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Housing allowances in comparative perspective

Peter Kemp (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347541
eISBN:
9781447302506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347541.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Housing allowances have become increasingly important policy instruments in the advanced welfare states. Operating at the interface between housing and social security policy, they provide ... More


Policy analysis and normative theory: with a focus on social security policies

Wataru Sano

in Policy analysis in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847429841
eISBN:
9781447311515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429841.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines why public policies (especially social security policies) in Japan has long been fragmented and inconsistent. There must be many various reasons, but the chapter focuses on the ... More


Social security policy

Chak Kwan Chan, King Lun Ngok, and David Phillips

in Social policy in China: Development and well-being

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348807
eISBN:
9781447303411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348807.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter explains the welfare functions of communes and work units before China's economic reforms. It also describes the new social security measures which came about after 1978 such as old age ... More


Social security policies in 2005

Paul Dornan

in Social Policy Review 18: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2006

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348449
eISBN:
9781447303459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348449.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines developments in social security policy in 2005. It discusses the continuation of the government's primary focus on reducing poverty through paid work, supplemented with ... More


Social security and welfare reform

Stephen McKay and Karen Rowlingson

in Modernising the welfare state: The Blair legacy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420404
eISBN:
9781447302834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420404.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter reviews New Labour's social security and welfare reform policies. Blair achieved a ‘paradigm shift’ by putting ‘poverty’ back on the policy agenda. His pledge to eradicate child poverty ... More


Social security and welfare reform under New Labour

A. Kemp Peter

in Social Policy Review 17

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346704
eISBN:
9781447303442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346704.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter outlines the recent developments in social security policy. The analysis starts with a review of key themes in welfare reform since 1997. It is argued that New Labour has considerably ... More


Housing Benefit in Britain: a troubled history and uncertain future

Peter A. Kemp

in Housing allowances in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347541
eISBN:
9781447302506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347541.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines income-related housing allowances in Great Britain, focusing on the largest of these, Housing Benefit. It briefly outlines the housing market and the social security policy ... More


Social Security Policy in the Context of Evolving Employment Policy

Barry L. Friedman

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/9780199990313.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter is concerned with three transitions and their effects on social security and employment policies. In the transition from Maoist socialism, China aimed to reduce worker redundancy in ... More


Centrist Proposal 2 by Jeffrey Liebman, Maya MacGuineas, and Andrew Samwick: “A Nonpartisan Approach to Reforming Social Security”

Jagadeesh Gokhale

in Social Security: A Fresh Look at Policy Alternatives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226300337
eISBN:
9780226300368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300368.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Jeffrey Liebman, Maya MacGuineas, and Andrew Samwick all have a long history of academic research in Social Security policy—which lends the Social Security reform proposal considerable gravitas as a ... More


War, Socialism and Devolution 1939–58

in Offshore Island Politics: The Constitutional and Political Development of the Isle of Man in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237778
eISBN:
9781846313691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237778.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses the period from the outbreak of war in 1939 to Parliament's Isle of Man Act in 1958. This period saw a major devolution of power to the Island and a great expansion in the role ... More


Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment

Jeffrey R. Brown, Jeffrey B. Liebman, and David A. Wise (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076485
eISBN:
9780226076508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076508.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book analyzes the changing economic and demographic environment in which social insurance programs that benefit elderly households will operate. It also explores how these ongoing trends will ... More


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