increasing dramatically. Using Singapore as a case study, Social Policy in an Ageing Society exp...
    Hardback (2009)

    List price $146.00

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  5. Add to Wish List Frontiers in Pension Finance

    Frontiers in Pension Finance

    Edited by Dirk Broeders, Sylvester Eijffinger, Aerdt Houben
    ‘In this fresh and valuable volume, experts from across the world provide guidance on pension design, risk management, and governance that is urgently needed in this rapidly changing pension environment. Aging populations are putting pre...
    Paperback (2009)

    List price $62.00

    Member price $49.60

    Hardback (2008)

    List price $164.00

    Member price $147.60

  6. Add to Wish List Social Protection in Africa

    Social Protection in Africa

    Frank Ellis, Stephen Devereux, Phillip White
    The purpose of this book is to make accessible to a broad audience the ideas, principles and practicalities of establishing effective social protection in Africa. It focuses on the major shift in strategy for tackling hunger and vulnerab...
    Paperback (2009)

    List price $62.00

    Member price $49.60

    Hardback (2009)

    List price $165.00

    Member price $148.50

  7. Add to Wish List Health Care and Public Policy

    Health Care and Public Policy

    David Reisman
    Health care is absorbing an increasing share of resources in all countries. It is the task of public policy to ensure that the nation secures good quality attention at an affordable price. This book, distinguishing clearly between health...
    Paperback (2009)

    List price $71.00

    Member price $56.80

    Hardback (2007)

    List price $167.00

    Member price $150.30

  8. Add to Wish List Regulatory Capitalism

    Regulatory Capitalism

    John Braithwaite
    ‘In this sprawling and ambitious book John Braithwaite successfully manages to link the contemporary dynamics of macro political economy to the dynamics of citizen engagement and organisational activism at the micro intestacies of govern...
    Paperback (2009)

    List price $62.00

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    Hardback (2008)

    List price $129.00

    Member price $116.10

  9. Add to Wish List The Working Poor in Europe

    The Working Poor in Europe

    Edited by Hans-Jürgen Andreß, Henning Lohmann
    ‘This volume represents a valuable contribution to debates on welfare states, public policy, poverty and social exclusion. It is an empirically rich and analytically robust comparative collection, highlighting the variations between and ...
    Hardback (2008)

    List price $165.00

    Member price $148.50

  10. Add to Wish List The Economics of Social Protection

    The Economics of Social Protection

    Lars Söderström
    ‘This book will be of interest to anyone interested in the technical detail of funding mechanisms, and those not so inclined will still find plenty of thought-provoking material to explore. . . This book is a treasure-trove of empirical ...
    Hardback (2008)

    List price $127.00

    Member price $114.30

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

    Children, Changing Families and Welfare States

    Edited by Jane Lewis
    ‘As welfare states grow up, they begin to think more carefully about their future. Jane Lewis is showing them how best to do so. This stellar collection of articles by top European scholars combines creative thinking about the new social...
    Paperback (2008)

    List price $62.00

    Member price $49.60

    Hardback (2007)

    List price $151.00

    Member price $135.90

  12. 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)

    List price $92.00

    Member price $73.60

    Hardback (2007)

    List price $242.00

    Member price $217.80

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