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The Reformation of Welfare: The New Faith of the Labour Market

Tom Boland and Ray Griffin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529211320
eISBN:
9781529211368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211320.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Contemporary welfare states attempt to govern unemployment using active labour market policies to reconnect jobseekers with the labour market. Critics suggest these reflect a punitive turn in social ... More


Reducing Workaway

Jonathon W. Moses

in Workaway: The Human Costs of Europe's Common Labour Market

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529211016
eISBN:
9781529211054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211016.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter proposes two paths forward for reducing workaway and building a more just market in Europe. It does so by employing the theory of Optimum Labour Areas, as introduced in Chapter 3. First, ... More


Curriculum Vitae: Confessions of Faith in the Labour Market

Tom Boland and Ray Griffin

in The Reformation of Welfare: The New Faith of the Labour Market

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529211320
eISBN:
9781529211368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211320.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Typically the CV is criticised as self-aggrandisement or the commodification of the self for the market. Building on emergent research on jobseeking, both off and on-line, this chapter examines CV ... More


The International Labour Market for Seamen, 1600-1900: Norway and Norwegian Participation

Gustav Sætra

in Those Emblems of Hell?: European Sailors and the Maritime Labour Market, 1570-1870

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128831
eISBN:
9781786944818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128831.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter reports the growth of the Norwegian shipping trade in the period 1850-1880; an expansion that came as a result of a heightened demand for the exports of fish and timber from Norway to ... More


The Italian labour market policy reforms and the economic crisis: coming towards the end of Italian exceptionalism?

Patrik Vesan and Emmanuele Pavolini

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/9781447335863.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The Italian labour market has been put under very strong pressure since the onset of the financial and economic crisis. After the 2011 sovereign debt crisis a new wave of reforms started in relation ... More


Defeating ‘modern slavery’, reducing exploitation? The organisational and regulatory challenge

Alex Balch

in The Modern Slavery Agenda: Policy, Politics and Practice in the UK

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447346791
eISBN:
9781447346845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346791.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter first charts the short history from the early anti-trafficking strategy put in place by the Labour government in 2007 through the changes and reorganisations of the subsequent 10 years, ... More


The Preventive Role of the Criminal Law in Employment Relations

Jennifer Collins and Andrew Ashworth

in Criminality at Work

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198836995
eISBN:
9780191873867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836995.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter assesses the range of preventive interventions in labour market regulation. In relation to preventive orders in labour market enforcement, the chapter queries whether there are good ... More


Skill and gender: navigating the theoretical terrain

Anna Boucher

in Gender, Migration and the Global Race For Talent

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099458
eISBN:
9781526104212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099458.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter 1 defends the need for new indicators of ‘gender awareness’ within skilled immigration policy. It draws upon research from feminist industrial relations, sociology, economics and ... More


Finnish Sailors, 1750-1870

Yrjö Kaukiainen

in Those Emblems of Hell?: European Sailors and the Maritime Labour Market, 1570-1870

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128831
eISBN:
9781786944818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128831.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter begins with an introduction to Finnish shipping prior to 1700, before discussing in detail its expansion in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and exploring the country’s ... More


Pilgrimage: The Interminable Ritual of Jobseeking

Tom Boland and Ray Griffin

in The Reformation of Welfare: The New Faith of the Labour Market

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529211320
eISBN:
9781529211368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529211320.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Jobseeking is an inescapable task within the modern labour market, especially, for the unemployed, who have obligations to find work imposed upon them by welfare conditionality. Finding work, selling ... More


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