Royal Society of Canada
I was recently selected to join the initial cohort of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada. The University of Saskatchewan’s press release is available here.
Recent and Forthcoming Books
Daniel Béland, Philip Rocco and Alex Waddan, (Forthcoming, January 2016), Unfinished Fight: Federalism and the Battle over the Affordable Care Act in the States. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas.
This book is the first monograph devoted to politics of implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the 50 states. Our political and comparative analysis of federalism and health care reform focuses on three major components of the ACA: health-insurance exchanges, Medicaid expansion, and regulatory reform.
Daniel Béland and Pierre-Marc Daigneault (eds.) (Forthcoming, August 2015), Welfare Reform in Canada: Provincial Social Assistance in Comparative Perspective. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
This edited volume provides a unique, up-to-date analysis of social assistance in the Canadian provinces. In addition to chapters devoted to each of the 10 provinces, the volume addresses issues such as activation, disability, gender inequality, immigration, First Nations, and public housing.
Daniel Béland, Christopher Howard, and Kimberly J. Morgan (eds.) (2014), The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Social Policy. New York: Oxford University Press, 668 pages. [more]
The US welfare state has long been a source of political contention and academic debate. This Oxford Handbook pulls together much of our current knowledge about the origins, development, functions, and challenges of American social policy.
Daniel Béland and Klaus Petersen (eds.) (2014), Analysing Social Policy Concepts and Language: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives. Bristol: Policy Press. [more]
Featuring a cross-disciplinary group of leading social policy researchers, this edited volume analyses the concepts and language used to make sense of contemporary social policy. The volume focuses on OECD countries located on four different continents: Asia, Australasia, Europe, and North America.