Social Policy Review 26

Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2014

Edited by Kevin Farnsworth, Zoë Irving, and Menno Fenger

Social Policy Review 26

Edited by Kevin Farnsworth, Zoë Irving, and Menno Fenger

Distributed for Bristol University Press

304 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2014
Cloth $120.00 ISBN: 9781447315568 Published September 2014 For sale in North and South America only
Social Policy Review is an annual publication that offers contributions from a mix of internationally prominent experts in social policy focusing on the economic and political challenges that confront governments and the diverse ways that they have responded. It offers the most up-to-date and comprehensive picture available of the current state of social policy and research.

Section 1. Debates in core social policy
Crisis and welfare mix

   ~ Maggie May and Ed Brunsdon

   ~ Liam Foster
Education (schooling)

   ~ Ross Ferguson
Making UK tax system progressive

   ~ David Byrne

Section 2. SPA conference theme
Better to please the coroner than the auditor: Social Policy delivery in challenging times

   ~ Michael Hill
No Future to Risk? The impact of economic crises and austerity on the inclusion of young people within distinct European labour market settings

   ~ Marion Ellison
Social Impact Bonds: Shifting the boundaries of citizenship

   ~ Stephen Sinclair
Creating a legacy of long-term indebtedness: The toxic impact of payday loans

   ~ Steve Iafrati
Finding Aristotle on the frontline: Phronesis and social work

   ~ Emilie Whitaker

Section 3. Fenger themed section. Towards integrated services? The integration of social policies and other policy domains
Integration of social and labour market policy institutions: towards more accountability and responsiveness?

   ~ Giuliano Bonoli & Cyrielle Champion
The three ‘big decentralizations’. The institutional revolution in youth care, social care and social assistance in the Netherlands

    ~ Duco Bannink
Integration in the Nordic countries

   ~ Renate Minas
Integrated social services for rural communities in Queensland: experiences from ‘down under’
   ~ Robyn Keast
Health care and social policy UK Experiences

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