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Economics of Social Policy

  1. Add to Wish List The Economics of Social Protection

    The Economics of Social Protection

    Lars Söderström
    ‘This book will be of interest to anyone interested in the technical detail of funding mechanisms, and those not so inclined will still find plenty of thought-provoking material to explore. . . This book is a treasure-trove of empirical ...
    Hardback (2008)

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  2. Add to Wish List The Economics of Health Behaviours

    The Economics of Health Behaviours

    Edited by John Cawley, Donald S. Kenkel
    This three-volume set brings together the most important and interesting papers on the economics of health behaviours such as smoking, drinking, drug use, and risky sex. Volume I explores the theoretical foundations; it also includes emp...
    Hardback (2008)

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  3. Add to Wish List Children, Changing Families and Welfare States

    Children, Changing Families and Welfare States

    Edited by Jane Lewis
    ‘As welfare states grow up, they begin to think more carefully about their future. Jane Lewis is showing them how best to do so. This stellar collection of articles by top European scholars combines creative thinking about the new social...
    Paperback (2008)

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    Hardback (2007)

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  4. Add to Wish List Government and Public Health in America

    Government and Public Health in America

    Ronald Hamowy
    How involved should the government be in American healthcare? Ronald Hamowy argues that to answer this pressing question, we must understand the genesis of the five main federal agencies charged with responsibility for our health: the Pu...
    Paperback (2008)

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    Hardback (2007)

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  5. 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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  6. Add to Wish List Welfare States: Construction, Deconstruction, Reconstruction

    Welfare States: Construction, Deconstruction, Reconstruction

    Edited by Stephan Leibfried, Steffen Mau
    ‘Welfare States: Construction, Deconstruction, Reconstruction is the single most formidable compendium of welfare state writings that exists. The three volumes span all the main disciplines and the entire range of theoretical and empiric...
    Hardback (2008)

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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