Global Social Policy Digest

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. It has been compiled by Robert Akparibo, Julie Balen, Amy Barnes, James Canonge, Alexandra Kaasch, Branka Marijan, Sony Pellisery, Muhammad Saddiq, Henock Taddese, and Antoni Verger. 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 version of the Digest is also available on http://www.icsw.org, http://www.crop.org, and http://www.ilo.org. (a shorter version can be found as part of the journal Global Social Policy issue 14.2). All the web sites referenced were accessible in All the web sites referenced were accessible in August 2014. This edition of the Digest covers the period mid-April to early-August 2014.

GSP Digest 14.2
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. It has been compiled by Robert Akparibo, Julie Balen, Amy Barnes, James Canonge, Alexandra Kaasch, Branka Marijan, Sony Pellisery, Muhammad Saddiq, Henock Taddese, and Antoni Verger. 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 version of the Digest is also available on http://www.icsw.org, http://www.crop.org, and http://www.ilo.org. (a shorter version can be found as part of the journal Global Social Policy issue 14.2). All the web sites referenced were accessible in April 2014. This edition of the Digest covers the period November 2013 to mid-April 2014. 

GSP Digest 14.1
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. It has been compiled by a new team consisting of Robert Akparibo, Julie Balen, Amy Barnes, James Canonge, Kevin Farnsworth, Alexandra Kaasch, Branka Marijan, Sony Pellisery, Muhammad Saddiq, Henock Taddese, and Antoni Verger. 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 version of the Digest is also available on http://www.icsw.org, http://www.crop.org, and http://www.ilo.org. (a shorter version can be found as part of the journal Global Social Policy issue 14.1). All the web sites referenced were accessible in January 2014. This edition of the Digest covers the period mid-August to November 2013.

GSP Digest 13.3

The 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 Relations. It has been compiled by Bob Deacon, Alexandra Kaasch, Branka Marijan, and Antoni Verger. 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 version of the Digest is available on http://www.gsp-observatory.org, http://www.icsw.org, http://www.crop.org, and http://www.ilo.org. All the web sites referenced were accessible in September 2013. This edition of the Digest covers the period mid-April to mid-August 2013. Download GSP Digest 12.3

GSP Digest 13.2
The GSP Digest has been produced and edited by Bob Deacon, Alexandra Kaasch (University of Sheffield), Branka Marijan (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada) and Antoni Verger (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), with support from the University of Sheffield and the Balsillie School of International Relations. 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 version of the Digest is available on http://www.gsp-observatory.org, http://www.icsw.org, http://www.crop.org, and http://www.ilo.org. All the web sites referenced were accessible in April 2013. This edition of the Digest covers the period January to mid-April 2013. Download GSP Digest 13.2

GSP Digest 13.1
The GSP Digest has been produced and edited by Bob Deacon, Alexandra Kaasch (University of Sheffield), Branka Marijan (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada) and Antoni Verger (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), with support from the University of Sheffield and the Balsillie School of International Relations. 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 version of the Digest is available on http://www.gsp-observatory.org, http://www.icsw.org, http://www.crop.org, and http://www.ilo.org. All the web sites referenced were accessible in December 2012. This edition of the Digest covers the period mid-August 2012 to mid-December 2012. Download GSP Digest 13.1

 

GSP Digest 12.3
The GSP Digest 12.3 has been produced under the editorship of Alexandra Kaasch with support from the University of Bremen Centre for Social Policy Research. 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). The digest has been compiled by Bob Deacon (University of Sheffield, UK), Alexandra Kaasch (University of Bremen, Germany), Sunil Kumar (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK) and Antoni Verger (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain). Branka Marijan (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada) provided invaluable research assistance. All the web sites referenced were accessible in December 2011. This edition of the Digest covers the period May to mid-August 2012. Download GSP Digest 12.3

GSP Digest 12.2
The GSP Digest 12.2 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 Relations. It covers the topics of global social redistribution, regulation and rights, issues of global social governance, and prescriptions regarding health, social protection, pensions, education, food, and habitat, land and housing. In addition, this issue contains a special section on the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development. The digest has been compiled by Bob Deacon (University of Sheffield, UK), Alexandra Kaasch (University of Bremen, Germany) and Antoni Verger (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona). Branka Marijan (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada) provided invaluable research assistance. All the web sites referenced were accessible in April 2012. This edition of the Digest covers the period January to April 2012. Download GSP Digest 12.2

GSP Digest 12.1
The GSP Digest 12.1 has been produced under the editorship of Alexandra Kaasch with support from the University of Bremen Centre for Social Policy Research. 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), and a special section 'Climate Change and Social Policy'. The digest has been compiled by Bob Deacon (University of Sheffield, UK), Alexandra Kaasch (University of Bremen, Germany), Sunil Kumar (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK) and Antoni Verger (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain). All the web sites referenced were accessible in December 2011. This edition of the Digest covers the period August to December 2011. Download GSP Digest 12.1 GSP Digest 12.1

GSP Digest 11.3
The GSP Digest 11.3 has been produced under the editorship of Alexandra Kaasch with support from the University of Bremen Centre for Social Policy Research. It has been compiled by Bob Deacon (University of Sheffield, UK), Anja Jakobi (Peace Research Institute, Frankfurt, Germany) Alexandra Kaasch (University of Bremen, Germany), Sunil Kumar (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK) and Falk Lenke (University of Bremen, Germany). All the web sites referenced were accessible in August 2011. This edition of the Digest covers the period May to July 2011. Download GSP Digest 11.3 GSP Digest 11.3

GSP Digest 11.2
The GSP Digest 11.2 has been produced under the new editorship of Alexandra Kaasch with support from the University of Bremen Centre for Social Policy Research. It has been compiled by Bob Deacon (University of Sheffield, UK), Alexandra Kaasch (University of Bremen, Germany), Sunil Kumar (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK) and Falk Lenke (University of Bremen, Germany). All the web sites referenced were accessible in April 2011. This edition of the Digest covers the period mid-December 2010 to end-April 2011. Download GSP Digest 11.2

GSP Digest 11.1
The GSP Digest 11.1 is produced by the Globalism and Social Policy Programme (GASPP) in collaboration with the International Council for Social Welfare (ICSW). It has been compiled by Bob Deacon, Anja Jakobi, Alexandra Kaasch, Meri Koivusalo, and Sunil Kumar. Suggestions for content have also been made by students on the Masters in Global Social Policy Programme at the University of Sheffield. The digest has been funded by GASPP and the University of Bremen Centre for Social Policy. All the web sites referenced were accessible in December 2010. This edition of the Digest covers the period August to mid December 2010. Download GSP Digest 11.1

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    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 >