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Welfare economics

Hardcover. Discusses whether the Basic Income Guarantee could offer an alternative to both laissez-faire and existing welfare systems in developed countries - often criticized by both advocates and critics of laissez-faire - thus opening a constructive dialog in policy discussion. Editor(s): Nell, Guinevere Liberty. Series: Exploring the Basic Income Guarantee. Num Pages: 240 pages, 2 black & white line drawings, 5 black & white tables. BIC Classification: KCF; KCR; KCU. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 148 x 18. Weight in Grams: 414.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
250
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
2013th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137263582
ISBN
9781137263582

€ 132.70

Paperback. One of the principal goals of antipoverty efforts should be to improve the absolute living standards of the least well-off. This book aims to enhance our understanding of how to do that, drawing on the experiences of twenty affluent countries since the 1970s. Num Pages: 176 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: JKSB; JPA; KCP; KCR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 212 x 137 x 10. Weight in Grams: 224.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199676927
ISBN
9780199676927

€ 39.65

Paperback. The last great rethink of the welfare system was the Beveridge Report of 1942. BIC Classification: JKS; KCR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Publisher
Haus Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2019
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910376799
ISBN
9781910376799

€ 10.95

Paperback. Greek Social Economy Revisited Num Pages: 156 pages. BIC Classification: JHB; JKS; KCF; KCR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 150 x 210 x 12. Weight in Grams: 216.
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631623558
ISBN
9783631623558

€ 29.99
€ 28.50

Hardcover. Migration States and Welfare States focuses on a central tension faced by policy makers in countries that receive migrants from lower wage countries. Num Pages: 75 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JKS; KCL; KCR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 141 x 9. Weight in Grams: 244.
Publisher
Palgrave Pivot
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137445643
ISBN
9781137445643

€ 55.05

Paperback. This book is a concise explanation of what welfare is, and why it is important. With examples from the UK, Europe, North America and Australia the book explores how the principles of welfare are applied across the world. Series: Rowman & Littlefield International - Policy Impacts. Num Pages: 176 pages, 5 graphs. BIC Classification: 1QFH; JKS; JPQB; KCR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 140. .
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield International
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781786603029
ISBN
9781786603029

€ 31.99
€ 31.68

Paperback. This book re-examines early twentieth-century British welfare economics in the context of the emergence of the welfare state. Editor(s): Backhouse, Professor Roger E.; Nishizawa, Tamotsu. Num Pages: 258 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JH; 3JJ; KCR; KCZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 154 x 228 x 24. Weight in Grams: 386.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107569430
ISBN
9781107569430

€ 29.06

Hardcover. Num Pages: 264 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; 3JJ; HBJK; HBTB; KCR; KCZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
264
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691169590
ISBN
9780691169590

€ 37.99
€ 33.19

Paperback. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: JKSB; KCR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 240 x 172. .
Publisher
Policy Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
3rd New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781447334040
ISBN
9781447334040

€ 36.12

Paperback. For the last five years, Britain has been under the hammer of 'Austerity'. In its name, wages have been frozen, benefits have been slashed and public spending squeezed. The pain of a financial crisis caused by bankers and speculators has been borne by ordinary people all over the country - and by the poor and disabled most of all. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: JP; KCR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 139 x 13. Weight in Grams: 262.
Publisher
New Internationalist
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780262468
ISBN
9781780262468

€ 13.99
€ 11.02

Paperback. Explains how the poor find solutions to their everyday financial problems by conducting year-long interviews with impoverished villagers and slum dwellers in Bangladesh, India, and South Africa - records that track penny by penny how specific households manage their money. Num Pages: 296 pages, 9 line illus. 36 tables. BIC Classification: JFFA; KCM; KCR; KCS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 164 x 21. Weight in Grams: 418.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Number of pages
296
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
unknown
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691148199
ISBN
9780691148199

€ 31.99
€ 28.19

Paperback. A comprehensive, authoritative analysis of the size, scale and impact of the children and young people's voluntary sector Num Pages: 84 pages, 26 colour illustrations, 4 charts, 1 colour line drawings. BIC Classification: 1DBK; JKSR; KCR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 296 x 211 x 5. Weight in Grams: 364.
Publisher
National Children's Bureau
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781907969430
ISBN
9781907969430

€ 20.48

Hardcover. Deals with broad trends in the evolution of the Spanish welfare state. This title explores the consolidation path of social protection policies. It also deals with governance issues, such as collective bargaining, the interplay among levels of government, the welfare mix and public support for social policies. Num Pages: 344 pages, Includes 29 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DSE; JKS; JPQB; KCR. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 161 x 236 x 26. Weight in Grams: 754.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
344
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781409402930
ISBN
9781409402930

€ 150.38

Paperback. This book addresses key questions about whether inequality in incomes, wealth, and education have been widening in a consistent fashion across 30 rich nations, and whether this is exacerbating social problems and undermining the healthy functioning of democratic processes. Editor(s): Nolan, Brian; Salverda, Wiemer; Checchi, Daniele; Marx, Ive; McKnight, Abigail; Toth, Istvan Gyorgy; Werfhorst, Herman G. van de. Num Pages: 784 pages, 239 Figures and 91 Tables. BIC Classification: JFF; JPA; KCR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 246 x 172 x 46. Weight in Grams: 1308.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198784739
ISBN
9780198784739

€ 66.12
€ 25.24

Paperback. Num Pages: 640 pages. BIC Classification: JKS; KCR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 32. Weight in Grams: 432.
Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Expanded edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141982502
ISBN
9780141982502

€ 16.99
€ 12.73

Paperback. Originally published in 1920, The Economics of Welfare provided a solution to the much discussed problem of externalities associated with market inefficiencies such as the problem of pollution.The concept of externalities remains central to modern day welfare economics and particularly environmental economics. Series: Palgrave Classics in Economics. Num Pages: 896 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: KCR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 213 x 141 x 47. Weight in Grams: 1096.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
416
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
2013th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230249318
ISBN
9780230249318

€ 63.87

Paperback. The book reviews past and present debates on the challenges faced in attaining equitable economic development. The book aims to provide an introduction to economics where the application to poverty is central and guides learning. And it aims to help those who already know some economics learn more about poverty and inequality. Num Pages: 736 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JFFA; KCR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156. .
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
736
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780190212773
ISBN
9780190212773

€ 55.70

Hardcover. Due to the demographic development, public pension systems in the European Union organized on a pay-as-you-go (PAYG) principle will be forced to either raise contribution rates or taxes, shorten future replacement rates, or enforce a combination of both. This title addresses two issues. Series: Sozialokonomische Schriften. Num Pages: 300 pages, 99, tables and graphs. BIC Classification: KCP; KCR; KCS; KF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 156 x 217 x 23. Weight in Grams: 526.
Publisher
Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783631602737
ISBN
9783631602737

€ 53.95

Paperback. Seduction by Contract explains how consumer contracts emerge from market forces and consumer psychology. Consumers' predictable mistakes - they are short-sighted, optimistic, and imperfectly rational - compel sellers to compete by hiding the true costs of products in complex, misleading contracts. Only better law can overcome the market's failure. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: JMR; KCK; KCR; LNCJ; LNTU. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 157 x 16. Weight in Grams: 452.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199663378
ISBN
9780199663378

€ 29.06