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Handbook on Social Protection Systems

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This exciting and innovative Handbook provides readers with a comprehensive and globally relevant overview of the instruments, actors and design features of social protection systems, as well as their application and impacts in practice. It is the first book that centres around system building globally, a theme that has gained political importance yet has received relatively little attention in academia.

Edited by Esther Schüring, Professor of Social Protection Systems, Department of Social Policy and Social Security Studies, Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, University of Applied Sciences and Markus Loewe, Head of the Middle East and North Africa Research Team, Transformation of Economic and Social Systems Programme, German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Germany.

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