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Designing Parental Leave PolicyThe Norway Model and the Changing Face of Fatherhood

Designing Parental Leave Policy: The Norway Model and the Changing Face of Fatherhood

Berit Brandth and Elin Kvande

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529201574
eISBN:
9781529201628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529201574.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Many of the Nordic countries have designed parental leave policies in ways that can promote participation of fathers in child care. Norway was the first country to introduce a father-specific leave ... More

Diffusing Human Trafficking Policy in Eurasia

Diffusing Human Trafficking Policy in Eurasia

Laura A. Dean

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447352839
eISBN:
9781447353263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352839.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The issue of human trafficking is particularly important in the region between Europe and Asia due to the dramatic increase in the number of persons trafficked into and through the region since the ... More

Minimum Income Standards and Reference BudgetsInternational and Comparative Policy Perspectives

Minimum Income Standards and Reference Budgets: International and Comparative Policy Perspectives

Christopher Deeming (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447352952
eISBN:
9781447352969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352952.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Research into minimum income standards and reference budgets around the world is compared in this illuminating book. From countries with long established research traditions to places where it is ... More

Social Policy Review 32Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2020

Social Policy Review 32: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2020

James Rees, Marco Pomati, and Elke Heins (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447341666
eISBN:
9781447355618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341666.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book presents an up-to-date and diverse review of the best in social policy scholarship over the past year. The book considers current issues and critical debates in the UK and the international ... More

Unhealthy PoliticsThe Battle over Evidence-Based Medicine

Unhealthy Politics: The Battle over Evidence-Based Medicine

Eric M. Patashnik, Alan S. Gerber, and Conor M. Dowling

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203225
eISBN:
9780691208565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203225.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The U.S. medical system is touted as the most advanced in the world, yet many common treatments are not based on sound science. This book sheds new light on why the government's response to this ... More

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