Comparative Social Policy, Theories and Methods
Concepts, Theories, and Methods
Edited by Jochen Clasen
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Comparative Social Policy, Theories and Methods by Jochen Clasen
Book DescriptionComparative Social Policy provides students with an introduction to cross-national social policy research, conveying the fascinating and challenging issues involved in conducting research of this kind. The book examines the theoretical, conceptual and methodological approaches, discusses prevailing concepts and reflects on methodological difficulties.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631207740
(234mm x 158mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Dec-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Providing students with an introduction to cross-national social policy research, this text conveys issues involved in conducting the research, examining the theoretical, conceptual and methodological approaches, and discussing prevailing concepts and methodological difficulties.
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Author Biography - Jochen Clasen
Jochen Clasen is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy in the Department of Applied Social Science, Stirling University. He has recently edited Social Insurance in Europe (1997) and co-authored (with A. Gould and J. Vincent) Voices Within and Without: Responses to long-term unemployment in Germany, Sweden and Britain (1998), both of which are published by The Polity Press.
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