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Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Christopher Deeming (University of Strathclyde) Paul Smyth (The University of Melbourne University of Melbourne)

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Policy Press
29 November 2017
Welfare & benefit systems; Welfare economics
Christopher Deeming and Paul Smyth, together with internationally renowned contributors, illustrate how the merging of the 'social investment' and 'inclusive growth and development' agendas, together with the environmental imperative of 'sustainability', is forging an important new social policy framework and shaping a new global development agenda.
Edited by:   Christopher Deeming (University of Strathclyde), Paul Smyth (The University of Melbourne University of Melbourne)
Imprint:   Policy Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm, 
ISBN:   9781447332497
ISBN 10:   1447332490
Pages:   368
Publication Date:   29 November 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction and overview ~ Christopher Deeming and Paul Smyth Part I: Theoretical frameworks Social investment, inclusive growth that is sustainable and the new global social policy ~ Christopher Deeming and Paul Smyth Taking social investment seriously in developed economies ~ Anton Hemerijck Making growth inclusive: perspectives on the role of social policy in developing economies ~ Sarah Cook The challenges of inclusive growth for the developmental welfare state ~ Huck-ju Kwon Part II: Policy applications Measuring and monitoring inclusive growth in developing and advanced economies: multiple definitions, open questions and some constructive proposals ~ Stephan Klasen Towards an employment strategy of inclusive growth ~ Gunther Schmid Active labour market policies for an inclusive growth ~ Giuliano Bonoli Education and skills for inclusive growth ~ Marius R. Busemeyer Inclusive growth and social investments over the life course ~ Jon Kvist Inclusive economic growth for health equity: in search of the elusive evidence ~ Guillem Lopez Casasnovas and Laia Maynou Social protection, social investment and inclusive development ~ James Midgley Social politics puzzling: governance for inclusive growth and social investment ~ Jane Jenson Limits to Growth revisited ~ Tim Jackson and Robin Webster Towards a new global social policy framework? ~ Paul Smyth and Christopher Deeming

Christopher Deeming is a Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Strathclyde. Research interests include inclusive growth and social investment inspired social policy, and comparative social policy. Paul Smyth is Honorary Professorial Fellow in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne, Australia. His numerous writings on Australian social policy include three editions of Australian Social Policy Understanding for Action (2014) and Inclusive Growth in Australia (2013).

Reviews for Reframing Global Social Policy: Social Investment for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth

Gathering excellent contributors, this edited volume is a must read for students of social policy interested in inclusive growth and social investment. Daniel Beland, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy ? A stimulating read encompassing timely and important topics such as inclusive growth and social investment - and with a global perspective. Professor Bent Greve, Roskilde University, Denmark


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