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Welfare economics

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Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Thirty Countries' Experiences

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Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Thirty Countries'...

Brian Nolan, Wiemer Salverda, Daniele Checchi, Ive Marx, Abigail McKnight

Social issues & processes; Political economy; Welfare economics

Hardback

This book addresses key questions about whether inequality in incomes, wealth, and education have been widening in a consistent... [more]

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Changing Inequalities in Rich Countries: Analytical and Comparative Perspectives

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Changing Inequalities in Rich Countries: Analytical and Comparative Perspectives...

Wiemer Salverda, Brian Nolan, Daniele Checchi, Ive Marx, Abigail McKnight

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

Hardback

This book uses a combination of comparative analysis and in-depth examination of the experience of 30 countries over the past... [more]

$135.95

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Women and Austerity: The Economic Crisis and the Future for Gender Equality

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Women and Austerity: The Economic Crisis and the Future for Gender Equality...

Maria Karamessini (Panteion University, Greece), Jill Rubery (University of Manchester, UK)

Gender studies: women; Labour economics; Welfare economics

Paperback

Austerity has become the new principle for public policy in Europe and the US as the financial crisis of 2008 has been converted... [more]

$94.99

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Progress for the Poor

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Progress for the Poor

Lane Kenworthy (Professor of Sociology and Political Science, University of Arizona.)

Welfare & benefit systems; Political science & theory; Political economy; Welfare economics

Paperback

One of the principal goals of antipoverty efforts should be to improve the absolute living standards of the least well-off.... [more]

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Inclusive Growth in Australia: Social Policy as Economic Investment

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Inclusive Growth in Australia: Social Policy as Economic Investment

Paul Smyth, John Buchanan

History; Sociology; Central government policies; Welfare economics

Paperback

Written by experts from key institutions, Inclusive Growth in Australia investigates a new amalgamation of social and economic... [more]

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The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics

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The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics

Sherry Glied (Professor of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, US), Peter C. Smith (Professor of Health Policy, Imperial College Business School & Institute for Global Health, London, UK)

Public administration; Health economics; Welfare economics; Health systems & services

Paperback

This book provides an engaging, comprehensive review of health economics, with a focus on policy implications in the developed... [more]

$69.95

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Women and Austerity: The Economic Crisis and the Future for Gender Equality

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Women and Austerity: The Economic Crisis and the Future for Gender Equality...

Maria Karamessini (Panteion University, Greece), Jill Rubery (University of Manchester, UK)

Gender studies: women; Labour economics; Welfare economics

Hardback

Austerity has become the new principle for public policy in Europe and the US as the financial crisis of 2008 has been converted... [more]

$242.00

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Basic Income: An Anthology of Contemporary Research

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Basic Income: An Anthology of Contemporary Research

Karl Widerquist, Jose A. Noguera, Yannick Vanderborght, Jurgen De Wispelaere

Social & political philosophy; Welfare & benefit systems; Welfare economics

Hardback

This is the first anthology published on the basic income proposal. Basic income is a policy that would assure an unconditional,... [more]

$265.95

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Chinese Social Policy in a Time of Transition

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Chinese Social Policy in a Time of Transition

Douglas J. Besharov, Karen Baehler

Sociology; Social welfare & social services; Public administration; Welfare economics

Hardback

This book offers a composite snapshot of Chinese social policy at its point of greatest maturation prior to the 2007 global... [more]

$128.95

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The Undeserving Rich: American Beliefs about Inequality, Opportunity, and Redistribution

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The Undeserving Rich: American Beliefs about Inequality, Opportunity, and...

Leslie McCall (Northwestern University, Illinois)

Social welfare & social services; Welfare economics

Paperback

Most assume that Americans care little about income inequality, believe opportunities abound, admire the rich and dislike... [more]

$39.95

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Network Industries and Social Welfare: The Experiment that Reshuffled European Utilities

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Network Industries and Social Welfare: The Experiment that Reshuffled European...

Massimo Florio (Professor of Public Economics and Jean Monnet Chair 'ad personam' of EU Industrial Policy, Universita degli Studi di Milano)

Environmental economics; Welfare economics; Business & management; Ownership & organisation of enterprises

Hardback

This book offers a careful scrutiny of energy and telephony reforms and their social impact on households in 15 countries... [more]

$156.95

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Beyond GDP: Measuring Welfare and Assessing Sustainability

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Beyond GDP: Measuring Welfare and Assessing Sustainability

Marc Fleurbaey (Researcher, Researcher, CNRS, CERSES,), Didier Blanchet (Head of the Department of General Economic Studies, Head of the Department of General Economic Studies, University Paris Descartes)

Social & political philosophy; Social welfare & social services; Economic theory & philosophy; Welfare economics

Hardback

Is GDP a good proxy for social welfare? Building on economic theory, this book confirms that it is not, but also that most... [more]

$92.95

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The Double Crisis of the Welfare State and What We Can Do About It

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The Double Crisis of the Welfare State and What We Can Do About It

Peter Taylor-Gooby

Sociology; Welfare & benefit systems; Political structure & processes; Welfare economics

Hardback

This book analyses the immediate challenges from headlong cuts, root-and-branch restructuring and the longer-term pressures... [more]

$100.95

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Poverty in Canada

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Poverty in Canada

Raghubar Sharma (Coordinator, Forecasting and Analysis, Government of Ontario. Part-time Lecturer, University of Toronto)

Poverty & unemployment; Globalization; Population & demography; Welfare economics

Paperback

With income inequality a growing concern among many observers, it is no surprise that we have witnessed large-scale protests... [more]

$23.95

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The Undeserving Rich: American Beliefs about Inequality, Opportunity, and Redistribution

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The Undeserving Rich: American Beliefs about Inequality, Opportunity, and...

Leslie McCall (Northwestern University, Illinois)

Social welfare & social services; Welfare economics

Hardback

Most assume that Americans care little about income inequality, believe opportunities abound, admire the rich and dislike... [more]

$112.95

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Changing Welfare States

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Changing Welfare States

Anton Hemerijck (Professor of Institutional Policy Analysis at VU University Amsterdam and Centennial Professor of Social Policy at the London School of Economics.)

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

Paperback

Changing Welfare States is a major new examination of the wave of social reform that has swept across Europe over the past... [more]

$52.95

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Innovation, Human Capabilities, and Democracy: Towards an Enabling Welfare State

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Innovation, Human Capabilities, and Democracy: Towards an Enabling Welfare...

Reijo Miettinen (Professor of Adult Education, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki)

Social services & welfare, criminology; Central government policies; Welfare economics

Hardback

The book explores different policy and research frameworks on innovation, analyzing the foundation, emergence, and development... [more]

$118.95

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The Politics of the New Welfare State

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The Politics of the New Welfare State

Giuliano Bonoli (Professor of Social Policy, Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration (IDHEAP)), David Natali (Associate Professor, R. Ruffilli Faculty of Political Science In Forli', at the University of Bologna)

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

Paperback

In The Politics of the New Welfare State the main reforms in work and welfare are summarized and analyzed to provide up-dated... [more]

$52.95

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Changing Welfare States

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Changing Welfare States

Anton Hemerijck (Professor of Institutional Policy Analysis at VU University Amsterdam and Centennial Professor of Social Policy at the London School of Economics.)

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

Hardback

Changing Welfare States is a major new examination of the wave of social reform that has swept across Europe over the past... [more]

$156.95

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Welfare States and Immigrant Rights: The Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion

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Welfare States and Immigrant Rights: The Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion...

Diane Sainsbury (Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, Stockholm University)

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

Paperback

Welfare States and Immigrant Rights deals with the policies and politics of immigrants' inclusion and exclusion in six countries... [more]

$52.95

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The Political Economy of European Welfare Capitalism

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The Political Economy of European Welfare Capitalism

C. Hay, Daniel Wincott

Welfare & benefit systems; Political economy; Welfare economics

Paperback

A state-of-the-art assessment of welfare provision, policy and reform at national and at EU level which spans the whole of... [more]

$74.95

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The Role of Elites in Economic Development

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The Role of Elites in Economic Development

Alice H. Amsden, Alice DiCaprio, James A. Robinson

Development studies; Social classes; Development economics; Welfare economics

Hardback

Elites play a crucial role in the development process. The impact they have on growth and development exceeds their representation... [more]

$140.95

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Normative State Power in International Relations

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Normative State Power in International Relations

Marjo Koivisto (Lecturer in International Relations, University of Exeter)

International relations; EU & European institutions; Political economy; Welfare economics

Hardback

Normative State Power in International Relations offers a new theory of the role of scientific and moral cultures in state... [more]

$115.95

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The Politics of the New Welfare State

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The Politics of the New Welfare State

Giuliano Bonoli (Professor of Social Policy, Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration (IDHEAP)), David Natali (Associate Professor, R. Ruffilli Faculty of Political Science In Forli', at the University of Bologna)

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

Hardback

In The Politics of the New Welfare State the main reforms in work and welfare are summarized and analyzed to provide up-dated... [more]

$152.95

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Counting the Poor: New Thinking About European Poverty Measures and Lessons for the United States

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Counting the Poor: New Thinking About European Poverty Measures and Lessons...

Douglas J. Besharov (Professor of Public Policy, Professor of Public Policy, University of Maryland), Kenneth A. Couch (Professor of Economics, Professor of Economics, University of Connecticut)

Social issues & processes; Poverty & unemployment; Social work; Welfare economics

Hardback

With contributions from the world's foremost authorities on social measurement, this volume promises to be the definitive... [more]

$137.95

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