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Employment Policy Approaches and Multisectoral Implementation in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Daniel Mont

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Focusing attention on disability and employment in low- and middle-income countries can be challenging because of high poverty rates and lack of availability of decent employment for large sectors of ... More


The inclusive power of standard and non-standard work

Marisol García and Jan de Schampheleire

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/9781861342805.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the research literature on the inclusionary and exclusionary potentials of various forms of work. It provides a review on studies addressing the effects of active social ... 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


Government Policy and Employment of Persons with Disabilities in Peru

Stanislao Maldonado

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter studies the employment policies for persons with disabilities in Peru and their results in terms of improving labor market conditions. It discusses the most important policy instruments ... More


Why are the policies and organisations seeking to help disabled people access work failing?

Bruce Stafford

in Disabled people, work and welfare: Is employment really the answer?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318323
eISBN:
9781447318347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318323.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In recent years successive British governments have implemented policies to promote employment opportunities for disabled people. The delivery of these programmes has been contracted out to a variety ... More


Missing pieces: the voluntary and community sector's potential for inclusive employment

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes

in Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter focuses mainly on the voluntary and community sector (VCS), who work in the field of ‘disability’, and especially those organisations providing employment-related services. It considers ... More


The President, Congress, and Federal Social Policy in the 1970s

Daniel Amsterdam

in The President and American Capitalism Since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056524
eISBN:
9780813053455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056524.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Rather than a sharp break from the liberal policies of the 1960s, the 1970s constituted a period of gradual transition to the following conservative decades. Under President Jimmy Carter, the federal ... More


Entrepreneurial activation: the Spanish Capitalisation of Unemployment Benefits programme

Aitor Gómez González

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/9781861342805.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter is centred on the Capitalisation of Unemployment Benefits programme, which is the most important employment scheme in Spain. It explains that this programme allows the unemployed who are ... More


Public employment in South Africa

Kate Philip

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of South Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199689248
eISBN:
9780191789731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689248.003.0033
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses South Africa’s public employment programmes (PEPs). It begins with an overview of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP). It then turns to policy issues for PEPs in South ... More


Classification and Organization of Programs

Joy G. Dryfoos

in Adolescents at Risk: Prevalence and Prevention

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072686
eISBN:
9780197560259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072686.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

Simulated risk estimates provide a quantitative framework for addressing the need of a significant number of children in the United States who are in dire ... More


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