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 engaging book addresses the question of how diverse communities, whether in a nation, city or organization, can live together and prosper whilst retaining and enjoying their cultural differences. This is a particularly pertinent iss...
    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
    As this comprehensive Companion demonstrates, social economics is a dynamic and growing field that emphasizes the key role that values play in the economy and in economic life. Social economics treats the economy and economics as being e...
    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
    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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  4. 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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  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
    This timely Handbook offers a unique opportunity to consider the performance and national context of microcredit initiatives within the European Union.
    Hardback (2010)

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  6. 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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  7. 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)

    List price $175.00

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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
    Discrimination’s dynamic nature means that no single theory, method, data or study should be relied upon to assess its magnitude, causes, or remedies. Despite some gains in our understanding, these remain active areas of debate among res...
    Paperback (2009)

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    Hardback (May 2006)

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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
    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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  10. 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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  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)

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  12. 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)

    List price $71.00

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    Hardback (2008)

    List price $181.00

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