With a contemporary overview of global social policy formation, the third edition of this leading textbook identifies key issues, debates and priorities for action in social policy across the Global South and North.
Accessible and lively, it incorporates six new chapters on gender, environment, young people, food, water and energy, migration and more. The original chapters have also been fully updated to reflect major developments in the fast-changing world of global social policy. Key features include:
•overview and summary boxes to bookend each chapter;
•questions for discussion and activities;
•further reading and resources.
Exploring what it means to locate human welfare within a global framework of social policy analysis and action, it offers a perfect guide for curious students.
Nicola Yeates is Professor of Social Policy in the Department of Social Policy and Criminology at The Open University.
Chris Holden is Reader in International Social Policy in the Department of Social Policy and Social Work at the University of York.
Introducing Global Social Policy ~ Nicola Yeates and Chris Holden
Part 1: Institutions, Theories and Actors
Global and Regional Social Governance ~ Sophie MacKinder, Nicola Yeates and Chris Holden
Global Trade and Investment ~ Chris Holden
Theorising Global Social Policy ~ Nicola Yeates and Chris Holden
Global Social Justice ~ Theo Papaionnou
Global Labour and Business ~ Kevin Farnsworth and Robert O’Brien
Part 2: Cross-cutting Policy Fields
Global Climate Policy ~ Carolyn Snell
Global Poverty and Inequality ~ Chris Holden
Global Migration Policies ~ Nicola Piper and Nicola Yeates
Global Gender Policies ~ Rianne Mahon
Global Youth Policies ~ Ross Fergusson
Part 3: Policy Domains
Global Water, Energy, Food Policy ~ Jeremy Schmidt
Global Health Policies ~ Meri Koivusalo
Global Education Policies ~ Susan Robertson and Roger Dale
Global Social Security Policies ~ Lutz Leisering