The research programme of GASPP encompasses the following broad topics:

  • The implicit and explicit prescriptions for and impact upon national social policy of intergovernmental organisations such as the UN and Bretton Woods Institutions; international Non Governmental Organisations; international private actors such as TNCs and consultancy companies.
  • The contribution of supranational organisations, international NGOs and other global actors to the global discourse on social policy.
  • The role of global public-private partnerships in global health policy.
  • The development of systems of transnational social redistribution, social regulation and social provision and empowerment.
  • The methods and concepts used by development agencies to assess the social policy of countries and to shape their interventions.
  • The role of international organisations and transnational social movements in shaping global social and health rights.

Current GASPP projects

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