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The role of food charity in Italy

Sabrina Arcuri, Gianluca Brunori, and Francesca Galli

in The Rise of Food Charity in Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340003
eISBN:
9781447347606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340003.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter forms the land case study for Italy. As with all empirical chapters it explores several key themes in relation to food charity in Italy: • the history of food charity in the national ... More


Food banks and the UK welfare state

Hannah Lambie-Mumford and Rachel Loopstra

in The Rise of Food Charity in Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340003
eISBN:
9781447347606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340003.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter forms the land case study for the UK. As with all empirical chapters it explores several key themes in relation to food charity in the UK: • the history of food charity in the national ... More


Redistributing waste food to reduce poverty in Slovenia

Vesna Leskošek and Romana Zidar

in The Rise of Food Charity in Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340003
eISBN:
9781447347606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340003.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter forms the land case study for Slovenia. As with all empirical chapters it explores several key themes in relation to food charity in Slovenia: • the history of food charity in the ... More


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


Food banks in the Netherlands stepping up to the plate: shifting moral and practical responsibilities

Hilje van der Horst, Leon Pijnenburg, and Amy Markus

in The Rise of Food Charity in Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340003
eISBN:
9781447347606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340003.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter forms the land case study for the Netherlands. As with all empirical chapters it explores several key themes in relation to food charity in the Netherlands: • the history of food charity ... More


Food aid in post-crisis Spain: a test for this welfare state model

Amaia Inza-Bartolomé and Leire Escajedo San-Epifanio

in The Rise of Food Charity in Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340003
eISBN:
9781447347606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340003.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter forms the land case study for Spain. As with all empirical chapters it explores several key themes in relation to food charity in Spain: • the history of food charity in the national ... More


New frames for food charity in Finland

Tiina Silvasti and Ville Tikka

in The Rise of Food Charity in Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340003
eISBN:
9781447347606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340003.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter forms the land case study for Finland. As with all empirical chapters it explores several key themes in relation to food charity in Finland: • the history of food charity in the national ... More


Changes in Social Policy in Hong Kong since 1997 Old Wine in New Bottles?

Wong Hung

in Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139477
eISBN:
9789882208681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139477.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter identifies a central problem in Hong Kong’s social policy—its economic pragmatism. This limitation, together with the colonial mentality of policymakers, shaped the social policy in the ... More


On Elephants, butterflies and lions: social protection, innovation and investment

Yuri Kazepov, Tatiana Saruis, and Fabio Colombo

in Local Social Innovation to Combat Poverty and Exclusion: A Critical Appraisal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447338444
eISBN:
9781447338482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338444.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The rise of social innovation as a paradigm for social intervention is part of the ongoing restructuring process of post-war European welfare systems’. The chapter analyses this transformation ... 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


Social exclusion and food assistance in Germany

Fabian Kessl, Stephan Lorenz, and Holger Schoneville

in The Rise of Food Charity in Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340003
eISBN:
9781447347606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340003.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter forms the land case study for Germany. As with all empirical chapters it explores several key themes in relation to food charity in Germany: • the history of food charity in the national ... More


Chinese Social Policy in a Time of Transition

Douglas Besharov and Karen Baehler (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199990313
eISBN:
9780199346363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990313.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The story of China’s spectacular economic growth is well known. Less well known is the country’s equally dramatic, though not always equally successful, social policy transition. Between the ... 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


Conclusion: towards a new global social policy framework?

Paul Smyth and Christopher Deeming

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

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332497
eISBN:
9781447332534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332497.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

What have learned? Are we talking about a coherent shift in social policy perspective? What have we learned about the challenges ahead for strengthening welfare systems, and for economic 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


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


Situating social policy analysis: possibilities from quantitative and qualitative GIS

Scott Orford and Brian Webb

in Towards a Spatial Social Policy: Bridging the Gap Between Geography and Social Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447337904
eISBN:
9781447337959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337904.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the potential use of GIS in social policy analysis. It describes the advantages of GIS as an approach to social policy enquiry and provides a number of extant examples from a ... 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


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


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


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