2 edition of Worker well-being and public policy found in the catalog.
Worker well-being and public policy
|Statement||Solomon W. Polachek, editor.|
|Series||Research in labor economics -- v. 22|
|Contributions||Polachek, S. W.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 505 p. :|
|Number of Pages||505|
|LC Control Number||2003284320|
Buy the Hardcover Book The Oxford Handbook of Well-Being and Public Policy by Matthew D. Adler at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and . Bronsteen, John and Buccafusco, Christopher J. and Masur, Jonathan S., Well-Being and Public Policy (Novem ). University of Chicago Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Research Paper No. ; The Oxford Handbook of Law & Economics, Volume I: Methodology and Concepts, pp. (Francisco Parisi ed., ); University of Chicago Cited by:
Review of Diener's et al's Well-being for public policy by Paul F. Ross Diener, Lucas, Schimmack, and Helliwell make a stout and effective plea for indices of subjective well-being that inform leaders and thinkers about societal and psychological outcomes well beyond the social indicators in common use such as per capita GDP, suicide rate, divorce rate, years of /5(3). Policy and Social Work Practice (Eds. Tony Evans and Frank Keating) is a well-timed contribution to the social work literature. Arriving at a time when the depletion of social work services within the politics of austerity is underscored by a construction of a profession in disarray, this important book reminds us of the historical, social and policy contexts from which social work .
In Social Work Matters: The Power of Linking Policy and Practice, Elizabeth F. Hoffler and Elizabeth J. Clark bring home the truth embodied in that title for practitioners and researchers in a comprehensive range of settings. At heart, the book argues that social work matters because the profession is absolutely necessary to the healthy functioning of society. Generally, it is a synonym for health and a summative term to describe a flourishing worker who benefits from a safe, supportive workplace, engages in satisfying work, and enjoys a fulfilling work life. We identified issues for considering well-being in public policy related to workers and the by:
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This volume contains 15 essays devoted to a number of multifaceted issues regarding how public policy affects worker well-being. Of the 15 chapters, the first two are the more general, dealing with overall earnings distribution and overall changes in welfare policy. The remaining chapters examine specific aspects of human welfare.
At the most ambitious, even audacious, level, Well-Being for Public Policy has the potential of transforming society by making people and policy more concerned about well-being, and less concerned about economics and income.
The existence of national measures of well-being would draw more interest to the rewarding and problem areas of life, and serve to give a Cited by: The Oxford Handbook of Well-Being and Public Policy is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary treatment of this question—drawing from welfare economics, moral philosophy, and psychology.
Part I of the Handbook covers policy-assessment methodologies, both. county-level estimates of the employment prospects of low-skill workers; determinants of immigrant selectivity and skills; immigration and the labor force participation of low-skill native workers; children, non-discriminatory provision of fringe benefits, and household labor market.
The book then delves into objections to the use of subjective well-being indicators for policy purposes and discusses why these objections are not warranted. In this volume, the authors explain the reasons why subjective indicators of well-being are needed/5(3).
Well-Being for Public Policy Ed Diener, Richard Lucas, Ulrich Schimmack, and John Helliwell Oxford Positive Psychology. At the most ambitious, even audacious, level, the book has the potential of transforming society by making people and policy more concerned about well-being, and less concerned about economics and income.
The Oxford Handbook of Well-Being and Public Policy provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary treatment of this topic. The contributors draw from welfare economics, moral philosophy, and psychology and are leading scholars in these fields. The Handbook includes thirty chapters divided into four Parts.
THE BUSINESS CASE FOR WORKER WELL-BEING Worker Well-being initiatives can increase the quality of life of workers and translate the benefits of healthy and happy employees into meaningful business impacts.
At the individ-ual level, improved well-being can result in healthier, hap-pier, safer, more educated and financially stable Size: 1MB. conference on happiness and public policy, the papers from which were published as a special issue of the Journal of Public Economics (Besley and Saez, ).
In it, two colleagues and I investigated the rate at which the marginal utility of income declines as people get richer. We found that marginal utility is inversely. Worker Well-Being and Public Policy.
[S W Polachek] -- This volume contains 15 essays devoted to a number of multifaceted issues regarding how public policy affects worker well-being. Of the 15 chapters, the first two are the more general, dealing with.
Welfare and Well-Being: Social Value in Public Policy Bill Jordan Research on well-being reveals the significance of personal relationships, trust and participation to sustain quality of life, yet it is an economic model that remains the dominant basis for political and social institutions and policy.
No question is more pertinent to worker welfare than explaining changes in overall income inequality. The papers presented in this volume explore this important issue and evaluate government programmes and their impact upon welfare. Generally, it is a synonym for health and a summative term to describe a flourishing worker who benefits from a safe, supportive workplace, engages in.
The Oxford Handbook of Well-Being and Public Policy provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary treatment of this topic. The contributors draw from welfare economics, moral philosophy, and psychology and are leading scholars in these fields.
2 Chapter 1 • Defining Policy Practice in Social Work BOX A Definition of Policy Practice Policy practice is defined as using social work skills to propose and change policies in order to achieve the goal of social and economic justice.
Humans are social animals, and well-being therefore depends greatly on the quality of their social world. The idea of “social capital” is the claim that societies have a valuable resource in social relationships that are characterized by trust and trustworthiness, by collaboration and cooperation, and by a broad concern about helping the group.
Social Experimentation for Public Policy Carol Hirschon Weiss & Johanna Birckmayer PART IX PUBLIC POLICY, OLD AND NEW The Unique Methodology of Policy Research Amitai Etzioni Choosing Governance Systems: A Plea for Comparative Research Oran R. Young The Politics of Retrenchment: The US Case Frances Fox Piven Generally, it is a synonym for health and a summative term to describe a flourishing worker who benefits from a safe, supportive workplace, engages in satisfying work, and enjoys a fulfilling work life.
We identified issues for considering well-being. Employee health and well-being policy facilitate working practices and services that support employee well-being.
It aims to draw Work-Life balance is very prominent in the public mind and is closely associated with the prevention of unhealthy work-related stress. These determinants might not to be easily detectable in observable behavior.
By referring to the recent well-being literature, we provide a selection of determinants of well-being that are important for public policy and show how the analysis of subjective well-being is applied as a complementary analytical tool for policy evaluation. Locating the Processes of Policy Change in the Context of Anti-Rape and Domestic Worker Mobilisations in India From Chapter 2: Social Policy and Well-Being Social development aims to enhance people’s welfare, as well as social cohesion and social justice.
A lot of interesting books on politics, economics, and public policy were published over the last twelve months. It can be difficult, though, finding the gems among the extremely large number of books about public affairs that hit bookstore (and Amazon warehouse) shelves each year.This book is an invaluable treatise on current understanding of the complex relationship between well-being and public policy-- it will be of great interest to researchers in .