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Shaping Global Health Policy

Global Social Policy Actors and Ideas about Health Care Systems


About this book


Using an approach that combines transnational and comparative social policy analysis with international relations, this book assesses various global social policy actors and compares their ideas and prescriptions about national health care systems. It highlights the importance of considering health policies across multiple scales.


Global social policy Transnational social policy global governance International organisations health health care discourse World Health Organization WHO World Bank Poland care global health Government health policy International Organisations international organizations Nation organization social policy Transnational

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Bielefeld UniversityGermany

About the authors

Alexandra Kaasch is Junior Professor in Transnational Social Policy at Bielefeld University, Germany. She has previously published Transformations in Global and Regional Social Policies (edited with Paul Stubbs, Palgrave Macmillan 2014) and The Welfare State as a Crisis Manager (with Peter Starke and Franca van Hooren, Palgrave Macmillan 2013). She is editor of the Global Social Policy Digest.

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