Economics of Social Policy

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Add to Wish List Handbook of Research on Economic and Social Well-being

    Handbook of Research on Economic and Social Well-being

    Edited by Conchita D’Ambrosio
    The past decade has been characterized by a burgeoning interest in new concepts of individual and social well-being. The impetus for this new research has stemmed from increased demand from policy makers and civil society for measures of...
    Hardback (2018)

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  7. 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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  8. Add to Wish List Bridging the Prosperity Gap in the EU

    Bridging the Prosperity Gap in the EU

    Edited by Ulf Bernitz, Moa Mårtensson, Lars Oxelheim, Thomas Persson
    Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the authors invaluably pinpoint both overarching problems and possibilities associated with the social dimension of European integration. Prominent researchers of economics, law and political science...
    Hardback (2018)

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  9. Add to Wish List The Social Legitimacy of Targeted Welfare

    The Social Legitimacy of Targeted Welfare

    Edited by Wim van Oorschot, Femke Roosma, Bart Meuleman, Tim Reeskens
    This book addresses new perspectives on the perceived popular deservingness of target groups of social services and benefits, offering new insights and analysis to this quickly developing field of welfare attitudes research. It provides ...
    Hardback (2017)

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  10. Add to Wish List Building a Climate Resilient Economy and Society

    Building a Climate Resilient Economy and Society

    Edited by K. N. Ninan, Makoto Inoue
    Climate change will have a profound impact on human and natural systems, and will also impede economic growth and sustainable development. In this book, leading experts from around the world discuss the challenges and opportunities in bu...
    Hardback (2017)

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  11. Add to Wish List Social Investment and Social Welfare

    Social Investment and Social Welfare

    Edited by James Midgley, Espen Dahl, Amy Conley Wright
    This book contributes to the growing literature on social investment by discussing the way social investment ideas have been adopted in different countries and in various academic and professional fields, including social policy, develop...
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  12. Add to Wish List Housing Wealth and Welfare

    Housing Wealth and Welfare

    Edited by Caroline Dewilde, Richard Ronald
    Both growth and unevenness in the distribution of housing wealth have become characteristic of advanced societies in recent decades. Housing Wealth and Welfare examines, in various contexts, how housing property ownership has become cent...
    Hardback (2017)

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