Economics of Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List The Aging Population and the Competitiveness of Cities

    The Aging Population and the Competitiveness of Cities

    Peter Karl Kresl, Daniele Ietri
    While much of the current literature on the economic consequences of an aging population focuses on the negative aspects, this enlightening book argues that seniors can bring significant benefits – such as vitality and competitiveness – ...
    Hardback (2010)

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  2. Add to Wish List Health Tourism

    Health Tourism

    David Reisman
    In this unique and pathbreaking book, David Reisman examines the relatively new phenomenon of health travel. He presents a multidisciplinary account of the way in which lower costs, shorter waiting times, different services, and the chan...
    Hardback (2010)

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  3. Add to Wish List Work after Globalization

    Work after Globalization

    Guy Standing
    In this ground-breaking book, Guy Standing offers a new perspective on work and citizenship, rejecting the labourist orientation of the 20th century.
    Paperback (2010)

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    Hardback (2009)

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  4. Add to Wish List Distributive Justice and the New Medicine

    Distributive Justice and the New Medicine

    George P. Smith II
    The author begins by examining various economic constructs as aids for achieving a fair and equitable delivery of health care services. He then assesses their level of practical application and evaluates the costs and benefits to society...
    Paperback (2010)

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    Hardback (2008)

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  5. 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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  6. Add to Wish List Defiance in Taxation and Governance

    Defiance in Taxation and Governance

    Valerie Braithwaite
    This innovative book presents a theory of tax defiance, integrating five years of research on people’s hopes, fears and expectations of the tax system and the authority that administers it.
    Hardback (2009)

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  7. 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)

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  8. Add to Wish List Women and Employment

    Women and Employment

    Edited by Jacqueline Scott, Shirley Dex, Heather Joshi
    How is women’s employment shaped by family and domestic responsibilities? This book, written by leading experts in the field, examines twenty-five years of change in women’s employment and addresses the challenges facing women today.
    Paperback (2009)

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    Hardback (2008)

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  9. 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)

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  10. Add to Wish List When Marriage Ends

    When Marriage Ends

    Edited by Hans-Jürgen Andreß, Dina Hummelsheim
    In recent decades the probability of divorce and separation among married and cohabiting couples has increased significantly in most European countries. Focusing on both economic and social aspects, this comprehensive volume explores the...
    Hardback (2009)

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  11. Add to Wish List Frontiers in Pension Finance

    Frontiers in Pension Finance

    Edited by Dirk Broeders, Sylvester Eijffinger, Aerdt Houben
    How to deliver adequate pension benefits at reasonable costs is a huge challenge confronting our ageing societies. This book delivers a comprehensive overview of the latest insights into pension finance, pension system design, pension go...
    Paperback (2009)

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    Hardback (2008)

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  12. 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)

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    Hardback (2009)

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