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The Fact of Unemployment

Johannes Lindvall

in Mass Unemployment and the State

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590643
eISBN:
9780191723407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590643.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter is concerned with the labor market policies that governments in Austria, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Sweden pursued after the emergence of high unemployment. It attempts to explain why ... More


Expanding the Solidaristic Welfare State

Peter A. Swenson

in Capitalists against Markets: The Making of Labor Markets and Welfare States in the United States and Sweden

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142976
eISBN:
9780199872190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142977.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter turns to the social democratic reforms of the 1940s and 1950s, rooted in cross‐class alliances that were ultimately to distinguish Sweden as the world's paragon social democratic welfare ... 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


 Labor Market Policy, Flexibility, and Employment Performance: Denmark and Sweden in the 1990s

Peter Plougmann and Per Kongshøj Madsen

in Fighting Unemployment: The Limits of Free Market Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195165845
eISBN:
9780199835515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165845.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 9 considers Denmark and Sweden, two countries that exemplify the universalistic welfare state. Denmark’s unemployment rate was similar to that of the United States in the 1980s, rose above it ... More


Active labour market policy in a changing economic context. 1

Giuliano Bonoli

in Regulating the Risk of Unemployment: National Adaptations to Post-Industrial Labour Markets in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592296
eISBN:
9780191731471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592296.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The chapter provides an account of the changing role played by active labour market policies (ALMPs) in Europe since the post-war years. Focusing on six countries (Sweden, Denmark, France, Germany, ... More


The Origins of Active Social Policy: Labour Market and Childcare Policies in a Comparative Perspective

Giuliano Bonoli

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669769
eISBN:
9780191749391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669769.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Since the mid-1990s European welfare states have undergone a major transformation. Relative to the post-war years, today they put less emphasis on income protection and more on the promotion of ... More


Active Labour Market Policies in a Comparative Perspective

Giuliano Bonoli

in The Origins of Active Social Policy: Labour Market and Childcare Policies in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669769
eISBN:
9780191749391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669769.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter reconstructs policy trajectories in the field of active labour market policy in seven European countries: Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Italy, and the UK. The period ... More


Adapting Labour Market Policy to a Transformed Employment Structure: The Politics of ‘Triple Integration’

Jochen Clasen and Daniel Clegg

in The Politics of the New Welfare State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199645244
eISBN:
9780191745119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645244.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

Having mainly focused on the issue of activation in cash benefit systems alone, many recent analyses of labour market policy reform have failed to adequately grasp the fundamental transformation of ... More


Responses to Labor Market Divides in Small States Since The 1990s

Herbert Obinger, Peter Starke, and Alexandra Kaasch

in The Age of Dualization: The Changing Face of Inequality in Deindustrializing Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797899
eISBN:
9780199933488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797899.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In this chapter, Herbert Obinger, Peter Starke, and Alexandra Kaasch analyze various policy responses to labor market divides in three small open economies (Austria, New Zealand, and Sweden). They ... More


Employment Services as a Public Service

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/9780199233489.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter provides a historical and comparative examination of employment services in the light of their ‘public service’ nature and vocation as developed through the 20th century. It also ... More


The Origins of Active Social Policy

Giuliano Bonoli

in The Origins of Active Social Policy: Labour Market and Childcare Policies in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669769
eISBN:
9780191749391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669769.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The final chapter re-examines the hypotheses discussed in Chapter 4 in the light of the empirical evidence presented in Chapters 5 to 7. It argues that the activation turn is best understood as a ... More


Defining Active Social Policy

Giuliano Bonoli

in The Origins of Active Social Policy: Labour Market and Childcare Policies in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669769
eISBN:
9780191749391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669769.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses various attempts to capture recent change in social policy. These make reference to various labels, including ‘flexicurity’, ‘social investment’,andthe Third Way. These notions ... More


Explaining the Emergence of Active Social Policy

Giuliano Bonoli

in The Origins of Active Social Policy: Labour Market and Childcare Policies in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669769
eISBN:
9780191749391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669769.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The objective of this chapter is to put forwarda range of hypotheses capable ofaccounting for the observed patter of development of active social policies, observed in Chapter 3. It relies ... More


Unemployment Benefits and Other Measures for the Unemployed

Gilles Saint‐Paul

in The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293323
eISBN:
9780191596841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293321.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyses the political support for unemployment benefits. The traditional view, which focuses on their insurance value, is reformulated. We qualify it by introducing positive effects of ... More


The Co-evolution of Experimentalist Business Systems and Enabling Welfare States: Nordic Countries in Transition

Peer Hull Kristensen

in Nordic Capitalisms and Globalization: New Forms of Economic Organization and Welfare Institutions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594535
eISBN:
9780191724909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594535.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter motivates the search for explanations to the economic success of the Nordic countries, summarizes how they improved performances from the 1990s until the financial crisis of 2008, and ... More


Employment and Training Programs

Burt S. Barnow and Jeffrey Smith

in Economics of Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States, Volume II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226392493
eISBN:
9780226392523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226392523.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter considers means-tested employment and training programs in the United States. We focus in particular on large, means-tested federal programs, including the Job Training Partnership Act ... More


Introduction

Giuliano Bonoli

in The Origins of Active Social Policy: Labour Market and Childcare Policies in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669769
eISBN:
9780191749391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669769.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter presents the main puzzles addressed in the book. These include the fact that, contrary to expectations based on mainstream theory, the past ten to fifteen years have seen an expansion in ... More


Mapping Variation in Active Social Policies

Giuliano Bonoli

in The Origins of Active Social Policy: Labour Market and Childcare Policies in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669769
eISBN:
9780191749391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669769.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter provides an overview of active social policies across the OECD world. The policy areas covered are active labour market policy, childcare, and other policies that help parents reconcile ... More


Conclusions

Sotiria Theodoropoulou

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/9781447335863.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter draws together the empirical material of the preceding chapters and some additional quantitative evidence on labour market policies and reforms to answer the questions of the book: has ... More


French employment market policies: dualisation and destabilisation

Hélène Caune and Sotiria Theodoropoulou

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/9781447335863.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this chapter explores whether the direction of labour market reforms in France has changed since 2010 by comparison with the previous two decades. It looks into broad labour market policy areas, ... More


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