New book: The Quest for Universal Social Policy in the South

Juliana Martínez Franzoni (University of Costa Rica) and Diego Sánchez-Ancochea (University of Oxford) have published a new book on universal social policies in the Global South. In The Quest for Universal Social Policy in the South – Actors, Ideas and Architectures (Cambridge University Press 2016) they discuss the experiences of Costa … ———- Please continue reading

“Strange Bedfellows”: Stephen Devereux on ILO-World Bank Initiative

Stephen Devereux of the Centre for Social Protection (CSP) at the Institute for Development Studies (IDS), Sussex, examines the new ILO-World Bank Initiative on Social Protection. The two agencies called on world leaders to promote universal social protection, which they define as “adequate cash transfers for all who need them, … ———- Please continue reading