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  1. Social Protection in Southern Africa

    New Opportunities for Social Development

    Edited by Leila Patel, James Midgley, Marianne Ulriksen

    A new generation of innovative social protection strategies is emerging in southern Africa. Although cash transfers are most prevalent, some country strategies include combinations of interventions such as food, livelihood inputs and support, asset building, public works and social services. The...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Grassroots Social Security in Asia

    Mutual Aid, Microinsurance and Social Welfare

    Edited by James Midgley, Mitsuhiko Hosaka

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    Grassroots Social Security in Asia investigates the role of mutual associations in providing income protection to low-income people in Asia and in particular the region's developing countries. Historically, these associations have consisted of small groups of people with common interests who save...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Poverty, Income and Social Protection

    International Policy Perspectives

    Edited by Richard Hoefer, James Midgley

    This book provides insights into the way social protection policy is being redefined as a result of the new commitment by governments around the world to use these programs to reduce poverty. The case studies presented show how innovations in social protection have emerged in different countries....

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Social Policy and Poverty in East Asia

    The Role of Social Security

    Edited by James Midgley, Kwong Leung Tang

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    This book looks at the role of social policy and particularly social security in addressing the ongoing challenge of poverty in East Asia despite the region’s spectacular experience of economic growth in decent decades. The East Asian miracle resulted over the last four decades in a...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  5. International Encyclopedia of Social Policy

    Edited by Tony Fitzpatrick, Huck-ju Kwon, Nick Manning, James Midgley, Gillian Pascall

    Available in paperback for the first time, this milestone work offers an in-depth treatment of all aspects of the discipline and practice of social policy globally. Supported by a distinguished international advisory board, the editors have compiled almost 900,000 words across 734 entries written...

    Published April 8th 2010 by Routledge

  6. International Perspectives on Welfare to Work Policy

    Edited by Richard Hoefer, James Midgley

    Learn what you can do to promote social policy initiatives that really workInternational Perspectives on Welfare to Work Policy presents the latest available research on the various interpretations of “welfare-to-work” in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Hong Kong,...

    Published September 18th 2006 by Routledge

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