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Global social policy in the making: The foundations of the social protection floor

Bob Deacon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312338
eISBN:
9781447312383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312338.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book tells the story of how the International Labour Organisation came in 2012 to recommend to all countries that they should establish a Social Protection Floor (SPF), containing basic social ... More


Implications for understanding global social policy change

Bob Deacon

in Global social policy in the making: The foundations of the social protection floor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312338
eISBN:
9781447312383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312338.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter argues that the SPF resulted from the intersection of the biographies of three individuals: the Head of the Social Security Department at the ILO, the Director General of the ILO and his ... More


Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

We inhabit a perpetually accelerating and increasingly interconnected world, with new ideas, fads, and fashions moving at social-media speed. New policy ideas, especially “ideas that work,” are now ... More


China's developmental model in Africa: a new era for global social policy?

Marian Urbina Ferretjans and Rebecca Surender

in Social Policy Review 24: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2012

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447304470
eISBN:
9781447307662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304470.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Sino-African cooperation embraces not only trade and foreign direct investment, but a ‘social dimension’ also, including expenditure on health and education. However, the ‘Chinese approach of social ... More


Globalizing Social-Policy Practice

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

in Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Adopts a more global perspective on CCT policy development, considering the roles played by multilateral agencies. In one sense, this is a story of the formidable power of organizations like the ... More


Social Policy Review 24: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2012

Majella Kilkey and Gaby Ramia (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447304470
eISBN:
9781447307662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304470.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This edition of Social Policy Review marks the 40th anniversary of a publication from the UK Social Policy Association devoted to presenting an up-to-date and diverse review of the best in social ... More


Geographies of Policy

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

in Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter 1 critically reviews the literatures on policy transfer, with an eye towards understanding the contributions and limits of orthodox approaches researching policy mobility. It presents a ... More


New Ideas for New York City

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

in Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter 3, “New Ideas for New York City,” explores Mayor Bloomberg’s experiment in South-North policy learning, his ultimately frustrated attempt to replicate the well-publicized successes of the ... More


Democracy on the Move

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

in Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter takes up this theme in more transnational terms, examining the extensive “repurposing” of participatory-budgeting routines in the context of mainstream experiments in inclusive local ... More


Conclusion: Exploring (Fast) Policy Worlds

Jamie Peck and Nik Theodore

in Fast Policy: Experimental Statecraft at the Thresholds of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816677306
eISBN:
9781452950600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677306.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The conclusion reflects on the analytical lessons have been learned across the two case studies. It suggests that there is evidence that qualitatively different forms of fast policy are at work in ... More


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