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The Italian Mobility Regime: 1985–97

Maurizio Pisati and Antonio Schizzerotto

in Social Mobility in Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199258451
eISBN:
9780191601491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258457.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Analyses changes in the Italian social mobility regime over the period 1985 to 1997. First, it is shown that both men’s and women’s absolute rates of mobility have remained substantially stable ... More


Generalized Trust Questions

Eric M. Uslaner

in Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151458
eISBN:
9781400840298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151458.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the issue of measuring trust and then compares the ANES and the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY) measures with each other as well as with the two new measures in ... More


Voters and Voting in Context: Multiple Contexts and the Heterogeneous German Electorate

Christof Wolf

Harald Schoen, Sigrid Roßteutscher, Rüdiger Schmitt-Beck, and Bernhard Weßels (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198792130
eISBN:
9780191834295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792130.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book investigates the role of context in affecting political opinion formation and voting behavior. Building on a model of contextual effects on individual-level voter behavior, the chapters of ... More


Parliaments in Time: The Evolution of Legislative Democracy in Western Europe, 1866-2015

Michael Koß

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198766919
eISBN:
9780191821158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766919.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book sheds light on the institutional development of four (emerging) Western European parliaments. Parliaments in Western Europe are noteworthy for several reasons. Their institutional designs ... More


Where Should Teen Mothers Live? What Should We Do About It?

Harold Pollack

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/9780300095418.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyzes several outcomes associated with teen mothers' residential choices. It investigates whether public assistance programs, such as Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), ... More


How Much More Can They Work?: Setting Realistic Expectations for Welfare Mothers

LaDonna Pavetti

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/9780300095418.003.0028
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines comparative work experiences of welfare recipients and nonrecipients prior to the implementation of work-related reforms. It estimates the amount of additional work that welfare ... More


Introduction: Beyond Benefits Street – exploring experiences and narratives of welfare reform

Ruth Patrick

in For Whose Benefit?: The Everyday Realities of Welfare Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447333463
eISBN:
9781447333517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333463.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter outlines the rationale behind conducting repeat interviews with out-of-work benefit claimants in an effort to better understand lived experiences of welfare reform. It introduces readers ... More


Gentrification in Buenos Aires: global trends and local features

Hilda Herzer, María Mercedes Di Virgilio, and María Carla Rodríguez

in Global gentrifications: Uneven development and displacement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313472
eISBN:
9781447313502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313472.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter seeks to increase the ‘evidence base’ on gentrification in Latin American cities through a longitudinal study of the La Boca, San Telmo and Barracas quarters in Buenos Aires. ... More


Conclusion: scaling down?

Catherine Needham, Kerry Allen, and Kelly Hall

in Micro-Enterprise and Personalisation: What Size is Good Care?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447319221
eISBN:
9781447319252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319221.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The concluding chapter considers the implications of the findings for the future of English social care services and for the broader health and welfare system. It suggests that local care economies ... More


Transformed Social Foundations of Governance in Rural China: Rural–Urban Migration and Social Environments in Chinese Villages

Jie Lu

in Varieties of Governance in China: Migration and Institutional Change in Chinese Villages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199378746
eISBN:
9780199378760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378746.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter shows how outward migration has transformed the close-knit social environment and eroded the social foundations for the performance of indigenous relation-based institutions in some ... More


Dualisation or normalisation of part-time work in the Nordic countries: work insecurity and mobility over time

Jouko Nätti and Kristine Nergaard

in Dualisation of Part-Time Work: The Development of Labour Market Insiders and Outsiders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447348603
eISBN:
9781447348658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348603.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this chapter we discuss the development of part-time work in Finland and Norway and ask if there is a trend towards more marginalised part-time work also in the well-regulated Nordic labour ... More


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