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Social Mobility in Europe between 1970 and 2000

Richard Breen and Ruud Luijkx

in Social Mobility in Europe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199258451
eISBN:
9780191601491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258457.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Presents the results of the comparative analyses of absolute mobility and social fluidity in 11 European countries covering the period 1970 to 2000. Findings are presented separately for men and for ... More


Flawed System/Flawed Self: Job Searching and Unemployment Experiences

Ofer Sharone

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226073361
eISBN:
9780226073675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226073675.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

American white-collar job seekers engage in the “chemistry game,” a set of job search practices premised on the idea that getting hired requires more than presenting one’s skills; it requires ... More


Continuing Training in Times of Economic Crisis

Dieckhoff Martina

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/9780199664719.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter investigates how the recent economic crisis has affected continuing training provision in Europe. Drawing on the 2004 and 2010 rounds of the European Social Survey, it undertakes a ... More


Party Change: The Variance Hiding behind the General Trend

Gideon Rahat and Ofer Kenig

in From Party Politics to Personalized Politics?: Party Change and Political Personalization in Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198808008
eISBN:
9780191845796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808008.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

The chapter sets the theoretical and conceptual basis for the analysis of party change from a cross-national comparative perspective. It starts with the central arguments in the literature on party ... More


Disentangling Dimensions and Sources of Party Success: Conceptual and Methodological Challenges

Nicole Bolleyer

in New Parties in Old Party Systems: Persistence and Decline in Seventeen Democracies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646067
eISBN:
9780191755927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646067.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter introduces the age-based conception of newness as the starting-point for this study and specifies the study’ s empirical scope, e.g. its focus on organizationally new parties entering ... More


Father Involvement In the Early Years: An international comparison of policy and practice

Marina A. Adler and Karl Lenz (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447318996
eISBN:
9781447319016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318996.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Fatherhood is in transition and being challenged by often contradictory forces: societal mandates to be both an active father and provider, prevailing gender cultures, and the institutional ... More


From Party Politics to Personalized Politics?: Party Change and Political Personalization in Democracies

Gideon Rahat and Ofer Kenig

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198808008
eISBN:
9780191845796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808008.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

The book examines two of the most prominent developments in contemporary democratic politics, party change and political personalization, and the relationship between them. It presents a broad-brush, ... More


A Cross-National Comparison of Party Change

Gideon Rahat and Ofer Kenig

in From Party Politics to Personalized Politics?: Party Change and Political Personalization in Democracies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198808008
eISBN:
9780191845796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808008.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

The chapter presents an integrative cross-national comparative analysis of party change in all twenty-six countries under study. It finds that, apart from often sharing the same decline trend, the ... More


Integrating perspectives on youth labor in transition: Economic production, social reproduction, and policy learning

Jacqueline O’Reilly, Janine Leschke, Renate Ortlieb, Martin Seeleib-Kaiser, and Paola Villa

in Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190864798
eISBN:
9780190864828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864798.003.0023
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides an integrated analysis of the findings from this volume. It discusses the challenges presented from comparing youth transitions across countries, the importance of using a wider ... More


Varieties of access and use

Giovanna Mascheroni, Maria Francesca, and Anke Görzig

in Children, risk and safety on the internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428837
eISBN:
9781447307723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428837.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter analyses the increasing variety of internet access and use experienced by children in Europe. Locations, platforms, experience and the embeddedness of the internet in everyday life are ... More


Comparative father involvement: the dynamics of gender culture, policy and practice

Marina A. Adler and Karl Lenz

in Father Involvement In the Early Years: An international comparison of policy and practice

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447318996
eISBN:
9781447319016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318996.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This concluding chapter provides summary and analytic comparison of the statutory leave policies, child care coverage, and indicators of the gender and fatherhood regimes of the six countries ... More


Towards a general model of determinants of risk and safety

Sonia Livingstone, Uwe Hasebrink, and Anke Görzig

in Children, risk and safety on the internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428837
eISBN:
9781447307723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428837.003.0025
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter draws together the findings reported earlier in the book to develop a general model of the determinants of children's risk and safety on the internet. The findings broadly support the ... More


Online opportunities

Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt and Pille Runnel

in Children, risk and safety on the internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428837
eISBN:
9781447307723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428837.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Based on the range and types of children's online activities this chapter analyses how and with which outcome children use the online opportunities. The ‘ladder of opportunities’ approach is based on ... More


The Fight against Ignorance: Participation, Standards, and Non-Economic Outcomes with Lindsay Richards

Anthony F. Heath, Elisabeth Garratt, Ridhi Kashyap, Yaojun Li, and Lindsay Richards

in Social Progress in Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198805489
eISBN:
9780191843556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805489.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

There was great progress in increasing participation rates in secondary and tertiary education post-war, as there was in Britain’s peer countries. There was also an increase in the proportion of the ... More


Which children are fully online?

Ellen Helsper

in Children, risk and safety on the internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428837
eISBN:
9781447307723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428837.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Digital exclusion and low engagement with information and communication technologies (ICTs) by particular social groups is usually researched among adults. Little research is done in relation to ... More


The empirical landscape of extended working lives

Debra Street

in Gender, Ageing and Extended Working Life: Cross-National Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447325116
eISBN:
9781447325161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325116.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Population-level factors associated with demographic ageing and policies intended to encourage older workers to extend working lives in Australia, Germany, Ireland, Portugal, Sweden, UK and US are ... More


Progress in Tackling Beveridge’s Five Giants: The Successes and Limitations of Social Reform

Anthony F. Heath, Elisabeth Garratt, Ridhi Kashyap, Yaojun Li, and Lindsay Richards

in Social Progress in Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198805489
eISBN:
9780191843556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805489.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The concluding chapter of the book summarizes the evidence about social progress in Britain, and the extent to which Britain has been successful in tackling Beveridge’s five giants. It shows how ... More


Beveridge’s Five Giants and Other Challenges to Social Progress

Anthony F. Heath, Elisabeth Garratt, Ridhi Kashyap, Yaojun Li, and Lindsay Richards

in Social Progress in Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198805489
eISBN:
9780191843556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805489.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In his landmark 1942 report on the reform of social insurance Sir William Beveridge talked about the ‘five giants on the road to reconstruction’—the giants of Want, Disease, Ignorance, Squalor, and ... More


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