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The responsiveness of social policies in Europe: The Netherlands in comparative perspective

Menno Fenger, Martijn van der Steen, and Lieske van der Torre

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447305767
eISBN:
9781447311577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305767.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers theoretical and practical insights in the responsiveness of social policies. It includes a comparative analysis of recent developments in social assistance, sheltered work and labour ... More


Human dignity and social policy

Chak Kwan and Graham Bowpitt

in Human dignity and welfare systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344311
eISBN:
9781447302551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344311.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers the concepts of human dignity and social policy, starting with an example of the treatment of Iraqi prisoners at the hands of American soldiers. It moves on to a discussion of ... More


Different frameworks, similar outcomes: comparing Australia and New Zealand

Gaby Ramia, Simon Marginson, and Erlenawati Sawir

in Regulating international students' wellbeing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447310150
eISBN:
9781447310174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310150.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Having discussed the Australian and Zealand models of international student welfare regulation respectively in the two previous chapters, this chapter conducts a comparative analysis of the two ... 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


Responsive policies in contested welfare states?

Menno Fenger, Martijn van der Steen, and Lieske van der Torre

in The responsiveness of social policies in Europe: The Netherlands in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447305767
eISBN:
9781447311577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305767.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the issue of responsiveness and legitimacy of European welfare states from a comparative perspective. It start from the assumption that the failure to respond to societal, ... More


Long-Term Care Reforms in OECD Countries

Cristiano Gori, Jose-Luis Fernandez, and Raphael Wittenberg (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447305057
eISBN:
9781447311539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305057.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Long-term care (LTC) is a key policy priority for governments internationally. Most countries are faced with demographic and/or socio-economic changes that are resulting in a significant growth in ... More


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