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Globalisation and Human Welfare
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Introduction.- The Nature of Globalization.- Globalization, the State and Human Welfare.- Globalization and Human Welfare in Advanced Industrial Countries.- Globalisation and Human Welfare in Industrially Developing Countries.- Globalisation and Gender Inequalities.- Globalization, Migration and Ethnicity.- Global Social Policy Today.- The Future of Global Social Policy.- Bibliography.- Index.

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'...a pleasing introduction to the study of 'globalisation' as it relates to social policy and human welfare concerns.' - Nicola Yeats, Queen's University, Belfast, Social Policy

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VIC GEORGE is Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at the University of Kent and has taught at the Universities of Nottingham and Kent. He is an international figure in the field and has given lectures and seminars in USA, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong and many European countries. He has written widely on theoretical and policy issues from national and comparative perspectives and is particularly interested in the areas of poverty, ideology and inequality. - PAUL WILDING is Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at the University of Manchester, and has taught at the University of Nottingham, the University of Wales at Cardiff and the City University of Hon Kong. He is well-known for his work on ideological issues in social welfare, on professional power and welfare states, on general issues in social policy in the UK and on social policy in East Asia. - They are joint of authors of British Society and Social Welfare (Palgrave, 1999) and Welfare and Ideology (Prentice Hall, 1994).

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'...a pleasing introduction to the study of 'globalisation' as it relates to social policy and human welfare concerns.' - Nicola Yeats, Queen's University, Belfast, Social Policy

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