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The Resource Social investment and social welfare : international and critical perspectives, edited by James Midgley (Harry and Riva Specht Professor Emeritus and Professor of the Graduate School, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, USA), Espen Dahl (Professor of Health and Social Policy, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway), Amy Conley Wright (Associate Professor of Social Work and Director of the institute of Open Adoption Studies, University of Sydney, Australia)

Social investment and social welfare : international and critical perspectives, edited by James Midgley (Harry and Riva Specht Professor Emeritus and Professor of the Graduate School, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, USA), Espen Dahl (Professor of Health and Social Policy, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway), Amy Conley Wright (Associate Professor of Social Work and Director of the institute of Open Adoption Studies, University of Sydney, Australia)

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Social investment and social welfare : international and critical perspectives
Title
Social investment and social welfare
Title remainder
international and critical perspectives
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edited by James Midgley (Harry and Riva Specht Professor Emeritus and Professor of the Graduate School, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, USA), Espen Dahl (Professor of Health and Social Policy, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway), Amy Conley Wright (Associate Professor of Social Work and Director of the institute of Open Adoption Studies, University of Sydney, Australia)
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eng
Summary
This book contributes to the growing social policy literature on social investment by discussing the way social investment ideas have been adopted in different countries and in various academic and professional fields, including social policy, development studies and non-profit management. Documenting the experience of implementing social investment in different communities, it urges the adoption of a One World perspective that integrates these diverse experiences and promotes policy learning between different nations. This book fills a major gap in the literature, which, in the past, has focused largely on European welfare states and their employment and educational policies. Contrary to the view that social investment is a new stage in the development of these welfare states, it shows that social investment has been promoted in other countries and in different policy fields for many years, including housing, child welfare, community development, social protection and rural development. The contribution to social investment by international development organizations such as the United Nations, World Bank, International Labour Organization and others are discussed, specifically looking at how these have fostered the adoption of social investment policies in development. --
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non fiction
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bibliography
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1974-
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  • Midgley, James
  • Dahl, Espen
  • Wright, Amy Conley
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New horizons in social policy
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  • Social policy
  • Social problems
  • Public welfare
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Social investment and social welfare : international and critical perspectives, edited by James Midgley (Harry and Riva Specht Professor Emeritus and Professor of the Graduate School, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, USA), Espen Dahl (Professor of Health and Social Policy, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway), Amy Conley Wright (Associate Professor of Social Work and Director of the institute of Open Adoption Studies, University of Sydney, Australia)
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. James Midgley, Espen Dahl and Amy Conley Wright. 1. Social Investment: Concepts, Uses and Theoretical Perspectives James Midgley. 2. Social Investment in Early Childhood in Australia Amy Conley Wright. 3. Housing and Social Investment: Lessons from Hong Kong and Singapore James Lee. 4. Social Investments and Poor Families in India: The Role of Early Childhood and Employment Programmes Sony Pellissery. 5. Employment Policy and Social Investment in Norway Espen Dahl and Thomas Lorentzen. 6. The Child Support Grant in South Africa: Gender, Care and Social Investment Leila Patel. 7. Investing in Communities in the United States: Social Capital, Asset Building and Local Enterprise James Midgley. 8. Cash Transfers as Social Investments: The Brazilian Case Anthony Hall. 9. Pension Reform in China: Towards Social Investment Joe Leung and Yuebin Xu. 10. A Critical Perspective on Child Care and Social Investment in Norway: Whats in Children’s Best Interest? Knut Halvorsen, Amy Østertun Geirdal and Anne Grete Tøge. 11. Social Investment as a Means of Integrating Immigrants in Europe Steinar Stjernø. 12. Social Investment and the International Development Organizations Sarah Cook. 13. Conclusion: Lessons Learned and Future Directions James Midgley, Espen Dahl and Amy Conley Wright. Index
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ocn987247988
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv254 pages
Isbn
9781785367823
Lccn
2016959928
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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n
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(OCoLC)987247988
Label
Social investment and social welfare : international and critical perspectives, edited by James Midgley (Harry and Riva Specht Professor Emeritus and Professor of the Graduate School, School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, USA), Espen Dahl (Professor of Health and Social Policy, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway), Amy Conley Wright (Associate Professor of Social Work and Director of the institute of Open Adoption Studies, University of Sydney, Australia)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. James Midgley, Espen Dahl and Amy Conley Wright. 1. Social Investment: Concepts, Uses and Theoretical Perspectives James Midgley. 2. Social Investment in Early Childhood in Australia Amy Conley Wright. 3. Housing and Social Investment: Lessons from Hong Kong and Singapore James Lee. 4. Social Investments and Poor Families in India: The Role of Early Childhood and Employment Programmes Sony Pellissery. 5. Employment Policy and Social Investment in Norway Espen Dahl and Thomas Lorentzen. 6. The Child Support Grant in South Africa: Gender, Care and Social Investment Leila Patel. 7. Investing in Communities in the United States: Social Capital, Asset Building and Local Enterprise James Midgley. 8. Cash Transfers as Social Investments: The Brazilian Case Anthony Hall. 9. Pension Reform in China: Towards Social Investment Joe Leung and Yuebin Xu. 10. A Critical Perspective on Child Care and Social Investment in Norway: Whats in Children’s Best Interest? Knut Halvorsen, Amy Østertun Geirdal and Anne Grete Tøge. 11. Social Investment as a Means of Integrating Immigrants in Europe Steinar Stjernø. 12. Social Investment and the International Development Organizations Sarah Cook. 13. Conclusion: Lessons Learned and Future Directions James Midgley, Espen Dahl and Amy Conley Wright. Index
Control code
ocn987247988
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv254 pages
Isbn
9781785367823
Lccn
2016959928
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)987247988

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