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Regulating the Risk of Unemployment: National Adaptations to Post-Industrial Labour Markets in Europe

Jochen Clasen and Daniel Clegg (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592296
eISBN:
9780191731471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592296.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In recent decades, the share of service employment has increased greatly across Europe, fundamentally changing the structure of European labour markets and the nature of the economic risks that ... More


Spain: fragmented unemployment protection in a segmented labour market 1

F. Javier Mato

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/9780199592296.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The chapter analyses changes within the Spanish unemployment protection system in response to developments in the labour market between 1990 and 2010. Persistent mass unemployment and temporary ... More


Unemployment protection and labour market change in Europe: towards ‘triple integration’?

Jochen Clasen and Daniel Clegg

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/9780199592296.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The traditional European approach to unemployment protection developed in the context of industrial labour markets, and its key institutional features, ensured a relatively virtuous interaction ... More


Sweden: ambivalent adjustment

Ola Sjöberg

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/9780199592296.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The chapter argues that the development of unemployment protection in Sweden, especially since the early 1990s, has been particularly ambivalent. While the voluntary state-subsidized system has been ... More


Solidarity or Dualization?: Social Governance, Union Preferences, and Unemployment Benefit Adjustment in Belgium and France

Daniel Clegg

in The Age of Dualization: The Changing Face of Inequality in Deindustrializing Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797899
eISBN:
9780199933488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797899.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Despite being considered to have rather similar political economies, patterns of unemployment benefit adjustment were different in Belgium and France in the 1980s and 1990s. In France the ... More


The Czech Republic: activation, diversification, and marginalization 1

Tomáš Sirovátka and Ondřej Hora

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/9780199592296.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Recent developments in the regulation of the risk of unemployment set the Czech Republic apart from many other European countries. There is evidence neither of a significant blurring of the ... More


Germany: moving towards integration whilst maintaining segmentation

Irene Dingeldey

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/9780199592296.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The German case study confirms the trend of integration. Benefit homogenization occurred as a three-tier support system was replaced by a two-tier system, covering the vast majority of jobless ... More


France: integration versus dualization

Daniel Clegg

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/9780199592296.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The chapter documents the conflict between two competing policy logics in recent French unemployment protection policy. Up until the 2000s, policy development followed a dualizing logic, reinforcing ... More


One Third Way or Several?

Giuliano Bonoli and Martin Powell

in Welfare State Change: Towards a Third Way?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199266722
eISBN:
9780191601941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266727.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The chapter discusses the role of the Third Way discourse in legitimizing labour market policy reform in Britain, France, and Germany. It argues that only in Britain can a convincing causal link be ... More


The Role of Unions in the Twenty-first Century: A Report for the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti

Tito Boeri, Agar Brugiavini, and Lars Calmfors (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246588
eISBN:
9780191596001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246580.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Current theories of unions are mainly theories of what unions were and did rather than theories of what unions will be and will do. Thus, the purpose of this book is to help make ... More


Erode and Attack

Carsten Jensen

in The Right and the Welfare State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199678419
eISBN:
9780191757822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678419.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

The fourth empirical chapter looks at unemployment protection in the UK, Australia, and Denmark. Again a surprisingly similar behavior can be observed, although the relative strength of the unions at ... More


Intraleft Competition and Political Exchange: The Evolution of Labor Market Protections

Sara E. Watson

in The Left Divided: The Development and Transformation of Advanced Welfare States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190245467
eISBN:
9780190245498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190245467.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyzes how the different types of lefts that existed in Portugal and Spain shaped the evolution of employment and unemployment protection institutions in each country. The analysis ... More


From unemployment programmes to ‘work first’: is German labour market policy becoming British?

Jochen Clasen

in Converging Worlds of Welfare?: British and German Social Policy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199584499
eISBN:
9780191728792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584499.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Between 2003 and 2005 German labour market policy was subjected to the most far-reaching reform since the late 1960s. In many respects the reforms followed policies introduced in the UK and the gulf ... More


Introduction

Tito Boeri, Agar Brugiavini, Lars Calmfors, Alison Booth, Michael Burda, Daniele Checchi, Bernhard Ebbinghaus, Richard Freeman, Pietro Garibaldi, Bertil Holmlund, Robin Naylor, Martin Schludi, Thierry Verdier, and Jelle Visser

in The Role of Unions in the Twenty-first Century: A Report for the Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246588
eISBN:
9780191596001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246580.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In this part of the volume, the overall theme is the policy dilemma created by the many different activities of trade union in the field of welfare provision, notably pension policies and ... More


Social citizenship in post-liberal Britain and post-corporatist Germany: curtailed, fragmented, streamlined, but still on the agenda

Ingo Bode

in Social Policy Review 20: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2008

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420763
eISBN:
9781447303473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420763.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter explores the nature and substance of social citizenship in Britain and Germany. It focuses on unemployment protection, retirement provision, and health care entitlements. The chapter ... More


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