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The Federal Government in a Segregated Society: Public Employment Exchanges and Housing Programmes

Desmond King

in Separate and Unequal: Black Americans and the US Federal Government

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292494
eISBN:
9780191599682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829249X.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

King examines how interventions of the American federal government—namely, the United States Employment Service (USES), federal mortgage assistance, and public housing programmes—mirrored the ... 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


Introduction: The Political Economy of Post-Industrial Societies

Anne Wren

in The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This introductory chapter offers a new agenda for research in political economy centered on the transformation of advanced capitalist democracies from industrial to services-based economies. It ... More


Vocational Education and Training of the Unemployed and Public Employment Services

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/9780199233489.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter analyses the provision of vocational education and training to the unemployed by public employment services, and increasingly private employment services. It is argued that these ... More


Italy: limited adaptation of an atypical system

Matteo Jessoula and Patrik Vesan

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/9780199592296.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Italy has traditionally been an atypical and underdeveloped unemployment protection system, with employment crises conventionally being tackled mostly via macroeconomic and monetary policies and ... More


Rites of Passage: Origins of the Youth Employment Service

Harry Hendrick

in Images of Youth

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217824
eISBN:
9780191678295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217824.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the origins and application of youth employment service as a way to address the problems related to adolescent male labour in Great Britain. It states that social scientists ... More


A Tale of Two Trilemmas: Varieties of Higher Education and the Service Economy

Ben Ansell and Jane Gingrich

in The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

In this chapter, Ansell and Gingrich examine how the politics of higher education shape national responses to the challenge of the service transition. Specifically, they argue that applying Ansell’s ... More


The Service Transition and Women’s Employment

Moira Nelson and John D. Stephens

in The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter explores the effect of social policy and labor market regulation on employment of women and in services. The authors—Moira Nelson and John Stephens—argue that in the current economic ... More


Disputing the Domiciliary Divide: Civil-Service Employment and the Claim for Equivalence

Satoshi Mizutani

in The Meaning of White: Race, Class, and the 'Domiciled Community' in British India 1858-1930

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199697700
eISBN:
9780191732102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697700.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter scrutinizes colonial whiteness and its problematic boundaries, but from a perspective that differs from those of the other chapters. It seeks to show that Eurasians and Domiciled ... More


The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Anne Wren (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

In recent decades, the world’s most developed economies— commonly labeled the advanced industrial democracies— have faced massive structural change. Industrial sectors, which once formed the economic ... More


Race and Labor in Memphis since the King Assassination

Michael K. Honey and David H. Ciscel

in Life and Labor in the New New South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037950
eISBN:
9780813043111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037950.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Since the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., and the successful sanitation workers' strike in Memphis in 1968, economic progress for the city's African Americans has been sporadic, uncertain, ... More


“Put Fighting Blood in Your Business”: The U.S. War Department and the Reemployment of World War I Soldiers

Nancy Gentile Ford

in Veterans' Policies, Veterans' Politics: New Perspectives on Veterans in the Modern United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042077
eISBN:
9780813043456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042077.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The demobilization of some four million American soldiers at the end of World War I occurred simultaneously with widespread social unrest, rising unemployment, and economic hardship characterized by ... More


Reforming the public sector: personalised activation services in the UK

Bruce Stafford and Karen Kellard

in Making it personal: Individualising activation services in the EU

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347978
eISBN:
9781447302735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347978.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the degree to which the delivery of welfare and employment services is being made more personalised. The trends are demonstrated by the two biggest activation programmes in the ... More


“Will ‘Our People’ Be Any Better Off After This War?”

Jeffrey Helgeson

in Crucibles of Black Empowerment: Chicago’s Neighborhood Politics from the New Deal to Harold Washington

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226130699
eISBN:
9780226130729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226130729.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

World War II has been seen as a watershed moment in black history. The wartime economic boom lifted black Americans out of the Depression and inspired the mass activism that became the seeds of the ... More


Day Continuation Schools: Creating the Adaptable and Efficient Citizen

Harry Hendrick

in Images of Youth

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217824
eISBN:
9780191678295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217824.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the implementation of compulsory part-time day continuation schools as a way to address the adolescent male labour problem in Great Britain. Social reformers considered day ... More


Employment Services: Three Marketization Stories

Ian Greer, Karen Breidahl, Matthias Knuth, and Flemming Larsen

in The Marketization of Employment Services: The Dilemmas of Europe's Work-first Welfare States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198785446
eISBN:
9780191827365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785446.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Denmark, Germany, and Britain have marketized their employment services in different ways. This chapter introduces the tasks involved in moving jobless people into, or closer to, paid work ... More


The Marketization of Employment Services: The Dilemmas of Europe's Work-first Welfare States

Ian Greer, Karen N. Breidahl, Matthias Knuth, and Flemming Larsen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198785446
eISBN:
9780191827365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785446.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This book examines the marketization of employment services and its consequences in Denmark, Great Britain, and Germany. What concretely does marketization mean in practice? What are its effects on ... More


Navigating a new landscape: the third sector delivering contracted employment services

Rebecca Taylor, Christopher Damm, and James Rees

in The Third Sector Delivering Public Services: Developments, Innovations and Challenges

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322399
eISBN:
9781447322405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322399.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The third sector has a long history of delivering employment services alongside statutory and private sector providers, but the landscape of provision has changed with the introduction of prime-led ... More


Pathways of Change in CMEs: Training Regimes in Germany and the Netherlands

Karen M. Anderson and Anke Hassel

in The Political Economy of the Service Transition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657285
eISBN:
9780191745133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657285.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Vocational training schemes have been at the core of strategies for skill provision in an industrial context—most especially in the “coordinated market economies” (CMEs) of Continental Europe. In ... More


Welfare-to-Work Performance-based Contracts in New York City

Swati Desai, Lisa Garabedian, and Karl Snyder

in Improving Public Services: International Experiences in Using Evaluation Tools to Measure Program Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190646059
eISBN:
9780190646073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646059.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Social Policy

Since the TANF program changed the focus of the welfare system from cash delivery to participation in work and work-related activities, New York City’s Human Resources Administration (HRA) has used ... More


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