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INTRODUCTION TO THE SPECIAL ISSUE - Howard Karger, James Midgley, and Subas Risal

AUSTERITY VERSUS STIMULUS: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES AND POLICY PRESCRIPTIONS - James Midgley

THE BITTER PILL: AUSTERITY, DEBT, AND THE ATTACK ON EUROPE'S WELFARE STATES - Howard Karger

BETWEEN RETRENCHMENT AND RECALIBRATION: THE IMPACT OF AUSTERITY ON THE IRISH SOCIAL PROTECTION SYSTEM - Fiona Dukelow and Mairéad Considine

ITALIAN WELFARE IN THE AFTERMATH OF ECONOMIC CRISIS: NEOLIBERAL REFORMS AND LIMITS TO THE PATH DEPENDENCY APPROACH - Ijin Hong

DEFICIT-DRIVEN AUSTERITY POLICIES: EFFECTS ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND SOCIAL WELFARE IN THE UNITED STATES - David Miller and M. C. (Terry) Hokenstad

WEATHERING THE STORM: BOTSWANA'S CULTURE OF CARE - Lengwe-Katembula Mwansa and Gloria Jacques

CONSIDERING POST-CRISIS STIMULUS MEASURES: WELFARE POLICY AND SOCIAL INCLUSION IN BRAZIL - Lenore Matthew

QUEENSLAND'S BUDGET AUSTERITY AND ITS IMPACT ON SOCIAL WELFARE: IS THE CURE WORSE THAN THE DISEASE? Greg Marston

Book Reviews

The Origins of Active Social Policy: Labour Market and Childcare Policies in a Comparative Perspective. Giuliano Bonoli. Reviewed by James Midgley

Sustainable Failures: Environmental Policy and Democracy in a Petro-Dependent World. Sherry Cable. Reviewed by Chris Williams

Mental Health and Social Policy. Beyond Managed Care (6th ed.). David Mechanic, Donna D. McAlpine, and David A. Rochefort. Reviewed by Christopher G. Hudson

Family Policy and the American Safety Net. Janet Zollinger Giele. Reviewed by Mary Ann Kanieski

The New Black: What Has Changed – and What Has Not – with Race in America. Kenneth W. Mack & Charles Guy-Uriel (Eds.). Reviewed by Johnnie Hamilton-Mason

The Globalization of Supermax Prisons. Jeffrey Ian Ross (Ed.). Reviewed by Ann Marie Rocheleau

The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty. Nina Munk. Reviewed by Edward U. Murphy 180 Ethics. Sarah Banks (Ed.). Reviewed by Jennifer R. Zelnick

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