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Economics of Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List The Sustainability of Cultural Diversity

    The Sustainability of Cultural Diversity

    Edited by Maddy Janssens, Myriam Bechtoldt, Arie de Ruijter, Dino Pinelli, Giovanni Prarolo, Vanja M.K. Stenius
    ‘This is a very useful book on a very important subject. The preservation of the rich and diverse body of cultures that history and continued diversity provide is of great significance for humanity and the welfare of society. The failure...
    Hardback (2010)

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  2. Add to Wish List The Elgar Companion to Social Economics

    The Elgar Companion to Social Economics

    Edited by John B. Davis, Wilfred Dolfsma
    ‘Davis and Dolfsma have edited a volume of 36 essays that provides a first-rate introduction to the recent cutting-edge scholarship in social economics. . . the volume provides an impressive and broad array of articles covering tradition...
    Paperback (2010)

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    Hardback (2008)

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  3. 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
    ‘The authors deserve credit for “rowing against the stream” and asking our attention for the possible contributions of seniors to the urban economy. Hopefully their book will inspire researchers and students to continue exploring this is...
    Hardback (2010)

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  4. Add to Wish List Health Tourism

    Health Tourism

    David Reisman
    ‘Health Tourism is a fascinating read. . . This book provides a unique look at a rapidly emerging issue for social and public policy as well as developmental studies, and would lend itself to animated debates, particularly at the graduat...
    Hardback (2010)

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  5. Add to Wish List Handbook of Microcredit in Europe

    Handbook of Microcredit in Europe

    Edited by Bárbara Jayo Carboni, Maricruz Lacalle Calderón, Silvia Rico Garrido, Karl Dayson, Jill Kickul
    ‘Microcredit in Europe has had an uncomfortable birth, often not able to emulate the successes of the developing world either in scaling-up or in attacking poverty. But things are looking up, across much of the continent; this Handbook e...
    Hardback (2010)

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  6. Add to Wish List Work after Globalization

    Work after Globalization

    Guy Standing
    ‘This is an important book. It shifts emphasis from the role of capital to the creativity of labour in the creation of value in the real economy. A central role is accorded to each and all of the skills and occupations which contribute t...
    Paperback (2010)

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    Hardback (2009)

    List price $175.00

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

    Distributive Justice and the New Medicine

    George P. Smith II
    A major new work by one of the world’s leading medical lawyers. ‘While much has been written about the various issues addressed in this book – genetics, cloning, informed consent, organ donation – Smith’s book moves beyond traditional ...
    Paperback (2010)

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    Hardback (2008)

    List price $135.00

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  8. Add to Wish List Handbook on the Economics of Discrimination

    Handbook on the Economics of Discrimination

    Edited by William M. Rodgers III
    ‘Editor Rodgers has compiled a very useful book that summarizes the current state of the literature on economic discrimination. . . This reviewer learned something new and interesting in every chapter and particularly appreciated the cle...
    Paperback (2009)

    List price $78.00

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    Hardback (May 2006)

    List price $212.00

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  9. Add to Wish List Personal Provision of Retirement Income

    Personal Provision of Retirement Income

    Edited by Jim Stewart, Gerard Hughes
    ‘This excellent study of the different ways countries are making use of personal pensions demonstrates how important it is to analyse these developments within the context of existing pension systems. It pursues searching questions about...
    Hardback (2009)

    List price $146.00

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  10. Add to Wish List Defiance in Taxation and Governance

    Defiance in Taxation and Governance

    Valerie Braithwaite
    ‘[Valerie] Braithwaite merges her considerable knowledge of a wide range of disciplines to produce an exemplar of interdisciplinary research. The use of the taxation system as the basis for analysis of how people manage their relationshi...
    Hardback (2009)

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  11. 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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  12. 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 $68.00

    Member price $54.40

    Hardback (2008)

    List price $181.00

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