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Unemployment Vulnerability and Active Labor Market Policies

David Rueda

in Social Democracy Inside Out: Partisanship and Labor Market Policy in Advanced Industrialized Democracies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199216352
eISBN:
9780191712241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216352.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyses how the interaction between government partisanship and unemployment vulnerability affect the politics of active labour market policies (ALMPs) in Spain, the Netherlands, and ... More


Partisanship, Institutions, and Social Policy

David Rueda

in Social Democracy Inside Out: Partisanship and Labor Market Policy in Advanced Industrialized Democracies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199216352
eISBN:
9780191712241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216352.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines how the interaction between government partisanship and corporatism affects social policy in Spain, the Netherlands, and the UK. It is shown that in a noncorporatist country ... More


Active Labour Market Policies: Between ‘Right to Work’ and ‘Workfare’

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/9780199233489.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter focuses on those employment measures commonly known as active labour market policies (ALMPs). It starts by providing a comparative historical analysis of ALMPs, suggesting that these ... More


Skill Shortages, Skill Gaps, and Labor Demand

Michael J. Camasso and Radha Jagannathan

in Caught in the Cultural Preference Net: Three Generations of Employment Choices in Six Capitalist Democracies

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190672782
eISBN:
9780190672812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672782.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The focus in this chapter is on the consequences of employers’ decisions and on labor market institutions that create flexible, rigid, or segmented labor markets. The authors profile how each of the ... More


Czech Republic

Straková Jana

in Europe enlarged: A handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420640
eISBN:
9781447302230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420640.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter explains the development of education, the labour market, and welfare in the Czech Republic during the period 1990–2006. After 1989, stratification of the education system became more ... More


Dualising the Swedish model: insiders and outsiders and labour market policy reform in Sweden: an overview

Johan Bo Davidsson

in Labour Market Policies in the Era of Pervasive Austerity: A European Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447335863
eISBN:
9781447335900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335863.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

For many decades it seemed that the Swedish model was immune to change. Welfare scholars saw in Sweden a paragon of an equal society based on a generous welfare state that had withstood the pressures ... More


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