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ISBN-13: 9781349334186
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Series: International Political Economy Series
Edition description: 1st ed. 2012
Pages: 289
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

CAMILA ARZA Research fellow at the Latin American School of Social Sciences and CONICET, Argentina
ARINDAM BANERJEE Consultant at the Research and Information System in Developing Countries, New Delhi, India
BJÖRN BECKMAN Professor in the Department of Political Science, Stockholm University, Sweden
SARAH COOK Director of UNRISD, Switzerland
BOB DEACON Professor of International Social Policy at the University of Sheffield, UK, and Senior Research Fellow at the United Nations Centre for Regional Integration in Bruges, Belgium
ANDREW DOWNES Professor of Economics and Director of Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES), University of the West Indies, Barbados
DIANE ELSON Professor of Sociology at the University of Essex, UK
BEN FINE Professor of Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, UK
ANDREW FISCHER Senior Lecturer of Population and Social Policy at the Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague, The Netherlands
INDIRA HIRWAY Director and Professor of Economics at the Centre for Development Alternatives, India
BOB JESSOP Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the Cultural Political Economy Research Centre at Lancaster University, UK
GOVIND KELKAR Senior Analyst at the Programme and Research of the Economic Empowerment Unit, UN Women, South Asia Office, New Delhi; and Gender Advisor at ICRISAT, Hyderabad, India
DEV NATHAN Visiting Professor at the Institute for Human Development, New Delhi, India; and Visiting Fellow at Duke University, Durham, USA
SEETA PRABHU Senior Advisor at the United Nations Development Programme, India
YING YU Research fellow at the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies, University of Nottingham, UK

Table of Contents

Overview: The Global Crisis and Transformative Social Change; P.Utting, S.Razavi & R.V.Buchholz Narratives of Crisis and Crisis Response: Perspectives from North and South; B.Jessop The Perils of Paradigm Maintenance in the Face of Crisis; A.M.Fischer Social Reproduction in the Global Crisis: Rapid Recovery or Long-Lasting Depletion?; D.Elson Shifting Global Social Policy Discourse and Governance in Times of Crisis; B.Deacon Financialization and Social Policy; B.Fine Policy Change in Turbulent Times: The Nationalization of Private Pensions in Argentina; C.Arza Rebounding from Crisis: The Role and Limits of Social Policy in China's Recovery; S.Cook The Global Economic Crisis and Labour Markets in the Small States of the Caribbean; A.S.Downes From Agrarian Crisis to Global Economic Crisis: Neoliberalism and the Indian Peasantry; A.Banerjee Restructuring Development to Address the Global Financial Crisis: Lessons from India; I.Hirway & S.Prabhu A Political Economy Analysis of Crisis Response: Reflections on India and Thailand; D.Nathan & G.Kelkar Trade Unions and the Politics of Crisis; B.Beckman Chinese Migrant Workers in the Global Financial Crisis: Government and Stakeholder Interactions; Y.Yu

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