Publishing with a purpose
Research in Comparative and Global Social Policy Series
"Edited by excellent scholars, this book series is a timely attempt to create an interdisciplinary and truly global dialog between academic researchers and international organizations involved in social policy."
Daniel Béland, Canada Research Chair in Public Policy and Professor, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy
"Global goals and supranational agreements increasingly shape domestic social policies: this welcome series promises in-depth country and comparative analyses that should stimulate critical reflection and provide much-needed evidence to inform national and trans-national policy choices."
Sarah Cook, Director, UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti Research Centre
In a world that is rapidly changing, increasingly connected and uncertain, there is a need to develop a shared applied policy analysis of welfare regimes. Through a unique combination of comparative and global social perspectives, books in this series will address broad questions around how nation states and transnational policy actors deal with globally shared challenges.
Seeking to provide evidence based good practice to aid in shaping future social policies and cross the bridge between academic research and research developed in and by international organisations, this series will be of interest to academics and students in a wide range of disciplines and subject areas as well as staff of international organisations and other individuals involved in the processes of supranational and global social policy making.
Call for book proposals
Proposals are invited for books that include one or a range of the following:
- country case studies within a multi-level governance/scales frame
- small, medium and large comparative studies that analyse social policy development and change
- global social policy studies that address various fields of social policy in their transnational or global dimensions.
We particularly encourage original authored monographs based on cross-disciplinary and multi-method research that develops theoretical frameworks reaching across individual world-regions and global actors.
Contact regarding proposals
If you would like to submit a proposal, or to discuss ideas, then please contact the series editors:
Heejung Chung, firstname.lastname@example.org
Stefan Kühner, email@example.com
Alexandra Kaasch, firstname.lastname@example.org
or the Series Commissioning Editor, Laura Vickers, Policy Press, email@example.com