Transformations in Global and Regional Social Policies

Editors: Kaasch, A., Stubbs, P. (Eds.)

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This book discusses key issues in global and regional social policy, exploring Bob Deacon's pioneering approach to regulation, rights and redistribution. It addresses the role of international actors in shaping social policy and discusses the problems and possibilities of new alliances for global social justice.

About the authors

Bob Deacon, University of Sheffield, UK Shana Cohen, University of Cambridge, UK Ian Gough, University of Bath, UK Meri Koivusalo, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland Huck-ju Kwon, Seoul National University, Korea Victoria Lawson, University of Washington, US Robert O'Brien, McMaster University, Canada Asunción Lera St. Clair, International Centre for Climate and Environmental Research, Norway Fiona Williams, University of Leeds, UK Nicola Yeates, The Open University, UK

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Global and Regional Social Policy Transformations: Contextualizing the Contribution of Bob Deacon

    Stubbs, Paul (et al.)

    Pages 1-16

  • The Socialization of Regionalism and the Regionalization of Social Policy: Contexts, Imperatives, and Challenges

    Yeates, Nicola

    Pages 17-43

  • Global Economic Downturn and Social Protection in East Asia: Pathways of Global and Local Interactions

    Kwon, Huck-ju

    Pages 44-64

  • Common Health Policy Interests and the Politics of Rights, Regulation, and Redistribution

    Koivusalo, Meri

    Pages 65-84

  • Global Social Justice, Ethics, and the Crisis of Care

    Williams, Fiona

    Pages 85-107

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Transformations in Global and Regional Social Policies
Editors
  • A. Kaasch
  • P. Stubbs
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-28731-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137287311
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-28730-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44964-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 223
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