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Transnational Social Policies

The New Development Challenges of Globalization, 1st Edition

By Daniel A. Morales-Gomez


230 pages

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Addresses and analyses the increasing influence of transnational economic, commercial, political and legal policies on the national policies of developing countries. The text includes case studies from a range of developing countries in Asia, Africa and the Americas and analyzes the effects of globalization on national health, education, employment and welfare.

Table of Contents

Foreword * Introduction * Part I: New Challenges - Social Policy and Social Order in Transnational Societies * Social Policy Issues at the End of the 20th Century * Part II: Reforming Social Policies for Competitiveness and Equity - West and Central Africa: Social Policy for Reconstruction and Development * Sub-Saharan Africa: Community-driven Social Policies * Southeast Asia: The Decentralization of Social Policy * The Americas: Educational Reform, External Forces, and International Challenges * Part III: Concluding Remarks - Conclusions: What Type of Social-Policy Reform for What Kind of Society? * Contributing Authors * Acronyms and Abbreviations * Bibliography

About the Author

Daniel Morales-Gomez is Senior Specialist in IDRC's program on the assessment of social policy reform and the author of many books and articles on education and social reform policy.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / General