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Title Building equality and opportunity through social guarantees : new approaches to public policy and the realization of rights / Estanislao Gacitúa-Marió, Andrew Norton, and Sophia V. Georgieva, editors
Published Washington, DC : World Bank, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 270 pages)
Series New frontiers of social policy
New frontiers of social policy.
Contents Social policy, citizenship, and the realization of rights / Andrew Norton, Estanislao Gacitúa-Marió, and Sophia V. Georgieva -- Increasing social inclusion through social guarantees / Estanislao Gacitúa-Marió and Andrew Norton -- Democratic governance and institution building for inclusive social policy : the Latin American experience / Estanislao Gacitúa-Marió, Sophia V. Georgieva, and Leonardo Moreno -- Comprehensive social policy for inclusive and sustainable globalization / Steen Lau Jorgensen and Rodrigo Serrano-Berthet -- Implementing social guarantees : the regime of explicit guarantees in health in Chile / Leonardo Moreno and Mauricio Rosenblüth -- The role of the courts in realizing rights to housing and health : the case of South Africa / Sibonile Khoza -- Establishing social equity : Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru / Sophia V. Georgieva [and others] -- Achieving equitable and inclusive citizenship through social policy : the case of Jamaica and St. Kitts and Nevis / Rachel Hannah Nadelman, Lavern Louard-Greaves, and Carol Watson Williams -- Moving toward comprehensive social policy : the case of Uruguay / Fernando Filgueira, Sophia V. Georgieva, and Sergio Lijtenstein -- A bridge to peace through citizenship building : guaranteeing health and education rights in Colombia / Flávia Carbonari and Jorge E. Vargas
Summary This book examines the validity of a social guarantees approach as a framework for evaluating, monitoring, and improving the design of social policy. Social guarantees are defined as sets of policy mechanisms that determine citizens' entitlements related to basic services and ensure their fulfillment on the part of the state. The social guarantee concept gives operational expression to fundamental human rights principles by providing mechanisms for awareness, participation, equity, and redress in the delivery of social policy. In addition, the social guarantees approach responds to an emerging
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Globalization -- Social aspects.
Social policy.
Form Electronic book
Author Gacitúa-Marió, Estanislao.
Georgieva, Sophia V.
Norton, Andrew, 1965-
LC no. 2009019925
ISBN 082137883X
0821379631 (electronic bk.)
9780821379639 (electronic bk.)