Causal Mechanisms in the Global Development of Social Policies /

Critical in policy analysis is not only the question whether it works. One needs to know *how* it works. This is a question about causal mechanisms. In this exemplary volume the authors provide some generic mechanisms that can apply in variety of settings along with detailed case studies of mechanis...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Kuhlmann, Johanna (Editor), Nullmeier, Frank (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2022.
Edition:1st ed. 2022.
Series:Global Dynamics of Social Policy ,
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Introductory Section
  • 1. Introduction: A Mechanism-Based Approach to Social Policy Research
  • Part II. Causal Mechanisms and Social Policies in Asian Countries
  • 2 The Introduction of Pension, Accident, and Health Insurance in Urban China
  • 3. Causal Mechanisms in the Development of Contribution-Based Pension Systems in South Korea, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, and Malaysia
  • 4. Causal Mechanisms in the Introduction and Development of Unemployment Insurance in Turkey
  • 5. Causal Mechanisms in the Introduction of Mandatory Health Insurance in the Post-Soviet Region
  • Part III Causal Mechanisms and Social Policies in African Countries
  • 6. Appropriating the Colonial State: The Emergence of Social Insurance in Tunisia and Uganda
  • 7 Policy Pollination as a Causal Mechanism Explaining Social Protection Adoption in Africa
  • Part IV Causal Mechanisms and Social Policies in European Countries
  • 8. Anti-communist Backlash in the Croatian Healthcare System
  • 9. Against All Odds: Introducing Social Health Insurance in Albania. An Actor-Centred Approach to Causal Mechanisms
  • 10. Migrants to the Rescue? Care Workforce Migrantisation on the Example of Elder Care in Germany
  • Part V Causal Mechanisms and Social Policies in Latin American Countries
  • 11. Transnational Events and National Health Reform: The Latin American Medical Congresses and the Legitimisation of Public Health Reforms in Chile and Uruguay in the Early Twentieth Century
  • 12. The Politics of Universal Health Coverage: Mechanisms in the Process of Healthcare Reform in Bolivia
  • 13. Political Responses of Conditional Income Transfer Recipients: A Mechanism Approach
  • Part VI Concluding Section
  • 14. Conclusion and Outlook: Towards a Systematisation of the Mechanism-Based Approach in Social Policy Research.