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Welfare economics

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Black Women, Work, and Welfare in the Age of Globalization

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Black Women, Work, and Welfare in the Age of Globalization

Sherrow O. Pinder

Globalization; Gender studies: women; Black & Asian studies; Welfare & benefit systems; Welfare economics

Hardback

Pinder examines the interrelatedness of globalization and workfare and how this interrelatedness is impacting black single... [more]

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Tax By Design: The Mirrlees Review

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Tax By Design: The Mirrlees Review

Institute for Fiscal Studies, James A. Mirrlees (University of Cambridge and Institute for Fiscal Studies)

Welfare economics; Taxation

Paperback

Based on the findings of a commission chaired by James Mirrlees, this volume presents a coherent picture of tax reform whose... [more]

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Advancing Human Development: Theory and Practice

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Advancing Human Development: Theory and Practice

Frances Stewart (Emeritus Professor of Development Economics, Emeritus Professor of Development Economics, University of Oxford, UK), Gustav Ranis, Emma Samman (Research Associate, Research Associate, Growth and Inequality Programme, Overseas Development Insitute, UK)

Social issues & processes; Political control & freedoms; Development economics; Welfare economics

Hardback

Human Development is a prime goal of many development strategies. This book explains what Human Development is, and how it... [more]

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Broken Benefits: What's Gone Wrong with Welfare Reform

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Broken Benefits: What's Gone Wrong with Welfare Reform

Sam Royston

Welfare & benefit systems; Welfare economics

Paperback

In Broken Benefits, Sam Royston argues that social security isn't working, and without a change in direction, it will be even... [more]

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New Contractualism in European Welfare State Policies

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New Contractualism in European Welfare State Policies

Rune Ervik, Nanna Kildal

Social issues & processes; Welfare & benefit systems; Central government policies; Welfare economics

Paperback

The 'Golden Age' of the welfare state in Europe was characterised by a strengthening of social rights as citizens became increasingly... [more]

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National Institutions - International Migration: Labour Markets, Welfare States and Immigration Policy

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National Institutions - International Migration: Labour Markets, Welfare...

Frida Borang

Migration, immigration & emigration; Welfare & benefit systems; Central government policies; Labour economics; Welfare economics

Hardback

This book offers a theoretically informed, and empirically rich, analysis of variation in immigration policy in the OECD countries... [more]

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

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

Christopher Deeming, Paul Smyth

Welfare & benefit systems; Welfare economics

Hardback

Christopher Deeming and Paul Smyth, together with internationally renowned contributors, illustrate how the merging of `social... [more]

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Research on Economic Inequality: Poverty, Inequality and Welfare

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Research on Economic Inequality: Poverty, Inequality and Welfare

Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay

Social welfare & social services; Welfare economics

Hardback

This volume presents ten chapters that discuss the economics of poverty, inequality and welfare. They address how we measure... [more]

$153.00

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The Political History of American Food Aid: An Uneasy Benevolence

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The Political History of American Food Aid: An Uneasy Benevolence

Barry Riley (Visiting Scholar, Visiting Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University)

Food & society; Charities, voluntary services & philanthropy; Central government policies; Welfare economics

Hardback

The Political History of American Food Aid provides a profound understanding of the complex factors influencing American food... [more]

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Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order: Walling the Welfare State

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Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order: Walling the Welfare State

Vanessa Barker

Sociology; Penology & punishment; International relations; Welfare economics

Hardback

In late summer 2015, Sweden embarked on one of the largest self-described humanitarian efforts in its history, opening its... [more]

$231.00

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Paying for the Welfare State in the 21st Century: Tax and Spending in Post-Industrial Societies

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Paying for the Welfare State in the 21st Century: Tax and Spending in Post-Industrial...

Sally Ruane, Sally Ruane

Welfare & benefit systems; Marxism & Communism; Welfare economics; Taxation

Paperback

Amid urgent debates around the function of welfare in the post-industrial 21st Century, and how we pay for it, David Byrne... [more]

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The Political Economy of the Small Welfare State in South Korea

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The Political Economy of the Small Welfare State in South Korea

Jae-Jin Yang

Social welfare & social services; Political economy; Welfare economics

Hardback

This book explains why the Korean welfare state is underdeveloped despite successful industrialization, democratization, a... [more]

$136.95

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Humanitarianism, War, and Politics: Solferino to Syria and Beyond

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Humanitarianism, War, and Politics: Solferino to Syria and Beyond

Peter J. Hoffman, Thomas G. Weiss

Charities, voluntary services & philanthropy; Welfare economics

Paperback

This authoritative book provides a comprehensive analysis of the original idea of humanitarianism and its evolution, exploring... [more]

$64.99

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Liberalism and the Welfare State: Economists and Arguments for the Welfare State

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Liberalism and the Welfare State: Economists and Arguments for the Welfare...

Professor Roger E. Backhouse, Bradley W. Bateman, Tamotsu Nishizawa, Dieter Plehwe

Politics & government; Economics; Political economy; Welfare economics; Economic history

Hardback

Liberalism and the Welfare State investigates the thinking of liberal economists about welfare, focusing on Britain, Germany... [more]

$115.95

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Economic Crisis and Austerity in Southern Europe: Threat or Opportunity for a Sustainable Welfare State

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Economic Crisis and Austerity in Southern Europe: Threat or Opportunity...

Maria Petmesidou, Ana Marta Guillen

Welfare economics; Financial crises & disasters

Paperback

Southern Europe has been hit hard by the global economic crisis and, as such, their welfare states have come under acute strain.... [more]

$79.99

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Understanding the Cost of Welfare

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Understanding the Cost of Welfare

Howard Glennerster

Welfare & benefit systems; Welfare economics

Paperback

A substantial, authoritative, third edition of this important textbook about the impact of economic priorities and pressures... [more]

$64.99

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Efficiency of Social Sector Expenditure in India

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Efficiency of Social Sector Expenditure in India

Brijesh C. Purohit

Social welfare & social services; Public administration; Political economy; Welfare economics

Paperback

Government investments in social sector has always played an important role in tackling social issues and facilitated in the... [more]

$75.99

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Arguments for Welfare: The Welfare State and Social Policy

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Arguments for Welfare: The Welfare State and Social Policy

Paul Spicker

Social welfare & social services; Central government policies; Welfare economics; Human geography

Paperback

This book is a concise explanation of what welfare is, and why it is important. With examples from the UK, Europe, North... [more]

$49.99

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The Uses of Social Investment

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The Uses of Social Investment

Anton Hemerijck (Professor of Political Science, European University Institute, Florence, and Centennial Professor of Social Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science)

Social welfare & social services; Political science & theory; Political economy; Welfare economics

Paperback

This volume provides the first study of the welfare state, under the new post-crisis austerity context and associated crisis... [more]

$61.95

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The Politics of Ecosocialism: Transforming welfare

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The Politics of Ecosocialism: Transforming welfare

Kajsa Borgnas, Teppo Eskelinen, Johanna Perkio, Rikard Warlenius

Politics & government; Environmental economics; Welfare economics

Paperback

As the global economy seeks to recover from the financial crisis and warnings about the consequences of climate change abound,... [more]

$86.99

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Quiet Revolution in Welfare Economics

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Quiet Revolution in Welfare Economics

Michael Albert, Robin Hahnel

Welfare economics

Paperback

This ambitious work presents a critique of traditional welfare theory and proposes a new approach to it. Radical economists... [more]

$118.00

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Neoliberalism as a State Project: Changing the Political Economy of Israel

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Neoliberalism as a State Project: Changing the Political Economy of Israel...

Asa Maron (Lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of Haifa), Michael Shalev (Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Political Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies; Labour economics; Political economy; Welfare economics

Hardback

In only a few decades, Israel was radically transformed from a developmental political economy to a neoliberal regime. This... [more]

$112.95

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Understanding the Cost of Welfare

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Understanding the Cost of Welfare

Howard Glennerster

Welfare & benefit systems; Welfare economics

Hardback

A substantial, authoritative, third edition of this important textbook about the impact of economic priorities and pressures... [more]

$167.99

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