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Beyond the threshold: The measurement and analysis of social exclusion
This collection brings together a wide range of views on the conceptualization and measurement of social exclusion and the indicators for monitoring the effectiveness of policies for combating socialExpand
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Insecurity and Welfare Regimes in Asia, Africa and Latin America: Latin America : towards a liberal-informal welfare regime
Introduction Esping-Andersen (1990; 1999) has developed a typology of welfare regimes for developed countries. His analysis focuses on the production of welfare, understood as the articulation ofExpand
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Complexity, Institutions and Public Policy
Graham Room argues that conventional approaches to the conceptualisation and measurement of social and economic change are unsatisfactory. As a result, researchers are ill-equipped to offer policyExpand
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Social exclusion, solidarity and the challenge of globalization
During the 1990s, the notion of “social exclusion” has given a new impetus to the debate about poverty and disadvantage. This paper assesses the extent of conceptual reconfiguration that the conceptExpand
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Welfare regimes in development contexts: a global and regional analysis
Written by a team of internationally respected experts, this book explores the conditions under which social policy, defined as the public pursuit of secure welfare, operates in the poorer regions ofExpand
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Informal security regimes : the strength of relationships
Introduction This chapter argues that the poorer regions of the world do not comfortably conform to the two key assumptions upon which the OECD model of welfare state regime relies: a legitimateExpand
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Insecurity and Welfare Regimes in Asia, Africa and Latin America: East Asia : the limits of productivist regimes
Written by a team of internationally respected experts, this book explores the conditions under which social policy, defined as the public pursuit of secure welfare, operates in the poorer regions ofExpand
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The Dynamics of Africa's In/Security Regimes
Introduction In this chapter I use the in/security model developed in chapter 3 to analyse insecurity and welfare on the continent of Africa. The in/security model has five main components: theExpand
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Commodification and decommodification: a developmental critique
Esping-Andersen's influential analysis of decommodification, and his depiction of three worlds of welfare capitalism, is rooted in the writings of Marx and Polanyi. However, whereas Esping-AndersenExpand
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'New poverty' in the European Community
This article will first examine the changing terms of the debate on poverty in the member states of the European Community: exploring, in particular, the sorts of claims made by different politicalExpand
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