Academic News

6. May 2015

GSP Digest 15.2

GSP Digest 15.2 has been released.  more >


6. May 2015

Call for Papers

 INVITATION FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION ON GLOBAL HEALTH POLICY
for the 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology

"The Futures We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World"

July 10-14th 2016, Vienna, Austria

Panel on “Global Health Policy: From the MDGs to the SDGs”  more >


6. May 2015

Call for Papers GSP Panel at ISA Forum 2016

INVITATION TO SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT ON AN ASPECT OF GLOBAL SOCIAL POLICY
for the
RC 19 Research Committee on Sociology of Poverty, Social Welfare and Social Policy
at the
ISA's Third Forum of Sociology "The Futures We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggle for a Better World"                                         
Vienna, 2016 July 10-14th.  more >


11. October 2014

Global Social Policy - Call for Articles

The journal 'Global Social Policy' calls for articles.

Global Social Policy is a fully peer-reviewed journal that advances understandings of social policy, social development, social and health governance, gender and poverty, social welfare, education, employment, and food, and the advantages and disadvantages of globalisation, from transnational and global perspectives. The journal publishes scholarly and policy-oriented articles that address global social policy discourse, and practice as well as transnational flows of capital, people, and policies including the diffusion of ideas. Please visit http://gsp.sagepub.com/ for further information

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8. August 2014

GSP Digest 14.3

The Global Social Policy (GSP) Digest has been produced under the editorship of Alexandra Kaasch with support from the University of Bremen Centre for Social Policy Research and the Balsillie School of International Affairs. This edition discusses issues like the job crisis (particularly youth unemployment), inequality, and the end of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) process and the future development agenda (namely defining the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS), and migration, and it includes sections on Global Social Policies (redistribution, regulation, rights), Global Social Governance, International Actors and Social Policy (health, social protection, education, food, habitat-land-housing). This edition of the Digest covers the period mid-April to early-August 2014.  more >


17. May 2014

'Transformations in Global and Regional Social Policies'

'Transformations in Global and Regional Social Policies' >>  edited by Alexandra Kaasch and Paul Stubbs has been published by Palgrave Macmillan.  more >


24. April 2014

Publications on Social Policy in Asia

A number of publications on social policy in Asia by Gabriele Köhler are available.  more >


22. April 2014

GSP Digest 14.2

The Global Social Policy (GSP) Digest covers the period December 2013 to mid-April 2014, and includes sections on Global Social Policies (redistribution, regulation, rights), Global Social Governance, International Actors and Social Policy (health, social protection, education, food, habitat-land-housing).
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30. October 2013

ISSR Special Issue on social protection floors

The English version of the ISSR special double issue (July-December 2013 Volume 66, Issue 3-4) is now online  more >


27. September 2012

NEW CROP Policy Brief

A CROP Poverty Brief was published, entitled 'The Social Protection Floor'   and written by Bob Deacon.  more >


28. June 2012

ISA - Global Social Policy Section

Call for Support of an online petition The editors of the "Global Social Policy" journal. Gerry Boychuk, Rianne Mahon, and Stephen McBride are trying to secure the addition of global social policy. According to the constitution of the ISA, this requires, amongst other things, submitting an online petition with the names of no less than 100 ISA members in good standing.  more >