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World-regional social policy and global governance : new research and policy agendas in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America / / edited by Bob Deacon. [et al.]

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Titolo: World-regional social policy and global governance : new research and policy agendas in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America / / edited by Bob Deacon. [et al.] Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: London ; ; New York : , : Routledge, , 2010
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (283 p.)
Disciplina: 320.6
Soggetto topico: Social policy
Regionalism (International organization)
International agencies
Globalization - Social aspects
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Altri autori: DeaconBob  
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references (pages [230]-249) and index.
Nota di contenuto: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I The case for regionalism with a strong social dimension; 1 Regional formations and global governance; 2 Globalization, regional integration and social policy; 3 Regional social policy from above: International organizations and regional social policy; 4 Regional social policy from below: Reclaiming regional integration: social movements and civil society organizations as key protagonists
Part II The social policy dimensions of regional integration: Case studies from four continents5 Social policies and rights in the European Union and the Council of Europe: Exhortation, regulation and enforcement; 6 Regional social policies in Latin America: Binding material for a young giant?; 7 Regional social policies in Asia: Prospects and challenges from the ASEAN and SAARC experiences; 8 Regional social policies in Africa: Declarations abound; Part III Regional social integration and global social governance; 9 The evolving context of world-regional social policy
10 Global social governance and world-regional social policyBibliography; Index
Sommario/riassunto: This volume explores the case for and the prospects of the development of world-regional social policies as integral elements of a pluralistic, equitable and effective system of global governance. Focusing on transnational regionalism, this book examines the trajectory and crossing over of the three strands of scholarly analysis within the past decade which have given rise to this volume: the perceived negative impact of neo-liberal globalisation upon national social policy; the need for but the difficulty of securing reforms in the institutions of global social governance; and the i
Titolo autorizzato: World-regional social policy and global governance  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 0-415-84870-9
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910455295203321
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Serie: Routledge advances in international relations and global politics ; ; 79.