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One Third Way or Several?

Giuliano Bonoli and Martin Powell

in Welfare State Change: Towards a Third Way?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199266722
eISBN:
9780191601941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266727.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The chapter discusses the role of the Third Way discourse in legitimizing labour market policy reform in Britain, France, and Germany. It argues that only in Britain can a convincing causal link be ... More


Solidarity or Dualization?: Social Governance, Union Preferences, and Unemployment Benefit Adjustment in Belgium and France

Daniel Clegg

in The Age of Dualization: The Changing Face of Inequality in Deindustrializing Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797899
eISBN:
9780199933488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797899.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Despite being considered to have rather similar political economies, patterns of unemployment benefit adjustment were different in Belgium and France in the 1980s and 1990s. In France the ... More


‘Go-social’? Inclusive growth and global social governance

Christopher Deeming

in The Struggle for Social Sustainability: Moral Conflicts in Global Social Policy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447356103
eISBN:
9781447356141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447356103.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter considers the prospects for improved social governance to tackle the global challenges of the 21st century, as humanity moves towards more sustainable patterns of consumption and ... More


Democracy, Consequences, and Social Knowledge

John O. McGinnis

in Accelerating Democracy: Transforming Governance Through Technology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151021
eISBN:
9781400845453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151021.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter outlines a theory of a central function of social governance and an important function of democracy—assessing consequences of social policy—that underlies the need to create social ... More


Actors and Agency in Global Social Governance

Alexandra Kaasch and Kerstin Martens (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743996
eISBN:
9780191803994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743996.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book advances our understanding of the global dimension of social policy by applying the notion of global social governance to actors, their relationships to each other, and their pathways, as ... More


Global social policy responses to the economic crisis

Bob Deacon

in Social Policy in Challenging Times: Economic Crisis and Welfare Systems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428288
eISBN:
9781447305521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428288.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter is set within the analytical framework developed in Deacon 2007, which argues that global social policy and governance is characterised by a struggle between agencies for the right to ... More


Corporate Governance

Ruth V. Aguilera

in Strategic Management: State of the Field and Its Future

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190090883
eISBN:
9780190090920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090883.003.0022
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

Corporate governance entails the design of a bundle of practices and processes to distribute the allocation of decision-making power among the different actors in the firm to promote value creation ... More


Rethinking Global Economic and Social Governance*

José Antonio Ocampo

in The Quest for Security: Protection Without Protectionism and the Challenge of Global Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156868
eISBN:
9780231527651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156868.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Recent years have been characterized by growing frustration with globalization. At the heart of the disappointment with current globalization is the deficit in governance. Indeed, the weakening of ... More


Blame and Desert

Manuel Vargas

in Building Better Beings: A Theory of Moral Responsibility

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199697540
eISBN:
9780191748851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697540.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter fills in the details of how the account handles blame and desert. The first part of the chapter focuses on exculpation, and the question of how the norms of responsibility (roughly, ... More


Reflections and Prospects

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/9781447312338.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter has several parts. Firstly it provides an assessment of the SPF Recommendation in its own terms as a piece of ILO policy. Secondly it asks to what extent the “global social floor” or SPF ... More


Global social policy in the making: The foundations of the social protection floor

Bob Deacon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312338
eISBN:
9781447312383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312338.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book tells the story of how the International Labour Organisation came in 2012 to recommend to all countries that they should establish a Social Protection Floor (SPF), containing basic social ... More


NGOs as Actors in Global Social Governance

Johannes Kruse and Kerstin Martens

in Actors and Agency in Global Social Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743996
eISBN:
9780191803994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743996.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the role of NGOs as actors in global social governance. First, the chapter reviews how different disciplines have dealt with NGOs as actors, highlight the contributions of the ... More


“Facing the Future’s Risks”: Governing through Education and Public Service

Caley Horan

in Insurance Era: Risk, Governance, and the Privatization of Security in Postwar America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226784380
eISBN:
9780226784410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226784410.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter offers a history of public service and educational initiatives launched by the insurance industry in the United States, from the 1910s through the 1950s. Insurers used public health, ... More


The International Labour Organization and Global Social Governance—The 100 Year Search for Social Justice within Capitalism

Bob Deacon

in Actors and Agency in Global Social Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743996
eISBN:
9780191803994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743996.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the mandate, role, and form of governance of the International Labour Organization (ILO), and traces how its concern to work for social justice within capitalism has shifted ... More


‘New Kids on the Block?’ The Implications of the BRICS Alliance for Global Social Governance

Rebecca Surender and Marian Urbina-Ferretjans

in Actors and Agency in Global Social Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743996
eISBN:
9780191803994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743996.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Social polices of developing countries are frequently determined by forces outside their national borders, via international governance organizations and development institutions. In this context, ... More


Media or Corporations? Social Media Governance Between Public and Commercial Rationales

Daniela Stockmann

in Advances in Corporate Governance: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198866367
eISBN:
9780191898501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866367.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In public discussions of social media governance, corporations such as Google, Facebook, and Twitter are often first and foremost seen as providers of information and as media. However, social media ... More


School, Society, & State: A New Education to Govern Modern America, 1890 – 1940

Tracy L. Steffes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226772097
eISBN:
9780226772127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226772127.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

“Democracy has to be born anew every generation, and education is its midwife,” wrote John Dewey in his classic work The School and Society. This book places that idea at the center of its ... More


Prescription: The Way Forward

Lester M. Salamon

in Leverage for Good: An Introduction to the New Frontiers of Philanthropy and Social Investment

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199376520
eISBN:
9780199377633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376520.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Although the activity on the new frontiers of philanthropy offers enormous promise, it is still a “boutique” business. To move to the next level, the ideas and approaches embodied in this approach to ... More


Policy Flexians in the Global Order

Paul Stubbs and Janine Wedel

in Actors and Agency in Global Social Governance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743996
eISBN:
9780191803994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743996.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the role of new flex actors (flexians) in global social governance, who personalize bureaucracy, privatize information, juggle roles and representations, and test the rules of ... More


An Entrepreneur’s Reflections on Progress

Jack Ma

in Performance and Progress: Essays on Capitalism, Business, and Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198744283
eISBN:
9780191805691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744283.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter draws on the experience in founding and developing Alibaba in China and discusses whether and how enterprises might contribute to progress, sustainable growth, legitimate and long-term ... More


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