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Youth unemployment, welfare and political participation: a comparative study of six countries

Torild Hammer

in Changing labour markets, welfare policies and citizenship

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342720
eISBN:
9781447301660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342720.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter discusses the relationship between welfare regimes and political participation among unemployed youth to determine whether a more generous financial support constitutes a resource of ... More


Law enforcement and policy alienation: Coping by labour inspectors and federal police officers

Kim Loyens

in Understanding street-level bureaucracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447313267
eISBN:
9781447313298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313267.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Street-level bureaucrats in law enforcement agencies often experience policy alienation, referring to the frustration that results from having to apply procedures that do not lead to solving crime or ... More


Alienation and demoralisation, or continuing labours of love?

Marjorie Mayo, Gerald Koessl, Matthew Scott, and Imogen Slater

in Access to justice for disadvantaged communities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447311027
eISBN:
9781447311034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311027.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter brings together the evidence on the impact of these changes on staff motivation and commitment. The New Public Management has been criticised for assuming that people in general – and ... More


The uses of catastrophism

Simon Winlow

in Building Better Societies: Promoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447332022
eISBN:
9781447332060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332022.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter argues that, if the goal is to rejuvenate the social, then there must be a corresponding rejuvenation of the political. There are one or two signs of life at the margins, but millions ... More


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