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Conclusion

Hans Joas and Wolfgang Knöbl

in War in Social Thought: Hobbes to the Present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150840
eISBN:
9781400844746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150840.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This concluding chapter considers a convincing conception of enduring peace and the need to move beyond monothematic diagnoses of the contemporary world and of social change. It argues that none of ... More


The British Senior Civil Service

Charlotte Dargie and Rachel Locke

in Bureaucratic Elites in Western European States: A Comparative Analysis of Top Officials

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294467
eISBN:
9780191600067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294468.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The aim is to describe the current senior civil service in Britain; in order to do this, recent changes instigated by the Thatcher and Major governments have to be addressed. To explain these ... More


Marketization and privatization

Roderick Martin

in Transforming Management in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775690
eISBN:
9780191695377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775690.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter provides an overview of marketization and privatization. Following a brief introduction, the second section discusses the relationship between marketization and privatization, and the ... More


North Korean Revolution in Repetition: Crisis and Value

Hyun Ok Park

in The Capitalist Unconscious: From Korean Unification to Transnational Korea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171922
eISBN:
9780231540513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171922.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 7 investigates North Korean state’s own crisis-ridden construction of socialism from the 1950s to the present.


The Right and the Welfare State

Carsten Jensen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199678419
eISBN:
9780191757822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678419.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

The book studies welfare state policies of conservative and liberal governments (the Right, for short). These parties have been assumed to be nothing but the welfare-skeptical flip-side of the Left, ... More


The marketization of the employment relationship?

Patrick McGovern, Stephen Hill, Colin Mills, and Michael White

in Market, Class, and Employment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213375
eISBN:
9780191695865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213375.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

A brief review of the literature from the UK is given to show how the idea of an increasingly market-driven employment relationship has been taken up. Evidence relating to four areas of the ... More


Inequality at work

Patrick McGovern, Stephen Hill, Colin Mills, and Michael White

in Market, Class, and Employment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213375
eISBN:
9780191695865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213375.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter discusses the work of Sorensen and Russell regarding the changing employment relationship. Both claim that traditional class-based forms of social inequality have either attenuated or ... More


Conclusions

Patrick McGovern, Stephen Hill, Colin Mills, and Michael White

in Market, Class, and Employment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213375
eISBN:
9780191695865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213375.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The persistence and indeed resurgence of within-company career expectations among employees is noted. The central empirical conclusion of this research is that the marketization thesis fails in each ... More


Nice Guys Finish Last?

Ronald Dore

in Stock Market Capitalism: Welfare Capitalism: Japan and Germany versus the Anglo-Saxons

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199240623
eISBN:
9780191696848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240623.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter argues that the changes central to the intentions of those so-called ‘reformers’ in Japan and Germany have a tendency to increase inequality and the ruthlessness of competition, destroy ... More


Changing Institutional and Regulatory Frameworks for Job Intermediation

Mark Freedland, Paul Craig, Catherine Jacqueson, and Nicola Kountouris

in Public Employment Services and European Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199233489
eISBN:
9780191716324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233489.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter begins by postulating the key suggestions that there is a visible trend towards the ‘marketization’ of employment services. By that is meant a process leading towards the ... More


Waiting for Superwoman: White Female Teachers as “Neoliberal Saviors”

Amy Brown

in A Good Investment?: Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691128
eISBN:
9781452952383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691128.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter looks at how the figure of the White female “savior” teacher fits into school privatization and marketization. College Preparatory Academy’s teaching staff is predominantly White and ... More


Beyond the Spectacle

Amy Brown

in A Good Investment?: Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691128
eISBN:
9781452952383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691128.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In the afterword, the author uses her findings to make recommendations for education policy and teaching practice. The author also questions how given the United State’s entrenchment in competition ... More


Conclusion

Naomi R. Cahn

in Test Tube Families: Why the Fertility Market Needs Legal Regulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814716823
eISBN:
9780814790021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814716823.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book has explored the legal system governing reproductive technologies and how it has responded to a host of issues pertaining to parenthood, disclosure of children's identity, and ... More


Commentary: English passions: Thatcherism and schooling

Ken Jones

in The Legacy of Thatcherism: Assessing and Exploring Thatcherite Social and Economic Policies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265703
eISBN:
9780191771880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265703.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This commentary on Peter Dorey’s chapter sets Thatcherism’s distinctively English education policy in two broader contexts. Cultural conservatism and the introduction of quasi-markets are features of ... More


The Marketization of Employment Services: The Dilemmas of Europe's Work-first Welfare States

Ian Greer, Karen N. Breidahl, Matthias Knuth, and Flemming Larsen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198785446
eISBN:
9780191827365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785446.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This book examines the marketization of employment services and its consequences in Denmark, Great Britain, and Germany. What concretely does marketization mean in practice? What are its effects on ... More


Re-discovering national spatiality and diversity in South China

Eric Kit-wai Ma

in Desiring Hong Kong, Consuming South China: Transborder Cultural Politics, 1970-2010

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083459
eISBN:
9789882209329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083459.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the political effects of the rising Chinese nation on Hong Kong people travelling and working in South China. It focuses on the cultural politics of re-nationalization, and thus ... More


Introduction

Ian Greer, Karen Breidahl, Matthias Knuth, and Flemming Larsen

in The Marketization of Employment Services: The Dilemmas of Europe's Work-first Welfare States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198785446
eISBN:
9780191827365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785446.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Employment services are used in this book as a window into the much larger phenomenon of intensified economic competition across Europe. While liberalization, neoliberalism, and marketization all ... More


Coming out of The Box, Marching as Dykes

Chao Shi-Yan

in The New Chinese Documentary Film Movement: For the Public Record

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028528
eISBN:
9789882207202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028528.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on two independent documentaries made by women: The Box (2001) and Dyke March (2004). It examines social identities ... More


A Fuzzy Picture: Social Citizenship in Postcorporatist Germany

Ingo Bode

in Social Policy and Citizenship: The Changing Landscape

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199754045
eISBN:
9780199979455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754045.003.0040
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The chapter highlights changes in citizenship that combine the traditions of a corporatist past with new regulations stressing both individual choice and the duty of self-help. While the idea of ... More


Conclusion

Ian Greer, Karen Breidahl, Matthias Knuth, and Flemming Larsen

in The Marketization of Employment Services: The Dilemmas of Europe's Work-first Welfare States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198785446
eISBN:
9780191827365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785446.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

The failures of the work-first welfare state are in large part the failures of marketization. This book has discussed the specific practices of market making at the level of the transaction and their ... More


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