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Published: 25 October 2007

400 Pages

ISBN: 9780199232437

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Buying Social Justice

Equality, Government Procurement & Legal Change

Christopher McCrudden

  • Offers an original analysis of an undervalued area of social policy - achieving social justice through government spending - refuting criticisms that the practice is inefficient and illegal
  • Gives an overview of the legal basis for pursuing social policies in procurement, providing a vital reference point for those involved in the development and operation of procurement policy
  • Includes analysis of the impact of regional and international economic integration through the EC and WTO, placing the discussion in the context of debates about the effect of globalization on achieving social justice
  • Offers a comparative perspective, looking at the policies pursued and results achieved in the US, UK, Northern Ireland and South Africa

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