Economics of Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List Government Failure

    Government Failure

    Wilfred Dolfsma
    This highly unique book takes a fundamental look at when and how a government can fail at its core responsibility of formulating rules. Government, representing society, relates to the economy by formulating the rules within which (marke...
    Hardback (2013)

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  2. Add to Wish List Public Sector Shock

    Public Sector Shock

    Edited by Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead
    This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. The goal of this volume is to study this ‘public sector shock’. While budgetary reforms seek...
    Hardback (May 2013)

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  3. Add to Wish List Transforming European Employment Policy

    Transforming European Employment Policy

    Edited by Ralf Rogowski, Robert Salais, Noel Whiteside
    Since the mid 1990s, the focus of European employment and social policy has shifted from protection to promotion. This book provides a timely analysis of this new form of governance, and the new forms of policy delivery and audit which a...
    Paperback (2013)

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    Hardback (April 2012)

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  4. Add to Wish List Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis

    Housing Markets and the Global Financial Crisis

    Edited by Ray Forrest, Ngai-Ming Yip
    Housing markets are at the centre of the recent global financial turmoil. In this well-researched study, a multidisciplinary group of leading analysts explores the impact of the crisis within, and between, countries.
    Paperback (November 2012)

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    Hardback (May 2011)

    List price $153.00

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  5. Add to Wish List The Social Economics of Thorstein Veblen

    The Social Economics of Thorstein Veblen

    David Reisman
    Thorstein Veblen was a multidisciplinary social scientist whose original insights continue to inspire debate. Rather than focusing on allocation, markets and scarcity, his perspective on economics was rather one of Darwinian evolution an...
    Hardback (July 2012)

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  6. Add to Wish List Economy and Society in Europe

    Economy and Society in Europe

    Edited by Luigi Burroni, Maarten Keune, Guglielmo Meardi
    While an economy is always ‘embedded’ in society, the relationship between the two is undergoing profound changes in Europe, resulting in widespread instability which is emphasised by the current crisis. This book analyses these changes,...
    Hardback (2012)

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  7. Add to Wish List Work Inequalities in the Crisis

    Work Inequalities in the Crisis

    Edited by Daniel Vaughan-Whitehead
    This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. This book offers a unique combination of research, case studies and policy discussions. An a...
    Hardback (February 2012)

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  8. Add to Wish List Complexity, Institutions and Public Policy

    Complexity, Institutions and Public Policy

    Graham Room
    Graham Room argues that conventional approaches to the conceptualisation and measurement of social and economic change are unsatisfactory. As a result, researchers are ill-equipped to offer policy advice. This book offers a new analytica...
    Paperback (January 2012)

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    Hardback (2011)

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  9. Add to Wish List Before and After the Economic Crisis

    Before and After the Economic Crisis

    Edited by Marie-Ange Moreau
    This timely book casts new light on the key issues arising from the contentious debate around the future of the European Social Model. The book brings together leading experts to provide a thorough and well-informed response to the recen...
    Hardback (December 2011)

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  10. Add to Wish List Fighting Working Poverty in Post-industrial Economies

    Fighting Working Poverty in Post-industrial Economies

    Eric Crettaz
    This thought-provoking book provides an in-depth analysis of the working poor phenomenon and its causes across welfare regimes, and identifies the most efficient policy mixes and best practices that could be utilized to resolve this prob...
    Hardback (December 2011)

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  11. Add to Wish List Measuring More than Money

    Measuring More than Money

    Rafael Muñoz de Bustillo, Enrique Fernández-Macías, José-Ignacio Antón, Fernando Esteve
    Job quality is a crucial link between the economy and well-being. This original book proves that it can and should be measured, proposing a theoretically based multidimensional ‘Index of Job Quality’ that is tested in the EU member State...
    Hardback (October 2011)

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  12. Add to Wish List The Role of Collective Bargaining in the Global Economy

    The Role of Collective Bargaining in the Global Economy

    Edited by Susan Hayter
    This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. This book examines the ways in which collective bargaining addresses a variety of workplace ...
    Hardback (July 2011)

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