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Published: 10 May 2022

552 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197585245

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The World Politics of Social Investment: Volume I

Welfare States in the Knowledge Economy

Edited by Julian L. Garritzmann, Silja Häusermann, and Bruno Palier

International Policy Exchange

  • Offers a new and encompassing typology of welfare reform strategies, including nine types of social investment strategies and several types of non-social investment reforms
  • Develops a theoretical framework that identifies the relevant political, economic, and social actors and factors affecting different welfare reform strategies around the globe
  • Descriptively maps and systematizes variation in social investment policies in Western, Central, and Eastern Europe, North and South America, North East Asia, and parts of Africa and South East Asia
  • Includes empirical studies on the politics of social investment in various world regions by leading experts

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