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Tackling Social Exclusion through OMC: Reshaping the Boundaries of European Governance

Kenneth A. Armstrong

in The State of the European Union, 6: Law, Politics, and Society

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257409
eISBN:
9780191600951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925740X.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Armstrong links macro structures to the micro level (individual action) by providing a critical analysis of the institutionalization of new modes of governance and their impact on civil society and ... More


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


The Experience of Activation Policies

Duncan Gallie

in Resisting Marginalization: Unemployment Experience and Social Policy in the European Union

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199271849
eISBN:
9780191602733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271844.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the activation programmes for unemployed people in the EU. The comparison of a group of unemployed and a group of activated people showed only small differences in terms of ... More


Promoting equality through social inclusion*: Case studies from the European social charter

Mark Bell

in The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From theory to sustainable practice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264911
eISBN:
9780191754098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264911.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores how equality is pursued, comparing two approaches. In Europe, legal responses to inequality have tended to focus on anti-discrimination legislation. This approach attempts to ... More


Social Inclusion: Education, Health, and Housing

Mark Bell

in Racism and Equality in the European Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199297849
eISBN:
9780191711565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297849.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter examines EU policy in the field of social inclusion and considers the extent to which it reflects the objectives of combating racism and promoting ethnic equality. It focuses on the EU ... More


Welfare to Work: Conditional Rights in Social Policy

Amir Paz-Fuchs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237418
eISBN:
9780191717192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237418.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This book examines welfare-to-work programmes in the United States and Britain, and develops a normative perspective to analyse and critique the theoretical and doctrinal justifications for ... More


Third Sector–Third Way: Comparative Perspectives and Policy Reflections

Helmut Anheier

in Welfare State Change: Towards a Third Way?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199266722
eISBN:
9780191601941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266727.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Drawing upon a variety of analyses, this chapter constructs a taxonomy of competing approaches to inequality, social cohesion, and citizenship and proceeds to locate the Third Way as a hybrid ... More


Tradeoffs?

Lane Kenworthy

in Progress for the Poor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199591527
eISBN:
9780191731389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591527.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

If we commit to improvement in the absolute living standards of the least well-off, must we sacrifice other desirable outcomes? The comparative empirical evidence suggests not.


Towards the Good Society, Once Again?

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen

in Why We Need a New Welfare State

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256433
eISBN:
9780191599170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256438.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This is an introductory chapter to the book, and it addresses the need for a new look at the welfare state in Europe. The different sections of the chapter are: The new welfare challenge; Emerging ... More


Why We Need a New Welfare State

Gøsta Esping-Andersen (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256433
eISBN:
9780191599170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256438.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Leading scholars in the field examine the highly topical issue of the future of the welfare state in Europe. They argue that welfare states need to adjust, and examine which kind of welfare ... More


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