Book Reviews

Sort reviews by:
14th July 2002

Poverty and Social Exclusion in Europe, by Matt Barnes et al

(Edward Elgar, 2002, £45). Order this book In this book an international group of researchers use European Community Household Panel data to explore the extent and nature of social exclusion Read More

14th July 2002

The Employment Tax Credit and issues for the future of in-work support, by Fran Bennett and Donald Hirsch

(Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2001, ISBN 1 84263 035 0). Currently out of print. Order this book. This book, published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, begins with a quote from Samuel Read More

14th July 2002

On Human Worth: A Christian Vindication of Equality, by Duncan B. Forrester

(SCM Press, 2001, £17.95, ISBN 0 334 02825 6) Paper back £17.95. Order this book This book has the wrong title. It is entirely about equality: the roots of the Read More

14th July 2002

Social Assistance Dynamics in Europe: National and local poverty regimes, by Chiara Saraceno (ed.)

(Policy Press, 2002, ISBN 1 86134 314 0) paper Back £18.00 Order this book There are clear differences between the paths into and through social assistance in different countries, and Read More

14th February 2002

The Five Giants: A Biography of the Welfare State, by Nicholas Timmins

New edition (HarperCollins, 2001), pp.xvi+708, £12.99. Order this book This book announces itself as a ‘new edition’ of the book Timmins published in 1995, and any review of a new Read More

14th February 2002

Redistribution and Recognition: Normative Theories and the Political Economy of Welfare States, by Toru Yamamori

Competition, Trust and Cooperation edited by Y. Shionoya and K. Yagi, and published by Springer (ISBN 3-540-67870-0). Yamamori discusses redistribution as a process of entrance, game, and exit, and the Read More

14th February 2002

Tackling financial exclusion: an area-based approach, by Sharon Collard, Elaine Kempson and Claire Whyley

(The Policy Press, 2001), pb, 52pp, £12.95.Order this book This is a report on research carried out in a participative fashion in a deprived area of Bristol. Through focus groups, Read More

14th February 2002

Social Policy and Administration, volume 35

Social Policy and Administration, volume 35, December 2001, no.5 This special issue of Social Policy and Administration on ‘Environmental Issues and Social Welfare’ invites those of us who are interested Read More

14th February 2002

Targeting Social Protection Benefits, by Abraham Doron

Benefits, issue 31 May/June 2001, pp.10-13. “Targeting of social security benefits has always been an integral part of social welfare policies. The introduction of the term ‘targeting’ into the current Read More

14th February 2002

Employment and Poverty, second edition

(Trades Union Congress, £7.50, ISBN 1 85006 583 7). This paper concludes that “the clear correlation between a country’s social protection spending and its poverty rate, and the lack of Read More

Page 30 of 33« First...1020...2829303132...Last »