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Introduction

Gøsta Esping‐Andersen and Marino Regini

in Why Deregulate Labour Markets?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240524
eISBN:
9780191599187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240523.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter sets up the main theme of this volume by presenting the two sides of the debate on labour market deregulation. Proponents of labour market deregulation argue that the closer ... More


Conclusion: Mutualization and Demutualization in the Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations

Mark R. Freedland and Nicola Kountouris

in The Legal Construction of Personal Work Relations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199551750
eISBN:
9780191731013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551750.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This concluding chapter provides an overview of the main themes covered by the book and restates some of its key analytical findings. It also investigates the notion of the mutualisation of risks to ... More


Educating generalists: flexibility and identity in auxiliary nursing in Finland1

Sirpa Wrede

in Rethinking professional governance: International directions in healthcare

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349569
eISBN:
9781447303251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349569.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter directs attention to new professional groups positioned at the bottom of the health care workforce, considering the dilemmas posed by changing governance and the discourse of ... More


Free riders in a fluid system: gender traps in agency nursing in Norway

Rannveig Dahle and Gry Skogheim

in Rethinking professional governance: International directions in healthcare

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349569
eISBN:
9781447303251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349569.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter considers the notion of flexibilisation and the implementation of the new public management, using agency nurses in Norway as an example, as well as potential gender traps in the nursing ... More


Introduction

Jacques van Hoof and Harriet Bradley

in Young people in Europe: Labour markets and citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345882
eISBN:
9781447304371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345882.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses that youth unemployment in Europe has brought about the creation of several policy initiatives to reduce the said predicament. It explains that youth unemployment varies among ... More


Flexibility and security: the supposed dilemma of transition policies

Barbara Stauber, Siyka Kovacheva, and Harm van Lieshout

in Young people and contradictions of inclusion: Towards Integrated Transition Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345547
eISBN:
9781447304357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345547.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Flexibilisation is one of the major catchwords in all policy sectors related to young people's transitions to work: labour market, education and training, and even schemes for disadvantaged and/or ... More


Slovenian labour market policies under austerity: narrowing the gap between the well- and the less well‑protected in the labour market?

Miroljub Ignjatović and Maša Filipovič Hrast

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/9781447335863.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The economic crisis stimulated several reforms of the Slovenian labour market. In this chapter we present the major labour market policy changes, with emphasis on the period after 2010. These changes ... More


Austria—The Bastion of Calm? Stability and Change in Inequalities in Times of Welfare State Reforms and Employment Flexibilization

Roland Verwiebe, Tobias Troger, Laura Wiesböck, Roland Teitzer, and Nina-Sophie Fritsch

in Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Thirty Countries' Experiences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687428
eISBN:
9780191767142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687428.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Income inequality among households is much less pronounced in Austria than in most other OECD countries. A detailed look on inequality dynamics reveals a moderate increase in household income ... More


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