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Income Distribution and Tax and Government Social-Spending Policies in Developing Countries

Ke-young Chu, Hamid Davoodi, and Sanjeev Gupta

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Provides an overview of the changes in income distribution in developing and transition countries in recent decades, and assesses the incidence of taxes and government expenditure in these countries. ... More


Dimensions of Impact in the Social Sciences: The Case of Social Policy, Sociology and Political Science Research

Tina Haux

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447324089
eISBN:
9781447327974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324089.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Academics are increasingly required to demonstrate their impact on the wider world. The aim of this book is to compare and contextualise the dimensions of impact within the social sciences. Unlike ... More


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

Christopher Deeming and Paul Smyth (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book is concerned with ‘Social Investment’, in terms of a supply-side strategy complementing the demand-side emphasis of ‘Inclusive Growth’. Our aim is to show the logic of integrating and ... More


‘Race’: the missing dimension in social policy higher education?

Bankole Cole, Gary Craig, and Nasreen Ali

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

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447341666
eISBN:
9781447355618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341666.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the key analysis and messages from the Social Policy Association (SPA) race audit, looking at the challenges facing the discipline. The report was tasked with looking at social ... More


EU enlargement, the clash of capitalisms and the European social dimension

Paul Copeland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088254
eISBN:
9781781707470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088254.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

At the heart of the European integration process is the political economy debate over whether the EU should be a market-making project, or if it should combine this with integration in employment and ... More


Robert Pinker on rethinking approaches to welfare

John Offer

in Social Policy and Welfare Pluralism: Selected Writings of Robert Pinker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447323556
eISBN:
9781447323570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323556.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book examines Robert Pinker's selected works on social policy and welfare pluralism, past and present. Pinker began writing on social policy in the 1960s, undertaking research work on issues ... More


Precarity, migration and ageing

Karen Kobayashi and Mushira Mohsin Khan

in Precarity and Ageing: Understanding Insecurity and Risk in Later Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340850
eISBN:
9781447340904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340850.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The profile of older adults in the Global North is changing rapidly with increasing proportions of foreign-born ageing populations. Despite their demographic significance, very little research has ... More


Dimension 2: The nature of the underlying research and characteristics of the researchers

Tina Haux

in Dimensions of Impact in the Social Sciences: The Case of Social Policy, Sociology and Political Science Research

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447324089
eISBN:
9781447327974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324089.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The nature of the underlying research of the selection of Impact Case Studies from the 2014 REF is being analysed and compared across disciplines. Guiding questions for the chapters are whether there ... 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


Dimension 3: The nature and reach of impact

Tina Haux

in Dimensions of Impact in the Social Sciences: The Case of Social Policy, Sociology and Political Science Research

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447324089
eISBN:
9781447327974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324089.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this chapter the nature and reach of impact is evaluated and compared across the three sub-panels based on a typology that distinguishes between the effects on policy-making (new policy invention, ... More


A multidimensional response to tackling child poverty and disparities: reflections from the Global Study on Child Poverty and Disparities

Gaspar Fajth, Sharmila Kurukulasuriya, and Sólrún Engilbertsdóttir

in Global Child Poverty and Well-being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847424822
eISBN:
9781447307235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424822.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

There are critical times in a child's life where failure to intervene can have irreversible impacts on their capabilities and quality of life. Although protecting the rights of all children and ... More


Social Policy Review 20: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2008

Tony Maltby, Patricia Kennett, and Kirstein Rummery (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420763
eISBN:
9781447303473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420763.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This book provides anyone interested in welfare issues with critical analyses of progress and change in areas of major interest during the past year. Contributions reflect key themes in the UK and ... 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


The ends and means of social policy: a personal and generational perspective

Robert Pinker

in Social Policy and Welfare Pluralism: Selected Writings of Robert Pinker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447323556
eISBN:
9781447323570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323556.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In this chapter, Robert Pinker considers the ways in which different generations of students perceive the history of social policy as well as the different vantage points in time from which each of ... More


International Human Rights, Social Policy & Global: Critical Perspectives

Gerard McCann and Féilim Ó hAdhmaill (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447349211
eISBN:
9781447349259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349211.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

From a Critical Social Policy perspective and with a Global Development remit, this book addresses a range of key questions regarding international human rights. With human rights constantly under ... More


Greece: the quest for national welfare expansion through more social Europe

Theodoros Sakellaropoulos

in The Europeanisation of social protection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420206
eISBN:
9781447303794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420206.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter analyses and explains Greece's official response to the EU's evolving social policy. Understanding this response requires a careful consideration of the four important factors that ... More


Freedom from want: 60 years on1

Michael Hill

in Social Policy Review 21: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2009

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423733
eISBN:
9781447303480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423733.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This section of the book presents a three-part structure focusing on developments in the welfare state, a selection of chaPTERS commissioned from the Social Policy Association (SPA) annual ... More


Dimension 4: Taking the long view: looking back over 40 years of Social Policy

Tina Haux

in Dimensions of Impact in the Social Sciences: The Case of Social Policy, Sociology and Political Science Research

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447324089
eISBN:
9781447327974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324089.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Based on 16 interviews with Social Policy Professors on the impact and influence they have had (or not had) over their professional lifecourse, the chapter picks up on themes set out in chapter 2 ... More


The subject of social administration

Pete Alcock

in Welfare and wellbeing: Richard Titmuss's contribution to social policy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342997
eISBN:
9781447304203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342997.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter deals with the appointment of Richard Titmuss, which is described as ‘social administration’. The professional association which he later co-sponsored is initially called the Social ... More


Summary and conclusions

Tina Haux

in Dimensions of Impact in the Social Sciences: The Case of Social Policy, Sociology and Political Science Research

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447324089
eISBN:
9781447327974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324089.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Key themes coming out from the book are that there still seems to be a role for the academic as the expert on a topic over their role as producer of specific pieces or, even, programmes of research, ... More


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