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Back | Programme Area: Social Policy and Development (2000 - 2009)

Launch of the UNRISD book series on Social Policy in a Development Context

Date: 23 Jun 2005

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  • Location: Khalili Lecture Theatre, School of Oriental and African Studies, 10 Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London, UK
  • Counterpart(s): Palgrave Macmillan


Provisional Agenda

>> 17.30 – 17.45 Opening Session
Welcome and Opening Statement: Thandika Mkandawire, Director, UNRISD

Presentation of the Social Policy in a Development Context Series: Amanda Hamilton, Palgrave Macmillan


>> 17.45– 18.30 Social Policy in Late Industrializers
Chairperson: Peter Townsend: Professor, London School of Economics

Presentations:
Social Policy in a Development Context, by Thandika Mkandawire

Transforming the Developmental Welfare State in East Asia, by Huck-ju Kwon

Social Policy and Development in the Nordic Countries, by Olli Kangas

Social Policy in the Middle East and North Africa: Political, Economic and Gender Dynamics, by Massoud Karshenas and Valentine Moghadam

Discussants:
Bob Deacon – Professor, University of Sheffield
Stein Ringen – Professor, Oxford University
Robert Springborg – Director, London Middle East Institute


>> 18.30 – 19.00 Health Care, Gender and Social Policy
Chairperson: Deniz Kandiyoti – Reader, SOAS

Presentations:
Commercialization of Health Care: Global and Local Dynamics and Policy Responses, Maureen Mackintosh

Social Policy and Gender in a Development Context: Mothers, Workers and Citizens, by Shahra Razavi

Discussants:
Naila Kabeer – Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies
Mike Rowson – Managing Editor, Global Health Watch