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Global social policy & governance

Author: Bob Deacon
Publisher: Los Angeles : Sage Publications, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Explains the way social policies at national and supra-national levels are shaped in the context of globalisation.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Deacon
ISBN: 9781412907620 1412907624 9781412907613 1412907616
OCLC Number: 124471116
Description: xv, 223 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The international and global dimensions of social policy --
The social policy of the World Bank --
The social policy of the IMF, the WTO and the OECD --
The social policy of the Un and its social agencies --
The social policy of international non-stste actors --
Global redistribution, regulation and rights --
The governence of global and regional social policy --
Conclusions and implications for the analysis and future social policy nationally and globally.
Other Titles: Global social policy and governance
Responsibility: Bob Deacon.
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Suitable for students of social policy, development studies and international relations, this book: evaluates national social policies advanced by international organisations; examines policies  Read more...


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`This primer on the global politics of social policy reflects at least a decade of close monitoring and research. It is essential reading for advanced students as well as all others seriously Read more...

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