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Institutionalisation? Achieving Policy in a Fragmented State

Daniel R. Hammond

in Politics and Policy in China's Social Assistance Reform: Providing for the Poor?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474420112
eISBN:
9781474460149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420112.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The penultimate chapter argues that dibao is afflicted by institutionalisation issues common to other policies during the reform era. I use two cases from dibao to examine this lack of ... More


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


Conclusion

Daniel R. Hammond

in Politics and Policy in China's Social Assistance Reform: Providing for the Poor?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474420112
eISBN:
9781474460149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420112.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

In the final chapter of the book I bring the different aspects of diabo’s development, implementation and consolidation explored in the preceding chapters together. First, I provide an explanation ... More


Social Policy and the Capability Approach: Concepts, Measurements and Application

Mara Yerkes, Jana Javornik, and Anna Kurowska (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447341789
eISBN:
9781447343462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341789.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The capability approach, an increasingly popular conceptual and theoretical framework focused on what individuals are able to do and be, offers a unique evaluative perspective to social policy ... More


Poverty in national perspective

Paul Spicker

in The Poverty of Nations: A Relational Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447343325
eISBN:
9781447343363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343325.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

There was a time when nearly all economic and political analysis would have been done in national terms. Some commentators have been critical of ‘methodological nationalism’ – thinking that is ... 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


Obama's Welfare Legacy: An Assessment of US Anti-Poverty Policies

Anne Daguerre

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447338338
eISBN:
9781447338376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338338.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

How will the social policies of Barack Obama go down in the history books? Obama's record stands out principally because of the strong political and philosophical commitment to affordable health ... 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


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


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