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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


The Council: from Law-making to Policy Coordination

Uwe Puetter

in The European Council and the Council: New intergovernmentalism and institutional change

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198716242
eISBN:
9780191784903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716242.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The most senior Council configurations—the Economic and Financial Affairs Council and the Foreign Affairs Council—as well as the Eurogroup, are charged with policy coordination rather than with ... More


Introduction

Tony Maltby, Patricia Kennett, and Kirstein Rummery

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

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420763
eISBN:
9781447303473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420763.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This edition of this book follows the tried and tested structure of previous years. This book is divided into three parts. Part One offers a review of some of the significant developments in UK ... More


Richard Titmuss and the making of British social policy studies after the Second World War: a reappraisal

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/9781447323556.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In this chapter, Robert Pinker discusses Richard Titmuss's role in the making of British social policy studies after World War II. He begins with his impressions of Titmuss and his early experiences, ... More


Implications of the College Expansion Policy for Social Stratification

Wei-Jun Jean Yeung

in Chinese Social Policy in a Time of Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199990313
eISBN:
9780199346363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990313.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In 1999, China implemented one of the most important educational policies in recent decades–college expansion, allowing more than five times as many youth per year to attend colleges since then. This ... 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


From opportunity to austerity: crisis and social policy in Spain

Javier Ramos-Díaz and Albert Varela

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/9781447304470.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Since the mid 1990s, Spain enjoyed a decade of sustained growth that appeared to give a definitive impulse to convergence with its European counterparts. The 2008 crisis, however, brought this ... More


New approaches to familism in the management of social policy for old age in Portugal

Alexandra Lopes

in Ageing in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Traditionally grounded on a ‘family model’, Southern European countries have come to terms with the recognition that there is a need to develop community care, social policy and to regulate long term ... More


Conclusion

Philip Ollerenshaw

in Northern Ireland in the Second World War: Politics, economic mobilisation and society, 1939–45

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719090509
eISBN:
9781781706206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090509.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The consequences of the war are assessed in the Conclusion. Although there was considerable improvement in the unemployment figures, the regional economy lagged behind Britain. However, the post-war ... More


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