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The concept of activation

Rik van Berkel and Iver Hornemann Møller

in Active social policies in the EU: Inclusion through participation?

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342805
eISBN:
9781447301400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342805.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the development of active social policies, and elaborates upon the concept of activation. It explores the shift from passive to active social policies in the EU in general, and ... 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


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


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


Activation policies as reflexive social policies

Rik van Berkel and Maurice Roche

in Active social policies in the EU: Inclusion through participation?

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342805
eISBN:
9781447301400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342805.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter evaluates the research results from an active social policy perspective. Since the development of social policies increasingly takes place in a context of EU policy making, this chapter ... 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


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


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


Inclusion through participation? Active social policies in the EU and empirical observations from case studies into types of work

Henning Hansen, Pedro Hespanha, Carlos Machado, and Rik van Berkel

in Active social policies in the EU: Inclusion through participation?

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342805
eISBN:
9781447301400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342805.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the case studies presented in this book and begins by assessing active social policies in the EU in general, and in the six countries that were involved in the INPART research ... 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


Conceptualising sustainable communities: place-making and labour market-building

Mike Raco

in Building sustainable communities: Spatial policy and labour mobility in post-war Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347442
eISBN:
9781447301585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347442.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at the relationships between labour-market building, place imaginations, citizenship, and mobility. It provides an assessment of the wider significance of these relationships for ... More


Quantitative Evidence: The Determinants of Public Spending on Active Labour Market Policy and Childcare

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/9780199669769.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter investigates the question of the determinants of active social policies by analysing trends in public spending on active labour market policy and childcare policy. The period covered for ... More


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