Global Social Policy and the International Development Agenda

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: F204
RC19 Sociology of Poverty, Social Welfare and Social Policy (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Alexandra KAASCH, University of Bremen, Germany and Rianne MAHON, Carleton University, Canada
Rianne MAHON, Balsillie School International Affairs, Canada
Alexandra KAASCH, University of Bremen, Germany
The Poor As Drivers of Development – How Global Discourses Legitimised Social Cash Transfers (Oral Presentation)
Moritz VON GLISZCZYNSKI, University of Bielefeld, Germany

The World Bank and the Global Governance of Social Policy: A Strategic-Relational Approach to the Education Case (Oral Presentation)
Antoni VERGER, Universitat Auṭnoma de Barcelona, Spain; Karen MUNDY, University of Toronto, Canada

Social Policy in the Context of New Global Actors: How Far Is China's Developmental Model in Africa Impacting Traditional Donors? (Oral Presentation)
Marian URBINA-FERRETJANS, United Nations University, Japan; Rebecca SURENDER, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Social policy by numbers – numerical tools in global social policy making (Oral Presentation)
John BERTEN, University of Bielefeld, Germany