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The Squeezed Middle

The Pressure on Ordinary Workers in America and Britain

Edited by Sophia Parker

"The squeezed middle" brings together leading experts from both sides of the Atlantic to ask what the UK can learn from the US experience of stagnating wages and rising living costs.

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Towards a Social Investment Welfare State?

Ideas, Policies and Challenges

This book maps out the contours of the European 'social investment' strategy, both at the ideational level and in terms of the policies implemented throughout Europe. It will appeal to both social policy scholars and policy experts.

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Global Child Poverty and Well-Being

Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

This book brings together theoretical, methodological and policy-relevant contributions by leading researchers on international child poverty. 

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Changing social equality

The Nordic welfare model in the 21st century

Taking a comparative perspective, this book casts new light on the changing inequalities in Europe.

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Europe enlarged

A handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

This important reference work describes the educational systems, labour markets and welfare production regimes in the ten new Central and Eastern Europe countries.

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Active social policies in the EU

Inclusion through participation?

This book challenges the underlying presupposition that regular employment is the royal road to inclusion. Drawing on original empirical research, it investigates the inclusionary and exclusionary potentials of different types of work, including activation programmes.

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