GROWTH, REDISTRIBUTION AND WELFARE: TOWARD SOCIAL INVESTMENT
Social Service Review, vol.73, 1999, p.3-21.
Social development offers an alternative perspective on redistribution
that emphasizes resource allocation to social programmes that
enhance economic participation and make a positive contribution
WORLD BANK SETS OUT PLANS FOR GLOBAL CODE FOR SOCIAL POLICY
Financial Times, April 22nd, 1999, p. 4.
Outlines proposals drafted by the World Bank for an international
code for social policy. It identifies four general principles:
- universal and equitable access to basic social services, including
education, health care, sanitation and safe drinking water;
enabling all men and women to attain secure and sustainable livelihoods
and decent working conditions;
- promotion of systems of social
protection to safeguard people from adverse economic shocks;
- fostering social inclusion.