Published August 1995
by IDRC (International Development Research Cent .
Written in English
|Contributions||Mario Torres A. (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||220|
The Handbook of Social Policy is an attempt to document the now substantial body of knowledge about government social policies that has been accumulated since the study of social policy first emerged as an organized field of academic endeavor about 50 years ago/5(4). The Online Books Page Social Policy in a Global Society: Parallels and Lessons from the Canada-Latin America Experience. Title: Social Policy in a Global Society: Parallels and Lessons from the Canada-Latin America Experience: Editor: Morales-Gómez, Daniel A. What is social policy, and why are welfare systems important? How have they been affected by the global financial crisis?The fourth edition of this well-respected textbook provides an excellent introduction to social policy in the twenty-first century. Expert contributors examine the development, delivery, and implications of welfare, as well as the social and economic context . The Handbook of Social Policy is an attempt to document the now substantial body of knowledge about government social policies that has been accumulated since the study of social policy first emerged as an organized field of academic endeavor about 50 years ago/5(2).
The Handbook of Social Policy is a comprehensive examination of the development, implementation and impact of social policy. The international team of contributors documents the substantial body of knowledge about government social policies and the forces which drive it. Social Policy and Society is an international academic journal sponsored by the UK Social Policy Association. The journal welcomes stimulating original articles that draw upon contemporary policy-related research and associated developments in the social sciences. Each issue contains peer reviewed articles reflecting. Introduction — Social policy and social protection All this calls for innovative ways of extending protection. Historically, solidarity between the protected and others has been insufficient to achieve broad coverage, often due to a fear that the level of protection will be eroded (levelled down).File Size: 63KB. 1 Introducing Global Politics 1 2Historical Context 25 3 Theories of Global Politics 53 4 The Economy in a Global Age 83 5 The State and Foreign Policy in a Global Age 6 Society in a Global Age 7 The Nation in a Global Age 8Identity,Culture and Challenges to the West 9Power and Twenty-first Century World Order 10 War and Peace
Get this from a library! Social policy in a global society: parallels and lessons from the Canada-Latin America experience. [Daniel A Morales-Gomez; Mario Torres A; International Development Research Centre (Canada);] -- The focus of the s was economic adjustment; in the s, it's social policy reform. Governments are realizing that without effective social policies, the . CAN THERE BE A GLOBAL STANDARD FOR SOCIAL POLICY? THE ‘SOCIAL POLICY PRINCIPLES’ AS A TEST CASE The Development Committee of the World Bank/IMF requested in October that the World Bank should ‘work with the United Nations, the Fund and other partners to develop general principles of good practice in structural and social policies’. Building on the successes of Understanding Global Social Policy (Yeates ed. ) and its companion text, the Global Social Policy Reader (Yeates and Holden ed. ), the second edition of this leading textbook in social policy identifies and reviews the key issues, debates and priorities for action in global social policy as a field of academic study and /5(10). Social Policy for an aging Society Social Policy for an aging Society Carole B. Cox Carole B. Cox, MSW, PhD as people age, they are at increased risk of having their basic human rights threatened or violated. When age is perceived as incompetence, it can easily lead to discrimination that impacts human rights. Based on the premise that social Cited by: 7.