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Tracking caseloads: the changing composition of working-age benefit receipt in Europe

Johan De Deken and Jochen Clasen

in Regulating the Risk of Unemployment: National Adaptations to Post-Industrial Labour Markets in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592296
eISBN:
9780191731471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592296.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Reliable cross-national information about the number of working-age persons in receipt of income transfers (caseloads) would be highly valuable for comparative welfare state research, as well as for ... More


New Comparative Measures of Income, Material Deprivation, and Well-Being

Timothy M. Smeeding

in Counting the Poor: New Thinking About European Poverty Measures and Lessons for the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860586
eISBN:
9780199932948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860586.003.0019
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

This chapter reviews the research contained in this book. The chapter points to the value of cross-national research efforts in providing the opportunity for those interested in social policy in an ... More


Cultures of research and policy in Europe

Leslie Haddon and Gitte Stald

in Kids online: Opportunities and risks for children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424396
eISBN:
9781447302643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424396.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Europe is traditionally regarded as a cultural entity with shared historical roots, values, systems, and institutions. However, when considering the various levels on which Europe may be understood, ... More


Workplace worklife balance support from a capabilities perspective

Laura den Dulk, Sandra Groeneveld, and Bram Peper

in Worklife Balance: The Agency and Capabilities Gap

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681136
eISBN:
9780191767449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681136.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter focuses on two institutional factors that affect the capabilities of working parents to balance work and family life: workplace worklife balance support and public provisions developed ... More


methodological approaches, practices and reflections

Julia Brannen and Ann Nilsen

in Transitions to parenthood in Europe: A comparative life course perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428646
eISBN:
9781447307563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428646.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The chapter outlines the design of the Transitions study and the rationale for an embedded, multilayered case study design. It provides an overview of the methods with particular reference to ... More


Transitions to parenthood in Europe: A comparative life course perspective

Ann Nilsen, Julia Brannen, and Suzan Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428646
eISBN:
9781447307563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428646.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book takes a gendered life course perspective, analysing and comparing the biographies of men and women employed in similar public and private sector organisations across seven European ... More


Introduction

Véronique Altglas

in From Yoga to Kabbalah: Religious Exoticism and the Logics of Bricolage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199997626
eISBN:
9780199380336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997626.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction summarizes the limitations of the current sociological analysis of bricolage, and presents the book’s objectives and theoretical frame. Inscribed inside a larger effort to contribute ... More


Introduction

Ann Nilsen, Julia Brannen, and Suzan Lewis

in Transitions to parenthood in Europe: A comparative life course perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428646
eISBN:
9781447307563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428646.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The chapter introduces the study and the main topics addressed. The discussion focuses on research on the transition to motherhood and fatherhood and the ways in which these life course transitions ... More


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