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Supporting unemployed people: income protection and activation

Jochen Clasen

in Reforming European Welfare States: Germany and the United Kingdom Compared

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199270712
eISBN:
9780191603266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270716.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The chapter discusses three periods of policy change in the field of social protection for unemployed people. It explains basic parameters of unemployment protection systems, contrasting contemporary ... More


Political violence, state instability, and poverty

Paul Mosley

in The Politics of Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199692125
eISBN:
9780191739286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692125.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

From the previous chapter, conflict in this chapter is related to trust: specifically to the trust of the non-elite group (the ‘people’) in the fairness of the allocation of resources between ... More


The Wage

Zoe Adams

in Labour and the Wage: A Critical Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198858898
eISBN:
9780191891007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858898.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

The purpose of Part II of this book is to explore, at a more concrete level, the relationship between law and capitalist social relations, through a close genealogical study of the social category of ... More


The Wage Conceived: Value and Need as Measures of a Woman's Worth

Alice Kessler-Harris

in A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813145136
eISBN:
9780813145631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145136.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

At the turn of the century, workers tended to think of wage as the direct result of supply and demand. However, wage primarily depended on custom, existing as more of a social construct than commonly ... More


A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

Alice Kessler-Harris

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813145136
eISBN:
9780813145631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145136.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the changing social ideas that have determined wages for women during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The struggle between the concepts of identity, traditional ... More


A Woman's Wage, Redux

Alice Kessler-Harris

in A Woman's Wage: Historical Meanings and Social Consequences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813145136
eISBN:
9780813145631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145136.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This essay reviews the decades-long struggle for “a woman’s wage,” from the beginning of the 1900s to the early twenty-first century. While traditionally the father was the breadwinner and the mother ... More


Workers’ Social-Wage Struggles during the Great Depression and the Era of Neoliberalism: International Comparisons

Alvin Finkel

in Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038174
eISBN:
9780252095979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038174.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter traces and compares workers' and especially workers' organizations' responses in North America, South America, Europe, and Australia during the Great Depression and the crisis of capital ... More


Wages, Salary, and Remuneration—Towards a Social Wage

Zoe Adams

in Labour and the Wage: A Critical Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198858898
eISBN:
9780191891007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858898.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter traces the development of minimum wage legislation through the early to mid-twentieth century. It demonstrates the significance of the concept of ‘remuneration’ in shaping the legal ... More


Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets!: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Sasha Costanza-Chock

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028202
eISBN:
9780262322805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028202.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the changing social ideas that have determined wages for women during the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The struggle between the concepts of identity, traditional ... More


Informal family-based care work in the Austrian care arrangement

Margareta Kreimer and Helene Schiffbänker

in Care and social integration in European societies

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346049
eISBN:
9781447301592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346049.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter starts by discussing the Austrian care system and giving some figures about female labour market participation. It also describes the social integration of family care on the conceptual ... More


Left Behind? Inequality and Inclusive Growth—Assessing the Australian Experience

Peter Whiteford

in Inequality and Inclusive Growth in Rich Countries: Shared Challenges and Contrasting Fortunes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198807032
eISBN:
9780191844829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807032.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter sets out the key trends in inequality and in household incomes and its components across the distribution in the case of Australia, and brings out the distinctive features at work. These ... More


Mutuality of Obligation and the Social Wage

Zoe Adams

in Labour and the Wage: A Critical Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198858898
eISBN:
9780191891007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858898.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter draws on the analysis in the previous chapters to illustrate how the courts’ conception of the relationship between law and social practices influences approaches to employment status ... More


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