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Social policy and soft power: How institutions can boost a nation’s international status 

Joseph S. Nye of Harvard University popularized the concept of “soft power” when addressing the growing importance of China in the Asian community.  More traditional modes of power, e.g. economic … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Social Policy and International Development Aid

The U.N.’s Millennium Development Goals   One definition of social policy is the provision of social services including health care, education, housing, and social security.  Many developing countries cannot provide … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · Leave a comment