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Welfare, gender and fatherhood

Michael Rush

in Between Two Worlds of Father Politics: USA or Sweden?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091896
eISBN:
9781781708347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091896.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter one links the decline of patriarchal legitimacy over the course of the 20th century to welfare state expansion. It highlights that chapter one shows that the renaissance of the ‘welfare ... More


Economic Crisis, Country Variations, and Institutional Structures

Gallie Duncan

in Economic Crisis, Quality of Work, and Social Integration: The European Experience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664719
eISBN:
9780191765209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664719.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

The chapter provides an overview of the findings of the research presented in the individual chapters. It considers first the general effects of the economic crisis for the quality of work in Europe ... More


State–religion relations and welfare regimes in Europe

José Luis Romanillos, Justin Beaumont, and Mustafa Şen

in Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847428349
eISBN:
9781447307785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428349.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Chapter Two provides an introduction to the key terms, concepts and debates useful in describing political and ethical FBO activities. The chapter examines these activities and their relation to ... More


Housing and support in Britain and Sweden

David Clapham

in Accommodating difference: Evaluating supported housing for vulnerable people

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447306344
eISBN:
9781447311591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306344.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter five begins the examination of particular supported housing models by explaining the focus of the book on two particular countries. It explains the reasons for choosing an international ... More


What do people want? Leave policy preferences in different countries1

Isabel Valarino

Peter Moss, Ann-Zofie Duvander, and Alison Koslowski (eds)

in Parental Leave and Beyond: Recent International Developments, Current Issues and Future Directions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447338772
eISBN:
9781447338826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338772.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Leave schemes vary considerably across countries, notably regarding their duration and the extent to which mothers and fathers are encouraged to share them. This chapter analyses individuals’ ... More


European Welfare Programs in the Era of Immigration

Dennis C. Spies

in Immigration and Welfare State Retrenchment: Why the US Experience is not Reflected in Western Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198812906
eISBN:
9780191850691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812906.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

As mass immigration is a relatively recent phenomenon in Europe, it encounters states in which mature welfare regimes have already been in place for several decades. Therefore, the chapter starts ... More


Labour Markets, Welfare States and the Dilemmas of European Social Democracy

Martin Rhodes

in The Crisis of Social Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748665822
eISBN:
9780748693863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665822.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The author surveys contrasting models of political economy and social democratic efforts to reform labour markets and welfare states. The paradoxical conclusion is that social democratic parties have ... More


From black hole to spring: the coming of age of social policy in the Arab countries?

Rana Jawad

in Social Policy Review 24: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2012

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447304470
eISBN:
9781447307662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304470.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The chapter gives an overview of the mechanics and dynamics of the social policies and welfare regimes of the region of the Middle East with a particular focus on the Arab countries. It characterises ... More


The sociodemographic obstacles to participating in lifelong learning across Europe

Péter Róbert (ed.)

in Lifelong learning in Europe: Equity and efficiency in the balance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300137
eISBN:
9781447307709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300137.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Based on large scale survey analysis, this chapter argues that there is a relationship between overall levels of participation and the level of inequalities that exist in access to formal adult ... More


Ageing and employment in the Mediterranean: old and new challenges

Annamaria Simonazzi and Fiorenza Deriu

in Ageing in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447301066
eISBN:
9781447311393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301066.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Population ageing is both a challenge and an opportunity. A challenge to the various welfare regimes, an opportunity to move towards a more comprehensive, sustainable and integrated life-course ... More


Housing and the living environment

Glen Bramley

in Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2: The Dimensions of Disadvantage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334224
eISBN:
9781447334309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334224.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Housing affordability problems are exacerbating poverty, particularly for working age households increasingly reliant on private renting, and housing needs have increased, reversing long-standing ... More


Structural reforms in Europe: a comparative overview

Chiara Agostini and David Natali

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/9781447335863.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter provides an overview of structural reforms (SRs) - measures to improve economic growth prospects and the ability of economies to adjust to economic shocks - introduced in Europe between ... More


Family as a socio-economic actor in the political economy of welfare

Theodoros Papadopoulos and Antonios Roumpakis

Elke Heins, Catherine Needham, and James Rees (eds)

in Social Policy Review 31: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2019

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447343981
eISBN:
9781447344018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343981.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

After years of neoliberal restructuring of social welfare, families are under pressure to act more strategically in absorbing the ever-increasing social risks and costs associated with social ... More


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