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Understanding Global Social Policy (2nd ed)

Yeates, Nicola ed. (2014). Understanding Global Social Policy (2nd ed). Understanding Welfare: Social Issues, Policy and Practice. Bristol: The Policy Press.

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Abstract

Building on the successes of 'Understanding Global Social Policy' (Yeates, ed. 2008) and its companion text, the 'Global Social Policy Reader' (Yeates and Holden, eds, 2009), the second edition of this leading textbook identifies and reviews the key issues, debates and priorities of action for social policy on a global scale. All first edition chapters have been systematically revised and updated to reflect major developments in this fast-paced area of policy. It includes new material on the Millennium Development Goals, the Social Protection Floor and the 'greening' of global social policy. This second edition includes new chapters on global poverty and inequality, social protection, criminal justice and education. Written by an international team of leading social policy researchers and analysts, Understanding Global Social Policy is the leading textbook in the field. Based on cutting-edge research, it provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of global social policymaking.

Item Type: Edited Book
Copyright Holders: 2014 Policy Press and the Social Policy Association
ISBN: 1-4473-1023-3, 978-1-4473-1023-5
Keywords: global social policy; social policy; global poverty; global social inequality; global social governance; global regional governance; global business; international trade; global labour policy; global health policy; global pensions; global social protection; global education policy; global criminal justice; global population policy
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies > Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
International Development & Inclusive Innovation
Item ID: 40529
Depositing User: Nicola Yeates
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2014 08:26
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 08:46
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/40529
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