New book „Combating Poverty in Europe. Active inclusion in a multi-level and multi-actor context“ edited by Rune Halvorsen and Bjørn Hvinden

We are happy to announce that our project results have been published in an edited volume. The book „Combating Poverty in Europe. Active inclusion in a multi-level and multi-actor context“ is edited by Rune Halvorsen and Bjørn Hvinden, Oslo and Akershus University College for Applied Sciences, Norway.

Blurb of the book

„Discovering methods to combat poverty and social exclusion has now become a major political challenge in Europe. Combating Poverty in Europe offers an original and timely analysis of how this challenge is met by actors at European, national and subnational levels. Building on a European study comparing Germany, Italy, Poland, Sweden and the UK, this book provides new insights into the processes and mechanisms that promote or hinder interaction between the increasingly multi-layered European system for responding to poverty and social exclusion in EUmember states. The contributors present systematic and comparative analyses of social policy design, institutional frameworks and delivery practices from a multi-level governance perspective. Original and diverse, this book will appeal to researchers and scholars in comparative social policy, as well as policy officials in the EU, national government and anti-poverty NGOs.“

Editors: Rune Halvorsen and Bjørn Hvinden

Contributors include: A. Angelin, H. Bennett, D. Clegg, M. Ferrera, R. Halvorsen, B. Hvinden, M. Jessoula, H. Johansson,M. Koch, W. Kozek, J. Kubisa, F. Maino, A. Panican, D. Spannagel, E. Ugreninov & M. Zieleńska,

You may order the book here.

You may read the introductory chapter here.

To achieve a 35% discount please use the code HALV35 when ordering your copy.

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