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Europe's new state of welfare: Unemployment, employment policies and citizenship

Clasen, Jochen, Oorschot, Wilm van, Halvorsen, Knut

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ISBN 10: 1861344376 / ISBN 13: 9781861344373
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This book challenges the underlying presupposition that regular employment is the royal road to inclusion. Drawing on original empirical research, it investigates the inclusionary and exclusionary potentials of different types of work, including activation programmes. Editor(s): Andersen, Jergen G.; Oorschot, Wim Van; Clasen, Jochen; Halvorsen, Knut (Faculty of Economics, Public Administration and Social Work, Oslo University College, Norway). Num Pages: 240 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JHBL; KCFM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156. Weight in Grams: 480. . 2002. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781861344373

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Title: Europe's new state of welfare: Unemployment,...

Publisher: Policy Press

Binding: Soft cover

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This authoritative book uses in-depth, comparative and interdisciplinary analysis of employment, welfare and citizenship to compare several European countries, including the UK, France, the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Slovenia and Switzerland. It provides:· an updated overview of employment and unemployment in Europe;· a comprehensive critique of the idea of globalisation as a challenge to European welfare states;· detailed country chapters with new and previously inaccessible information about employment and unemployment policies written by national experts.

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Jørgen Goul Andersen, Centre for Comparative Welfare State Studies, Department of Economics, Politics and Public Administration, Aalborg University, Jochen Clasen, Centre for Comparative Research in Social Welfare, Department of Applied Social Science, University of Stirling, Wim van Oorschot and Knut Halvorsen, Faculty of Economics, Public Administration and Social Work, Oslo University College

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