The Changing Politics of Social Policy

Thursday, July 17, 2014: 5:30 PM-7:20 PM
Room: F203
RC19 Sociology of Poverty, Social Welfare and Social Policy (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Daniel BELAND, Canada Research in Public Policy, Canada
Daniel BELAND, Universityof Saskatchewan, Canada
Intra-State Conflicts In Activation Reforms: Authority Delegation and Bureaucratic Centralization In The “Privatized” Implementation Of Welfare-To-Work In Israel (Oral Presentation)
Sara HELMAN, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel; Asa MARON, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Israel

The Politics of Social Policy in Kenya (Oral Presentation)
Daniel KÜNZLER, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Point of No Return? Neoliberalism and Changing Public Opinion in New Zealand and the United Kingdom (Oral Presentation)
Louise HUMPAGE, University of Auckland, New Zealand

The Politics of Social Policy Expansion in Latin America (Oral Presentation)
Ricardo VELAZQUEZ LEYER, University of Bath, United Kingdom; Juan Pablo FERRERO, University of Bath, United Kingdom

From Social Democracy to New Nationalist Populism (Distributed Paper)
Siri HETTIGE, university of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka