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The employment effectiveness of minimum income schemes

Amilcar Moreira

in The activation dilemma: Reconciling the fairness and effectiveness of minimum income schemes in Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420466
eISBN:
9781447303695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420466.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter focuses on the employment effectiveness of minimum income schemes. Before discussing the analysis, the chapter first clarifies what is actually meant by employment effectiveness. ... More


The new poor in the new Europe: the end of a stigma?

Serena Romano

in The political and social construction of poverty: Central and Eastern European countries in transition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447312710
eISBN:
9781447312727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312710.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter five discusses how CEE countries as new EU member states had to shift from the former residual social safety net to a new “inclusive” approach to anti-poverty measures as advocated by EU ... More


Activation or Workfare? Governance and the Neo-Liberal Convergence

Ivar Lodemel and Amilcar Moreira (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199773589
eISBN:
9780190248314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773589.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In last decade of the 20th century, in both the United States and Europe, there was a move toward the introduction/strengthening of activation requirements as an eligibility condition to minimum ... More


Workfare with Welfare Revisited: Instigating Dual Tracks for Insiders and Outsiders

Jon Kvist and Ivan Harsløf

in Activation or Workfare? Governance and the Neo-Liberal Convergence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199773589
eISBN:
9780190248314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773589.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The chapter shows that, even in egalitarian Denmark, unemployed insiders are increasingly receiving better minimum income schemes than unemployed outsiders. Under the 2002–2011 liberal–conservative ... More


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