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Economics of Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List The Disappearing State?

    The Disappearing State?

    Edited by Francis G. Castles
    ‘I like simple sentences, cross-country collaborations, great graphs, and compelling conclusions. Here, remarkably, we have a book with all four. This is vibrant writing on a topic – the long reach of state spending – that figures in ev...
    Paperback (2008)

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    Hardback (2007)

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  2. Add to Wish List Research Without Tears

    Research Without Tears

    John Creedy
    ‘Research Without Tears is. . . clearly presented and well structured. In fact it illustrates in its execution all the good advice on writing style Creedy gives to his readers. . . It will enhance any collection on research methods in th...
    Paperback (2008)

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    Hardback (2008)

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  3. Add to Wish List Ageing Labour Forces

    Ageing Labour Forces

    Edited by Philip Taylor
    ‘This book makes an important contribution to the policy debate about age and the workforce, and will be valuable both to academic researchers interested in the labour market and ageing policy, and to policymakers who wish to understand ...
    Hardback (2008)

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

    Private Pensions versus Social Inclusion?

    Edited by Traute Meyer, Paul Bridgen, Barbara Riedmüller
    ‘This brilliant book makes both a splendid contribution to the pensions debate and represents an important step forward in comparative research on complex policy issues, through its effective use of simulation techniques. . . this book m...
    Hardback (2008)

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  5. 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...
    Hardback (2007)

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  6. Add to Wish List The Consequences of Information

    The Consequences of Information

    Jannis Kallinikos
    ‘In his comprehensive and systematic investigation into the saturation of the modern world by information and its technologies, Jannis Kallinikos offers us new ways of thinking about the social and institutional consequences of this deve...
    Paperback (2007)

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    Hardback (2007)

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  7. 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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  8. Add to Wish List Gender Divisions and Working Time in the New Economy

    Gender Divisions and Working Time in the New Economy

    Edited by Diane Perrons, Colette Fagan, Linda McDowell, Kath Ray, Kevin Ward
    ‘. . . the book presents leading-edge research on a variety of issues associated with work/life integration and gender equity. It will be of value to academic researchers and students of gender, employment and social trends, and its rele...
    Paperback (2007)

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    Hardback (2006)

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  9. Add to Wish List Regulating Aged Care

    Regulating Aged Care

    John Braithwaite, Toni Makkai, Valerie Braithwaite
    ‘They have given us a fascinating case study here, rich in detail, and masterfully interpreted against the backdrop of evolving regulatory strategy. It is rare indeed to find this depth of analysis made accessible, laced throughout with ...
    Hardback (2007)

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  10. 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
    ‘In this new, exciting exposition, Brian Dollery and Joe Wallis (here joined by Linda McLoughlin) continue their unique explorations advancing the frontiers of public administration and political economy with a fresh, challenging, and th...
    Hardback (2007)

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  11. Add to Wish List The Evaluation of Active Labour Market Policies

    The Evaluation of Active Labour Market Policies

    Edited by Jaap de Koning
    This book argues that active labour market policies are necessary to improve the position of the unemployed but have so far performed relatively poorly. The contributing authors seek ways to improve active labour market policy and consid...
    Hardback (2007)

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  12. Add to Wish List Ageing and the Labor Market in Japan

    Ageing and the Labor Market in Japan

    Edited by Koichi Hamada, Hiromi Kato
    ‘. . . the book is to be highly recommended to economic and labour market analysts as well as academics and graduate students for raising some important questions and coming to grips with many new interesting puzzles in economics. Hamada...
    Hardback (March 2007)

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