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Understanding Global Social Policy

Edited by Nicola Yeates and Chris Holden

Published

Feb 28, 2022

Page count

368 pages

Series

Understanding Welfare: Social Issues, Policy and Practice

ISBN

978-1447358046

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Imprint

Policy Press

Published

Feb 28, 2022

Page count

368 pages

Series

Understanding Welfare: Social Issues, Policy and Practice

ISBN

978-1447358039

Dimensions

240 x 172 mm

Imprint

Policy Press

Published

Feb 28, 2022

Page count

368 pages

Series

Understanding Welfare: Social Issues, Policy and Practice

ISBN

978-1447358060

Dimensions

Imprint

Policy Press

Published

Feb 28, 2022

Page count

368 pages

Series

Understanding Welfare: Social Issues, Policy and Practice

ISBN

978-1447358053

Dimensions

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Policy Press
Understanding Global Social Policy

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