Social Policy in a Development Context

South-South Migration
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This book seeks to explore the development and policy implications of South-South migration, specifically with regard to the role and challenges for social policy. It examines the linkages and impact of migration on gender and care regimes, human resource flows, remittances, poverty, and political o...

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$256.00
Commercialization of Health Care
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Based on original research and analysis by a group of health policy experts and economists from across the world, this book analyzes the causes and consequences of the expanding global and local commercialization of health care. It argues for the necessity and possibility of effective policy respons...

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$319.00
Gender and Social Policy in a Global Context
by Shireen Hassim ~ Hardback

This book illustrates why both academic research and policy thinking need to factor-in gender hierarchies and structures if they are to address some of the key challenges of contemporary societies: the widespread informality and insecurity of paid work and the crisis of care.Author BiographySHAHRA R...

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$429.00
Social Policy in a Development Context
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Drawing upon both conceptual and empirical evidence, this volume argues the case for the centrality of social policy in development, focusing particularly on the message that social policy needs to be closely intertwined with economic policy. It is argued that social policy can provide the crucial l...

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$140.00
Gender and Social Policy in a Global Context
by Shireen Hassim ~ Paperback / softback

This book illustrates why both academic research and policy thinking need to factor-in gender hierarchies and structures if they are to address some of the key challenges of contemporary societies: the widespread informality and insecurity of paid work and the crisis of care.Author BiographyLOURDES ...

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$383.00
Social Policy in Sub-Saharan African Context
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This volume reviews Africa's past experiences of social policy, with an eye on the future. Contributions examine a range of social policy issues around healthcare, education, the labour market and social welfare, and highlight important conceptual and policy issues for rebuilding Africa.Author Biogr...

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$333.00
Transforming the Developmental Welfare State in East Asia
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Since the economic crisis of 1997, there have been significant social policy reforms in East Asia. Using the concept of the developmental welfare state, this book seeks to answer whether the welfare reforms in East Asia have extended social rights while maintaining its developmental credentials. Tra...

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$235.00
Reforming Pensions in Developing and Transition Countries
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This book moves beyond technical studies of pension systems by addressing the political economy of pension reform in different contexts. It provides insights into key issues related to pension policy and its developmental implications, drawing on selected country studies in Africa, Asia, Eastern Eur...

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$213.00
Latin America
by Manuel Riesco ~ Hardback

The 21st century Latin American developmental welfare state model is based on a new public-private alliance, where state-led developmental social policy relies for its implementation mainly on proactive, emerging regional entrepreneurs and a growing middle class. This volume illustrates where innova...

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$303.00
South-South Migration
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This book seeks to explore the development and policy implications of South-South migration, specifically with regard to the role and challenges for social policy. It examines the linkages and impact of migration on gender and care regimes, human resource flows, remittances, poverty, and political o...

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$321.00
Towards Universal Health Care in Emerging Economies
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This book explores how political, social, economic and institutional factors in eight emerging economies have combined to generate diverse outcomes in their move towards universal health care. Structured in three parts, the book begins by framing social policy as an integral system in its own right....

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$390.00
Commercialization of Health Care
Hardback

Based on original research and analysis by a group of health policy experts and economists from across the world, this book analyzes the causes and consequences of the expanding global and local commercialization of health care. It argues for the necessity and possibility of effective policy respons...

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$238.00
Pro-Poor Macroeconomics
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This book tackles the disagreements that affect those looking to establish the macroeconomic policies needed to halve poverty over the next ten years. It presents a pro-poor macroeconomic policy allowing countries to recapture policy space, help promote growth, reduce inequality and diminish poverty...

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$398.00
Democracy and Social Policy
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Economic development is a necessary but not sufficient condition for welfare development. This book examines complex relations between democracy and social policy and the conditions under which democratic regimes can deliver adequate social protection to citizens as well as how social policy aids de...

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$322.00
Latin America
by Manuel Riesco ~ Paperback / softback

The 21st century Latin American developmental welfare state model is based on a new public-private alliance, where state-led developmental social policy relies for its implementation mainly on proactive, emerging regional entrepreneurs and a growing middle class. This volume illustrates where innova...

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$231.99
Learning from the South Korean Developmental Success
by Ilcheong Yi ~ Hardback

This analysis of South Korea's development experience can present lessons for development in the 21st century. Situating the development experience of South Korea within the framework of the capability enhancing state, this volume examines the empowering institutions and policies of South Korea betw...

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$256.00
Social Policy in the Middle East
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This book provides political and economic perspectives on social policy and its evolution in countries of the Middle East and North Africa. Chapters on Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia analyze its origins in populist or modernizing state activities, its decline in the era of neolibe...

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$362.00
Financing Social Policy
by Katja Hujo ~ Paperback / softback

Moving beyond the 'post-Washington consensus', this book shifts the focus of development policy debates away from expenditures and austerity and towards revenues and resources. The book explores the potential and the developmental impact of different categories of resources for financing social poli...

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$289.00
Mineral Rents and the Financing of Social Policy
by Katja Hujo ~ Hardback

An exploration of the implications of mineral-led wealth and the opportunities that this creates for economic and social development. The book includes theoretical and policy analyses as well as micro level country case studies, including Norway, Chile, Indonesia, Nigeria and Botswana.Author Biograp...

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$249.00
Social Policies and Private Sector Participation in Water Supply
by N. Prasad ~ Hardback

This book demonstrates that, when reforming the water sector, policymakers should arrange social policies that mitigate the negative impact of reforms. It presents a detailed analysis of the current issues, and uses country studies to show how social policies are vital in ensuring affordable access ...

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$269.00