Governance, Globalization and Public Policy (Google eBook)

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Patricia Kennett
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2008 - Political Science - 265 pages
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Governance, Globalization and Public Policy is concerned with exploring the nature of the policy arena in the context of globalization and the reconstitution of the state. The contributors to this book seek to broaden, extend and integrate theoretical, co
  

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Contents

governance the state and public policy in a global age
3
2 Economism and public policy
19
international and national dimensions
35
the primacy of competitiveness
56
5 Developmental states and global neoliberalism
77
PART II
105
6 International law and human rights in the context of globalization
107
7 Poverty policy and the politics of competiveness
131
8 Globalization governance and health
151
9 Globalization governance and the housing market
173
10 The rise of nonstate actors in security governance
198
11 Globalization governance and the UKs domestic war on terror
218
Index
245
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About the author (2008)

Patricia Kennett is a lecturer in comparative policy studies in the School for Policy Studies at the University of Bristol. She has published material on the comparative dimensions of homelessness, citizenship and social exclusion, as well as the coping strategies of households with negative equity. Her current research interests include homelessness and social welfare in Japan; housing in the Asia Pacific region; and comparative welfare systems.

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