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Conclusion: towards a new global social policy framework?

Paul Smyth and Christopher Deeming

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

What have learned? Are we talking about a coherent shift in social policy perspective? What have we learned about the challenges ahead for strengthening welfare systems, and for economic and ... More


Governing migration and welfare: institutions and emotions in the production of differential integration

Emma Carmel and Alfio Cerami

in Migration and welfare in the new Europe: Social protection and the challenges of integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426444
eISBN:
9781447302797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426444.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter provides a sketch of the general treatment of the three elements that make up the empirical scope of the book. It then presents more critical reflections on how people can interpret and ... More


Human rights and the politics of migration in the European Union

Alfio Cerami

in Migration and welfare in the new Europe: Social protection and the challenges of integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426444
eISBN:
9781447302797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426444.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter considers several issues related to human rights. It highlights some shortcomings, inconsistencies, and human-rights violations that result from a still-ambiguous ‘politics of migration’ ... More


The Conservatives and the governance of social policy

Catherine Bochel

in The Conservative Party and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424334
eISBN:
9781447303718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424334.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter covers the possible implications for the governance of social policy of the Conservative Party under the leadership of David Cameron, including the coalition with the Liberal Democrats. ... More


A star is born

Naomi Eisenstadt

in Providing a Sure Start: How government discovered early childhood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427304
eISBN:
9781447303107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427304.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter describes some of the policymaking innovation under New Labour, and how it differed from the past. It is difficult to over emphasise the optimism of the times, both within government on ... More


Measuring to learn

christian bason

in Leading public sector innovation: Co-creating for a better society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426345
eISBN:
9781447302681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426345.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

With limited resources and rapidly growing needs, public organisations must invest in activities that create the desired value for society. To that end, organisations must measure whether they ... More


Introduction

Penny Leonard

in Promoting welfare?: Government information policy and social citizenship

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344885
eISBN:
9781447303091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344885.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the link between citizenship and information. It places the study within the context of the ‘risk society’, power relations, and the policymaking process. The latter portion of ... More


Orders of change in the ordered changes in the NHS

Martin Powell

in Dismantling the NHS?: Evaluating the Impact of Health Reforms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330226
eISBN:
9781447330271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330226.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The author introduces the difficulty in conceptualising or measuring change in health systems. The author states that in this chapter draws on the account of Hall which differentiates between first, ... More


Evidence-based policy making and social science

Gerry Stoker and Mark Evans

in Evidence-Based Policy Making in the Social Sciences: Methods That Matter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447329367
eISBN:
9781447329480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329367.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter looks at the tensions between the making of public policy and the offering of evidence from social science. Social science and policymaking are not natural ‘best’ friends. Policymakers ... More


Crafting public policy: choosing the right social science method

Gerry Stoker and Mark Evans

in Evidence-Based Policy Making in the Social Sciences: Methods That Matter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447329367
eISBN:
9781447329480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329367.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter aims to give a realistic account of how to select a method and so provide the reader with a guiding introduction to the methods that follow. It argues that the choice of method to aid ... More


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