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Social Policy in Central America: Stubborn Legacies, Positive yet Limited
Central America constitutes a fascinating case study of the challenges, opportunities and characteristics of the process of transformation in today’s global economy. Comprised of a politically diverse range of societies, ...
The limits of family and Community Care: Challenges for Public Policy in Nicaragua
Care work, both paid and unpaid, contributes to well-being, social development and economic growth. But the costs of providing care are unequally borne across gender and social class. Feminist scholarship on the gendered ...
This study on Beyond the Contributory Pension, Fourteen Latin American experiences has fifteen chapters, which discuss and analyze the various policy initiatives aimed at expanding public coverage beyond the contributory ...
Why and How to Build Universal Social Policy in the South
In Confronting Dystopia, a distinguished group of scholars analyze the implications of the ongoing technological revolution for jobs, working conditions, and income. Focusing on the economic and political implications of ...
A long decade of gendering social policy in Latin America: transformative steps and inequality traps
Did recent social policy expansion entail positive changes for women and for gender equality in Latin America? This chapter argues that, overall, this expansion brought good news for women’s visibility as subjects of policy ...