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Growth, Structural Change, and Inequality: The Experience of Thailand

Isra Sarntisart

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:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This is the last of five country case studies on income inequality, and looks at the case of Thailand. Following on from a number of other studies, the study attempts to re‐examine the relationships ... More


Protecting Children: A Social Model

Brid Featherstone, Anna Gupta, Kate Morris, and Sue White

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447332732
eISBN:
9781447332787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332732.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The state is increasingly experienced as both intrusive and neglectful, particularly by those living in poverty, leading to loss of trust and widespread feelings of alienation and disconnection. ... More


Domestic abuse: a case study

Brid Featherstone, Anna Gupta, Kate Morris, and Sue White

in Protecting Children: A Social Model

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447332732
eISBN:
9781447332787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332732.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter focuses on domestic abuse. The recognition that poverty is a factor in domestic abuse and is linked to men's perceptions of the breadwinner role suggests how vital it is to understand ... More


Trade Insulation as Social Protection

Quy-Toan Do, Andrei A. Levchenko, and Martin Ravallion

in The Economics of Food Price Volatility

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226128924
eISBN:
9780226129082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129082.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In a world with volatile food prices, countries have an incentive to shelter their populations from the induced real income shocks. When some agents are net food producers while others are net ... More


Now you see them – now you don’t: institutions in child protection policy

Tuija Eronen, Riitta Laakso, and Tarja Pösö

in Social work and child welfare politics: Through Nordic lenses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424068
eISBN:
9781447303534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424068.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents an actual description of residential child protection in Finland. The material is interpreted on the basis of culture and child protection policy. In Finland, practitioners from ... More


Social protection policies for young people: a cross-national comparison

Gill Jones

in Young people in Europe: Labour markets and citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345882
eISBN:
9781447304371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345882.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter talks about the recent social-protection policies for young people in Europe. It notes that the provision of economic support for young people depends on the boundary of responsibility ... More


The capability approach: what can it offer child protection policy and practice in England?

Brid Featherstone and Anna Gupta

in Capability-Promoting Policies: Enhancing Individual and Social Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334316
eISBN:
9781447334354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334316.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines what the capability approach can contribute to child protection policy and practice in England as an alternative conceptual framework for social work that challenges the ... More


Health Protection and Health Risks in a Changing World

Emily Ying Yang Chan

in Essentials for Health Protection: Four Key Components

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198835479
eISBN:
9780191873140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835479.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Human beings in the twenty-first century are facing major pressure to manage a rapidly expanding repertoire of health risks and are experiencing various major transitions. To protect health ... More


Conclusion

Elisabeth Anderson

in Agents of Reform: Child Labor and the Origins of the Welfare State

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691220895
eISBN:
9780691220918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691220895.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter demonstrates that elite and middle-class reformers are the main characters in regulatory welfare's origin story. Across political and institutional contexts as varied as absolutist ... More


Balancing Investment Protection and Other Public Policy Goals: Lessons from WTO Jurisprudence

Yasuhei Taniguchi and Tomoko Ishikawa

in International Economic Law and Governance: Essays in Honour of Mitsuo Matsushita

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198778257
eISBN:
9780191823763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778257.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

With the dramatic growth of foreign investment laws in the past few decades, there is an increasing concern over investment arbitration, including that it has reduced the scope for state regulation. ... More


Regulation and Behavioral Economics in the Post-Miller FTC 1

Paul A. Pautler

in The Regulatory Revolution at the FTC: A Thirty-Year Perspective on Competition and Consumer Protection

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989287
eISBN:
9780199346325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989287.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter analyzes the challenges of trying to incorporate principles of behavioral economics into FTC consumer protection policy. Whether such attempts might lead to poor market outcomes for ... More


Floodplains and FEMA

David L. Callies

in Regulating Paradise: Land Use Controls in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834753
eISBN:
9780824870751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834753.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores the formulation of disaster protection policies. This is in part due to the tendency to build houses in floodplains and coastal hazard areas. In Hawaiʻi, the flood hazard is ... More


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