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Thomas Bahle, Vanessa Hubl, and Michaela Pfeifer

in The last safety net: A handbook of minimum income protection in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427250
eISBN:
9781447303879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427250.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter analyses the institutional structure and quantitative development of national minimum income protection (MIP) systems. In this chapter, seventeen countries are studied and each of the ... More


Comparative analyses

Thomas Bahle, Vanessa Hubl, and Michaela Pfeifer

in The last safety net: A handbook of minimum income protection in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427250
eISBN:
9781447303879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427250.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter analyses the minimum income protection (MIP) systems in seventeen European countries from a comparative perspective. The first section examines the MIP benefit levels for adults of ... More


Eroding minimum income protection in the Nordic countries? Reassessing the Nordic model of social assistance

Susan Kuivalainen and Kenneth Nelson

in Changing Social Equality: The Nordic Welfare Model in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426604
eISBN:
9781447305583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426604.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter compares trends in the means-tested minimum income schemes in the four Nordic countries with those in Germany, the Netherlands and the UK over two decades. The chapter challenges the ... More


Welfare state contexts

Thomas Bahle, Vanessa Hubl, and Michaela Pfeifer

in The last safety net: A handbook of minimum income protection in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427250
eISBN:
9781447303879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427250.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the welfare contexts in which the minimum income protection (MIP) systems are institutionally embedded. Particular focus is given on the social arrangements of three population ... More


The last safety net: A handbook of minimum income protection in Europe

Thomas Bahle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427250
eISBN:
9781447303879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427250.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Minimum income protection provides the last social safety net for people in need. This book provides a systematic comparative and longitudinal analysis of minimum income protection systems in ... More


Child Poverty during the Recession in Germany

Thomas Bahle and Peter Krause

in Children of Austerity: Impact of the Great Recession on Child Poverty in Rich Countries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198797968
eISBN:
9780191839276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797968.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

In Germany child poverty was hardly affected by the crisis, but continues to be a structural problem. The chapter describes the main trends in child poverty before and over the crisis. Furthermore it ... More


Defining and measuring minimum income protection

Thomas Bahle, Vanessa Hubl, and Michaela Pfeifer

in The last safety net: A handbook of minimum income protection in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427250
eISBN:
9781447303879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427250.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides the conceptual and empirical basis of the project. It develops a comparative definition of MIP and distinguishes it from other kinds of social benefits. The first section of the ... More


Introduction

Thomas Bahle, Vanessa Hubl, and Michaela Pfeifer

in The last safety net: A handbook of minimum income protection in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427250
eISBN:
9781447303879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427250.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The European welfare states have the most extensive systems of social protection in the world. In Europe, the social insurance schemes provide protection against unemployment, sickness, invalidity, ... More


The Impact of Social Investment Reforms on Income and Activation in the Netherlands

Menno Soentken, Franca van Hooren, and Deborah Rice

in The Uses of Social Investment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198790488
eISBN:
9780191831744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790488.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In this chapter we assess the buffer and flow dimension of the social investment state for early school leavers and lone parents in the Netherlands. By applying an ‘at-risk household-type model’, we ... More


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