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Employment Protection Regulations

Lane Kenworthy

in Jobs with Equality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199550593
eISBN:
9780191720727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550593.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Strict employment protection rules are typically motivated by concern for fairness rather than equality, but they may nevertheless help to reduce inequality in earnings among the employed. The ... More


Globalization, Inequality, and Diversity

Peter Taylor‐Gooby

in Reframing Social Citizenship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546701
eISBN:
9780191720420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546701.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter considers the challenges to social citizenship resulting from greater diversity and inequality in a more globalized world. Migration has led to tensions in social provision in many ... More


Women‐Friendly Policies

Lane Kenworthy

in Jobs with Equality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199550593
eISBN:
9780191720727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550593.003.00010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter examines the impact of ‘women-friendly’ policies — funding or provision of childcare, paid maternity/home care leaves, public employment, promotion of part-time work, tax systems that do ... More


Toward a High‐Employment, High‐Equality Society

Lane Kenworthy

in Jobs with Equality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199550593
eISBN:
9780191720727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550593.003.00011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter summarizes the book's findings, recommends some strategies for combining low inequality with high employment, and considers some potential objections and alternatives. It argues that ... More


The Nordic Social Models in Turbulent Times: Consolidation and Flexible Adaptation

Jon Erik Dolvik, Jorgen Goul Andersen, and Juhana Vartiainen

in European Social Models From Crisis to Crisis: Employment and Inequality in the Era of Monetary Integration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198717966
eISBN:
9780191787423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717966.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

After deep crises in the 1990s, the Nordic countries adjusted their models and recovered swiftly. They also weathered the Great Recession quite well. Both crises emanated from financial and economic ... More


When Institutions Reciprocate: Turning European Social Models Around

Erling Barth and Karl Ove Moene

in European Social Models From Crisis to Crisis: Employment and Inequality in the Era of Monetary Integration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198717966
eISBN:
9780191787423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717966.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

The trends have turned. From a development with rising welfare generosity and declining earnings differentials, most European countries now experience stagnating welfare generosity and increasing ... More


Conclusion

Andrew Martin and Jon Erik Dølvik (eds)

in European Social Models From Crisis to Crisis: Employment and Inequality in the Era of Monetary Integration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198717966
eISBN:
9780191787423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717966.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

The controversies over European social model institutions converge in the basic issue of whether there is necessarily a trade-off between higher employment and lower inequality. The cases and broader ... More


The Human Rights and Equalities Agenda

Polly Vizard

in Social Advantage and Disadvantage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198737070
eISBN:
9780191800597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737070.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The chapter examines the role of human rights in addressing social (dis)advantage. It suggests that human rights can play an important role in framing the claims of the disadvantaged and the ... More


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