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SOCIAL POLICY IN A GLOBALIZING WORLD:
DEVELOPING A NORTH-SOUTH DIALOGUE

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Thursday, September 6

> 09.00-09.30 Arrival and registration

> 09.30-10.30 Welcome address

> 10.30-11.00 Coffee break

> 11.00-12.30 Roundtable on "Global social policy: challenges and prospects" organized by "Global Social Policy"

Chair: Nicola Yeates, Open University (UK)

Participants:
Adebayo Olukoshi, CODESRIA (Senegal)
Huck-ju Kwon, Sung Kyun University (Korea)
Rosalia Cortes, FLACSO (Argentina)
Rama V. Baru, JNU (India)
Akbar Zaidi, Independent Researcher (Pakistan)

> 12.30-13.30 Lunch

> 13.30-15.30 Parallel Sessions:

a) Women, Children and Families: Rights, Risks and Welfare (Chair: Rianne Mahon)
b) International Actors in Social Policymaking (Chair: Robert O'Brien)
c) Mixing Public and Private Provision in Health Care (Chair: Rama Baru)

Parallel session (a) - Women, Children and Families: Rights, Risks and Welfare
Chair: Rianne Mahon

Author(s)Paper title
Gran, BrianDo Children's Rights Improve Children's Welfare?
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Olsen, Gregg
Kamerman, Sheila B.
Gatenio-Gabel, Shirley
Social Protection for Children and their Families: A Global Review of Trends and Outcomes
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Vezzosi, Elisabetta
Trifiletti, RossanaSocial Policies Facing New Social Risks: Lone Parents from Northern to Southern Europe
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Kamerman, Sheila

Parallel Session (b) - International Actors in Social Policymaking
Chair: Robert O'Brien

Author(s)Paper title
Cortes, RosaliaSocial Policy in the Post-Washington Consensus Era: The Role of International Organizations in Social Policy in Argentina and Brazil
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Kwon, Huck-ju
Seeleib-Kaiser, Martin
Vetterlein, Antje
Rethinking Global Governance: Market Actors and Accountability
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Zaidi, S Akbar
Sonmez, SinanFrom "Semi-Peripherical Welfarism" to Neo-liberal Solutions. What About New Perspectives? - Developing World and Turkey
ABSTRACT | PAPER
Discussant: Stubbs, Paul
Kamruzzaman, PalashWho Cares about Participation? All Is Needed Another Piece of Paper to Continue Debts and Loans
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Canitano, Giovanni
Ejembi, E. P, Naswem
A. A, Idu, E. E.
Nigerian Agricultural Development Strategies and the Global Connection: Social Relevance and Sustainability
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Contributed paper
Guliyev, Rufat
Guliyeva, Sveta
International Investments and Social Policy
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Contributed paper

Parallel Session (c) - Mixing Public and Private Provision in Health Care
Chair: Rama Baru

Author(s)Paper title
Chee, Heng LengThe Effects of Private Healthcare and Medical Tourism on Health Care Access: A Comparison between Two Southeast Asian Countries
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Baru, Rama
Gingrich, JaneDivergent Neo-Liberalism: Building Welfare States in an Era of Markets
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Brennan, Deborah
Schiller, Christof
Hensen, Henni
Kuhnle, Stein
Health Policy in a Globalizing World
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Blomqvist, Paula
Wendt, Claus
Kohl, Jürgen
Patterns of Trust in Health Care Institutions
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Guillen, Ana

> 15.30-16.00 Coffee break

> 16.00-18.00 Plenary Session: Welfare Scenarios Across the Globe
Chair: Ian Gough

Author(s)Paper title
Adesina, Jimi O.In Search of Inclusive Development: Social Policy in the Sub-Sahara African Context
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Rognoni, Maria Stella
Cook, Sarah
Kwon Huck-ju
Economic Development and Social Protection in East Asia
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Walker, Robert
Draibe, Sônia M.
Riesco, Manuel
Latin America: a New Social Agenda in the Making?
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Bastagli, Francesca
Xiulan, Zhang
Xiaojiang, Hu
Salazar, Miguel A.
The Role of Family in Social Protection: Evidence from China
PAPER

Discussant: Biggeri, Mario

>18.00 End of the first day

>19.00 Reception offered by the Mayor of Florence and "Global Social Policy" - Palazzo Vecchio

Friday, September 7

> 8.00-9.00 Phd Mentoring Sessions

Session 1

Phd Student Paper title
Kodate , NaoUnpacking Institutional Logics in Healthcare Policy Change: Hospital Reforms in England, Japan and Sweden.
PAPER

Mentor: Kuhnle, Stein
Romano, SerenaPublic-private Partnerships and Global Health Coalitions as Global Means of Social Inclusions.
PAPER

Mentor: Gingrich, Jane

Session 2

Phd Student Paper title
Van Driel, MariaThe Nature of Social Protection in Post Apartheid South Africa.
PAPER

Mentor: Kangas, Olli.

> 9.00-10.30 Plenary Session: Comparing Welfare Reforms in Europe
Chair: Walter Korpi

Author(s)Paper title
Hemerijck, AntonRecasting the Post War Social Contract
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Kohl, Juergen
Palier, BrunoA Long Good Bye to Bismarck? The Politics of Welfare Reforms in Continental Europe
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Seeleib-Kaiser, Martin
Petmesidou, Maria
Guillen, Ana
Dynamics of the Welfare Mix in South Europe
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Moreno, Luis
Brennan, DeborahDemography and public policy in Australia: policy responses to declining fertility in Australia
ABSTRACT

Contributed paper

> 10.30-11.00 Coffee break

> 11.00-12.30 Parallel Sessions:

a) Globalizing Ideas in Social Policy (Chair: Sheila Shaver)
b) Welfare outcomes (Chair: John Myles)
c) Social Policy across the Regions of the World (Chair: Jean Claude Barbier)

Parallel session (a) - Globalizing Ideas in Social Policy
Chair: Sheila Shaver

Author(s)Paper title
Béland, DanielIdeas, Globalization, and Policy Change: A Sociological and Political Perspective
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Yeates, Nicola
Humpage, LouiseGlobalising Policy Discourses and Indigenous Peoples in New Zealand and Australia: Lessons to the 'South' from the 'North' (and vice versa)?
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Orloff, Ann
Lendvai, Noémi
Stubbs, Paul
Post-Colonial Dialogue or His Masters Voice? Translating the periphery in 'Global Social Policy' studies
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Béland, Daniel

Parallel session (b) - Welfare outcomes
Chair: John Myles

Author(s)Paper title
Ginneken, Wouter vanSocial Security and the Global Socio-economic Floor: Towards a Human Rights Based Approach
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Birchfield, Vicki
Gangl, Markus
Palme, Joakim
Kenworthy, Lane
Is High Inequality Offset by Mobility? A Comparison of Germany, Sweden, and the United States
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Myles, John
Kremer, MoniqueMeeting and Mobility. Ethnic Diversity in the Dutch Welfare State
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Laparra, Miguel
Onyeonoru, Ifeanyi P.North-South Social Structural Disparities
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Kangas, Olli
Martin, Isaac
Nadav Gabay
Do Visible Taxes Cause Protest? Tax Institutions and Tax Protest in Rich Democracies
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Contributed paper

Parallel session (c) - Social Policy across the Regions of the World
Chair: Jean Claude Barbier

Author(s)Paper title
Abrahamson, PeterInternational Organization Recommendations and the Prospects for Social Citizenship? the Case of Central America
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Riesco, Manuel
Gudavarthy, AjayTrans-National Policy Making:Towards Tri-Continental Perspective
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Sjoberg, Ola
O'Connor, JSSocio-Economic Convergence in the European Union in the Context of Differences Across Policy Domains and the Power Relations within and between European Institutions
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Fargion, Valeria
Abrahamson, Peter
Delgado, Manuel
Fiscal Policy in Small States: Comparing Scandinavia and Central America
PAPER

Contributed paper

> 12.30-13.30 Lunch
Rc 19 Board Meeting Lunch

> 13:30-15:30 Parallel Sessions:

a) Care Services, Care Workers (Chair: Valeria Fargion)
b) Ideas, International Actors and Social Policy (Chair: Wim van Oorschot)
c) Gender, Social Policy and Labour Markets (Chair: Sheila Kamerman)

Parallel Session (a) - Care Services, Care Workers
Chair: Valeria Fargion

Author(s)Paper title
León, MargaritaPublic and Private Responses to Ageism: 'Proximity Services' and Domestic Care Work of Migrant Women, the Case of Spain
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Destremau, Blandine
Morel, NathalieFrom Subsidiarity to "Free Choice": Child- and Elderly-Care Policy Reforms in France, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Ranci, Costanzo
Szelewa, DorotaThree Faces of Familialism: Comparing Family Policies in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Szalai, Julia
Wang, Shu-YungTrends and Factors of Childcare Policy Variations in an Era of Globalization
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Ferrarini, Tommy
Hiraoka, KoichiThe Formation and Reorganization of the System of Long-Term Care Services in Japan: From the 1980s to the Present
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Contributed paper

Parallel Session (b) - Ideas, International Actors and Social Policy
Chair: Wim van Oorschot

Author(s)Paper title
Agartan, Tuba I.Turkish Health Policy in a Globalizing World: The case of ‘Transformation of Health’ Program
PAPER

Discussant: Cook, Beth
Kaasch, AlexandraOverlapping and competing agencies in global health governance. WHO, World Bank, and OECD in the guidance of national health care systems
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Lue, Peter Jen-Der
Mahon, RianneLearning, Forgetting, Rediscovery: Producing The OECD’s ‘New’ Family Policy
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Daniel Erler
O'Brien, RobertSouth - North Global Labour Policy
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Deacon, Bob
Mahon, RianneReconciling Work and Family Life: Gendering The OECD's Social Policy Discourse
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Contributed paper

Parallel Session (c) - Gender, Social Policy and Labour Markets
Chair: Sheila Kamerman

Author(s)Paper title
Korpi, Walter
Englund, Stefan
The Nordic Gender Paradise Lost? Gender Inequalities in Employment, Work Segregation, Wages, and Political Representation in Different Types of Welfare States
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Steinmo, Sven
Montanari, IngalillFlexibility and Individualization - Two Salient Trends within the European Union Leading to Improvements in Gender Equality? Women and Market Work in Comparative Perspective
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Petmesidou, Maria
Won, Si YeonLong-Term Care Policy in South Korea and Japan: From a Gender Perspective
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Peng, Ito
Budowski, MonicaComparison of the Two Reformed Models of Old-Age Security in Chile and Costa Rica: is one more gender friendly (or gender neutral) than another?
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Draibe, Sonia

>15.30-16.00 Coffe Break

>16.00-18.00 Plenary Session - Theorizing Comparisons across North and South
Chair: Joachim Palme

Author(s)Paper title
Destremau, BlandineContribution to a Comparative Framework of Social Protection Systems in Developing Countries
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Nelson, Kenneth
Gough, IanPolicy Regimes and Wellbeing: a Comparative Analysis
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Van Oorschot, Wim
Haan, Arjan deReclaiming Social Policy: Social Spending in Low Income Countries Reconsidered
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Adesina, Jimi
Esser, Ingrid
Ferrarini, Tommy
Sjöberg, Ola
Nelson, Kenneth
A Framework for Comparing Social Protection in Developing Countries with the Example of Child Benefits
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Shaver, Sheila
Mudge, StephanieRethinking the New Politics: Political Neoliberalism and the European Center-Left
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Contributed paper

> 18.00-19.00 General Assembly of RC19

> 19.00 End of Second day

> 20.30 Buffet Dinner in Palazzo Medici-Riccardi offered by the Province of Florence

Saturday, September 8

> 08.00-09.00 Phd Mentoring Sessions

Session 1

Phd Student Paper title
Dorrity, ClaireThe Under-representation of Immigrants in Irish Social Policy Formation.
PAPER

Mentor: Williams, Fiona
Kesler, ChristelPoverty among Immigrant Newcomers: Assessing the Roles of Market, State and Family.
PAPER

Mentor: Palme, Joakim

Session 2

Phd StudentPaper title
Grinvalds, HollyLabour Market Policy and the Influence of OECD Ideas: Canada and Denmark Compared.
PAPER

Mentor: Palier, Bruno
Häusermann, SiljaCoalitional Dynamics as Drivers of "Gradual Transformative Policy Change" in Continental Welfare States.
PAPER

Mentor: O'Connor, Julia S.

> 09.00-10.30 Round table of contributions from International organizations

Chair: Bob Deacon

Participants:
David Parker, UNICEF Innocenti Research Center: "UNICEF's Approach to Economic and Social Policy"
Favio Veras, UNDP-Poverty Centre, Brazil: "Cash Transfers and Social Protection"
Timo Voipio, OECD - DAC and ISSA: "Comprehensive Social Policies for Development" (power point presentation)

> 10.30-11.00 Coffee break

> 11.00-13.00 Parallel sessions:

a) Values, Ideas and Institutions (Chair: Ana Guillen)
b) Safety Nets, Conditionality and Poverty (Chair: Sônia Draibe)
c) Social Policy Responses to East Asia's Economic Growth, Globalization, and Crisis (Chair: Huck-Ju Kwon)

Parallel session - (a) Values, Ideas and Institutions
Chair: Ana Guillen

Author(s)Paper title
Birchfield Vicki
Dion, Michelle
Patterns of Income Inequality in the Capitalist Core: The Role of Values and Institutions and Lessons for the Global South
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Kenworthy, Lane
Larsen, Christian AlbrektThe Institutional Logic of Welfare Attitudes: How Welfare Regimes Influence Public Support
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Humpage, Louise
Wodsak, Veronika (PhD)Change and Continuity in the World Bank's Approach to Old Age Security
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Palme, Joakim
Blomqvist, PaulaIdea Diffusion and Agenda-setting in Social Policy: Health Care Reform in the Netherlands and Sweden in the 1990s
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Martin, Isaac
Ploug, Niels
Bay, Hans
Welfare Values and Individualisation
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Larsen, Christian Albrekt
Stryker, Robin
Wald, Pamela
Redefining Compassion to Reform Welfare: How Supporters of 1990s US Federal Welfare Reform Aimed for the Moral High Ground
PAPER

Contributed paper

Parallel session - (b) Safety Nets, Conditionality and Poverty
Chair: Sônia Draibe

Author(s)Paper title
Bastagli, FrancescaFrom Social Safety Net to Social Policy? The Role of Conditional Cash Transfers in Welfare State Development in Latin America
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Budowski, Monica
Moreno, Luis Safety Nets in Latin America: Targeting and Universalism?
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Abrahamson, Peter
Nelson, KennethMinimum Income Protection and European Integration: Trends and Levels of Minimum Benefits in Comparative Perspective 1990-2005
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Jenson, Jane
Redmond, Gerry
Menchini, Leonardo
Francavilla, Francesca
The impact of cash transfers on child well-being in Central Asia and Eastern Europe
PAPER

Discussant: Ginneken, Wouter
Qabaja, AnwarPoverty Indicators in Palestine
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Contributed paper
Gulcubuk, BulentThe Impact of Globalization on Rural Poor in Turkey: The Case of Social Risk Mitigation Project
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Contributed paper

Parallel session - (c) Social Policy Responses to East Asia's Economic Growth, Globalization, and Crisis
Chair: Huck-Ju Kwon

Author(s)Paper title
Peng, ItoWelfare State Restructuring in South Korea: a Political Economic Perspective
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Sivaramakrishnan, Kavita
Lee, Eliza W.Y.The Neoliberal Turn in Social Policy and Implications for the Development of Social and Political Citizenship in Hong Kong
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Kuhnle, Stein
Lue, Peter Jen-derCan the Variety of Capitalism Approach explain the Social Policy Transition in East-Asia?: Taiwan and South-Korea Compared
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Haan, Arjan de
Walker, Robert
Pellissery Sony
Giants Old and New: Promoting Social Security and Economic Growth in the Asia and Pacific Region
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Lee, Hyekyung
Lee, HyeKyungGlobalization, Democratization and Social Investment State: Post-Crisis Korea's Choice of Inclusive Liberalist Solution
ABSTRACT

Contributed Paper

> 13.00-14:00 Lunch

> 14.00-16.00 Parallel Session

a) Migration and Social Policy (Chair: Luis Moreno)
b) Transforming Welfare across the Globe (Chair: Jimi Adesina)
c) Social protection, markets and health care (Chair: Xiulan Zhangh)

Parallel session - (a) Migration and Social Policy
Chair: Luis Moreno

Author(s)Paper title
Gal, JohnImmigration and the Categorical Welfare State in Israel
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Ramazyan, Hripsime
Hettige, S.T.Fighting Poverty in Low Income Countries: The Case of Sri Lanka
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Qabaja, Anwar
Laparra Navarro, Miguel Migration and Social Policy in Europe
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Gal, John
Williams, FionaHow Do We Theorise the Employment of Migrant Women in Home-Based Care Work in European Welfare States?
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Leòn, Marguerita
Ramazyan, Hripsime
Luberanskaya, Yana
Migration and the New Social Order
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Contributed paper

Parallel session - (b) Transforming Welfare across the Globe
Chair: Jimi Adesina

Author(s)Paper title
Kangas, OlliImpacts of Colonialization and Modernization on the Timing of Social Insurance in Africa
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Gough, Ian
Olsen, Gregg M.Toward Global Welfare State Convergence? Labour Market Policy and Old Age Policy in Sweden, Canada and the US
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Dionne, Michelle
Polakowski, Michal (PhD)A Comparative Study of Social Policy Institutional Characteristics in Central and Eastern Europe
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Gatenio-Gabel, Shirley
Szalai, Julia Challenges to the “Convergence Thesis”: Some Notes on the Formation of the Postcommunist Welfare State
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Hobson, Barbara
Guogis, ArvydasWhy Lithuanian model of social welfare provision does not resemble the Nordic one?
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Contributed paper
Marston, Greg
Henman, Paul
The Social Division of Welfare Surveillance
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Contributed paper

Parallel session - (c) Social protection, markets and health care
Chair: Xiulan Zhangh

Author(s)Paper title
Biswas, GargiMarket and State in Health Services : The Case of India and China
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Chee, Heng-Leng
Cook, Beth
Dzator, Janet
Lessons and Options for Universal Health Coverage with Special Reference to Privatisation Policies in Health Care: the Case of Australia and Ghana
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Gingrich, Jane
Baru, Rama V.
Nundy, Madhurima
Blurring of Boundaries: The Mixed Economy In Health Services in India
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Agartan, Tuba
Sivaramakrishnan, KavitaChange and Continuity in the politics of Plague Epidemics: Public Health Policies and Practice in India
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Koivusalo, Meri
Deshpande, Mita Through the Lens of Universality: Perceptions on Dignity, Trust and Exclusion in the Era of Health Sector Reforms
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Contributed paper

> 16.00-16.30 Coffee Break

> 16.30-18.00 Plenary Session: Culture and Social Citizenship
Chair: Ann Orloff

Author(s)Paper title
Barbier, Jean-ClaudeWhen Research and Politics Mingle and Converge to Forget Cultural Diversity in Welfare Systems: Lessons from the Collapse of 'Social Europe'
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: O'Connor, Julia
Jenson, JaneRedesigning Citizenship Regimes After Neoliberalism. Ideas About Social Investment.
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Palier, Bruno
Shaver, SheilaCulture, Multiculturalism and Welfare State Citizenship
ABSTRACT | PAPER

Discussant: Gudavarthy, Ajay

> 18.00 End of Conference

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Comune di Firenze


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Global Social Policy


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Ente Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze


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