The phd program in social policy is a collaboration between the government and sociology departments in the faculty of arts and sciences and the social policy faculty at harvard kennedy school leading to a phd in government and social policy or a phd in sociology and social policy. Comparative perspectives on social movements, first published in 1996, brings together a set of essays that focus upon mobilization structures and strategies, political opportunities, and cultural framing and ideologies. 2 comparative social policy can involve analyses across countries (or societies) and over time 3 lesson learning is one motivation for engaging in comparative social policy analysis 4 comparative social policy research can be distinguished into primarily descriptive, evalu.
Part i: welfare states and comparative social policy: 2 trends and developments in welfare states: catherine jonesfiner (university of birmingham) 3 theories and methods in comparative social policy: deborahmabbett (university of brunel) and helen bolderson (university ofbrunel) part ii: comparative analyses in selected policy fields: 4. Unit 7 social policy lo1 understand the significant historical and contemporary landmarks in social welfare provision 11 outline significant historical and contemporary landmarks in social policy social policy is the study of social services and the welfare state. The department of social policy and social work has one of the largest concentrations of social policy research in the uk it is home to two specialist research units: the social policy research unit and the centre for housing policy.
The theories and methods in comparative work are not exclusive to cross-national studies, or to social policy there is no distinct social science `cross-national method. Comparative social policy univass dr bettina leibetseder [email protected] timetable mo 1510 12 part i hs 14 introduction and organisational issues theories of comparative welfare state research welfare regimes - a typology esping-andersen, g 2006. The book will introduce students to essential concepts relating to welfare provision as well as providing an indepth analysis of those policy areas most commonly associated with welfare programmes worldwide, including health, social care, housing, employment, education and environmental policy. Comparative social policy at the sub-national level is probably one of the youngest arenas of research while there has been some research in other federations, especially in latin america.
In the past decade, active labour market policy (almp) has become a major topic in comparative social policy analysis, with scholars exploiting cross-national variation to seek to identify the determinants of policy development in this central area of the 'new welfare state. The joint degree programme comparative social policy and welfare is a two year-graduate program jointly developed by mykolas romeris university (lithuania), university of tampere (finland) and the johannes kepler university linz (austria) that awards a joint degree diploma - master of sociology/social sciences. Social policy, welfare state, comparative social policy, european welfare states from zero-tolerance to full integration: rethinking prostitution policies based on an inductive methodological approach, this working paper presents a typology of three general prostitution policy models (or regimes), as repressive, restrictive or integrative. Journal of international and comparative social policy, 31(2), 151- 173 barrientos, a and c santibañez (2009) social policy for poverty reduction in lower-income countries in latin america: lessons and challenges social policy & administration, 43(4), 409-424 emmenegger, p (2012.
The comparative social policy courses explore welfare systems and policy developments across a range of different countries the comparative element is a key part of the course, and is one of the features that make the oxford course unique. The msc in comparative social policy explores welfare systems and policy developments across a range of countries with an oecd focus the comparative element is a key part of the course, and is one feature that makes the course at oxford unique. Peter lor: international and comparative librarianship, chapter 4 draft 2011 -04 20 page 2 comparative research comparison is inherent in all science, including the social sciences, where. The programme focuses on the dynamics of social policy in the countries representing different welfare models and on analyzing different fields of social policies from various perspectives during the study time, students will learn about comparative designs, and about methodology on qualitative and quantitative policy studies.
The msc is designed for students with a specific interest in understanding the effectiveness of policies, such as regulations concerning alcohol and drug abuse or gun control, public health or poverty policies, and social interventions, such as cash transfers, parenting education, or violence prevention programs. Comparative social policy is organised into five substantive chapters which are complemented by an introduction and (very) short conclusion kennett appropriately introduces her book with a. New comparative study is examining whether there are aspects of the social and policy context in britain that add to and reinforce the health-damaging experience of being poor. The book is a rich and useful volume for anyone interested in comparative social policy and for those concerned with the role of ideas in the history and politics of social policy czech sociological review.
Explicitly concerned with the comparative method, conventionally understood, others appear in writing on the experimental, statistical, and case-study methods. Socl 378: senior seminar, comparative crimonology: explores european, particularly dutch, social policy towards various aspects of criminal behavior topics include crime rates, drug and penal policies, the dutch tolerance (or harm reduction) model, juvenile delinquency, and abolition of the death penalty. 1 comparative social policy bruno palier cnrs research director, centre d'études européennes, sciences po is there a european social model. Comparative social policy family policy and inequalities in health in different welfare states elisabeth fosse, torill bull, bo burström, and sara fritzell.
As will be seen below, comparative social policy has not only grown enormously over the past you are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article elgaronline requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books or journals. The populist radical right (prr) is increasingly associated with welfare chauvinism, but the literature mainly focuses on western and northern european cases. Social policy fourth edition edited by john baldock, nick manning, sarah vickerstaff, and lavinia mitton combining broad coverage with the expertise of a respected team of contributors, this is the most comprehensive and authoritative introduction to social policy available.