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Implementing Innovative Social Investment : Strategic Lessons from Europe, Paperback / softback Book

Implementing Innovative Social Investment : Strategic Lessons from Europe Paperback / softback

Edited by Susan Baines, Andrea Bassi

Description

The turn towards a Social Investment approach to welfare implies deploying resources to enhance human capital and mobilise the productive potential of citizens, starting in early childhood. This edited collection brings regional and local realities to the forefront of social investment debates by showcasing successes, challenges and setbacks of Social Investment policies and services from ten European countries: Italy, UK, Sweden, Finland, Greece, Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, Hungary, and Spain.

It provides practical, accessible illustrations of good practice, routes to success, and lessons learned.

The book is informed throughout by engagement with service users and local communities, and features many previously unheard voices including front-line workers, local decision makers, volunteers and beneficiaries.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 236 pages, Publisher's extent note; 8 Tables, black and white; 8 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Policy Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Welfare & benefit systems
  • ISBN: 9781447347835