Global Social Policy: International Organizations and the Future of Welfare / Edition 1

Global Social Policy: International Organizations and the Future of Welfare / Edition 1

by Bob Deacon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803989547

ISBN-13: 9780803989542

Pub. Date: 12/22/1997

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This accessible text looks at the impact of the globalization process on social policy. National social policy is increasingly determined by global economic competition and international organizations. Its substance is becoming more and more transnational and now has to be understood in terms of global social redistribution, social regulation, social provision and

Overview

This accessible text looks at the impact of the globalization process on social policy. National social policy is increasingly determined by global economic competition and international organizations. Its substance is becoming more and more transnational and now has to be understood in terms of global social redistribution, social regulation, social provision and empowerment.

Global Social Policy examines trends in global inequity and summarizes the diverse experiences of different welfare regimes across the world. The authors review the social policies of international organizations such as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, UN Agencies and the European Union, and show them to be engaged in heated con

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803989542
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/22/1997
Series:
Policy Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Globalism and the Study of Social Policy
The State of the World's Welfare
The Social Policy of Global Actors
International Organizations and the Making of Post-Communist Social Policy
Non-Governmental Organizations and Global Social Policy in Conditions of Conflict
The Prospects for Global Social Policy

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