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Protection to Inclusion

Neil Gilbert

in Transformation of the Welfare State: The Silent Surrender of Public Responsibility

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195140743
eISBN:
9780199834921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140745.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Over the last decade of the twentieth century, policies for social protection of the unemployed in the advanced industrial world have been reformulated from the provision of income maintenance ... More


Redistribution toward Low Incomes in Richer Countries

Emmanuel Saez

in Understanding Poverty

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305197
eISBN:
9780199783519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305191.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay presents a critical overview of the findings of economic research on the problem of redistribution toward low incomes in developed countries. The discussion is organized as follows. The ... More


Transformation of the Welfare State: The Silent Surrender of Public Responsibility

Neil Gilbert

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195140743
eISBN:
9780199834921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140745.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book is the outgrowth of a large‐scale comparative project on the changing landscape of the welfare state initiated by the author in 1997. In it, it is argued that the changes in welfare policy ... More


The 1992 MacSharry Reform

Arlindo Cunha and Alan Swinbank

in An Inside View of the CAP Reform Process: Explaining the MacSharry, Agenda 2000, and Fischler Reforms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591572
eISBN:
9780191725579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591572.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

The 1992 CAP reform, proposed by the then Farm Commissioner Ray Mac Sharry, and adopted under a Portuguese Presidency, fundamentally changed the shape of the CAP, by partially switching from price ... More


The Evolution of Family Policy in the United States after World War II

Barry L. Friedman and Martin Rein

in Cross Currents: Family Law and Policy in the US and England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268208
eISBN:
9780191683442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268208.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Families have changed substantially over the last half-century in the United States, and family policy has evolved in response. Many kinds of policies have emerged over the years that affect ... More


Housing allowances and the restructuring of the Australian welfare state

Kath Hulse

in Housing allowances in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347541
eISBN:
9781447302506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347541.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Housing allowances have become increasingly important in Australia since the early 1980s, both in terms of the number of households assisted and government expenditure. Two different types of housing ... More


Family Allowances and Poverty Among Lone Mother Families in the United States

Cecilia A. Conrad

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0027
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the relationship between income support policies and poverty among lone mother families in the United States relative to Canada and Western Europe. It simulates the effect on ... More


Facing the greatest risk of poverty: who?

Michael O’Brien

in Poverty, policy and the state: The changing face of social security

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347992
eISBN:
9781447303046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347992.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter focuses on how poverty, low living standards, and income support are distributed, and on the recipients of the various forms of public income support, including tax credits. It explores ... More


Disability, poverty and living standards: reviewing Australian evidence and policies1

Peter Saunders

in Cash and care: Policy challenges in the welfare state

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348562
eISBN:
9781447301615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348562.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines the circumstances of households that contain disabled members in the context of proposed reforms to the main income support programme for disabled people, the Disability Support ... More


Better off in work? Work, security and welfare for lone mothers

Jane Millar

in Cash and care: Policy challenges in the welfare state

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348562
eISBN:
9781447301615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348562.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter draws on in-depth interviews with 50 lone mothers who had recently started work, in order to explore whether or not they felt themselves to be better off in work, and what they meant by ... More


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