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The welfare we want?: The British challenge for American reform

Robert Walker and Michael Wiseman (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344083
eISBN:
9781447303992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344083.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

In the UK, both Conservative and New Labour welfare strategies have been influenced by American policies. British welfare reform has continued in recent years, while American policies appear to have ... More


Enterprising care?: Unpaid voluntary action in the 21st century

Irene Hardill

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427212
eISBN:
9781447302193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427212.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Throughout the European Union, rates of unemployment among young people tend to be higher than among the general population and there is a serious risk of marginalisation and exclusion. This book ... More


Youth unemployment and social exclusion in Europe: A comparative study

Torild Hammer (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343680
eISBN:
9781447304388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343680.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Throughout the European Union, rates of unemployment among young people tend to be higher than among the general population and there is a serious risk of marginalisation and exclusion. This book ... More


Human dignity and the classification of welfare states

Chak Kwan and Graham Bowpitt

in Human dignity and welfare systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344311
eISBN:
9781447302551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344311.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter considers the two issues that have emerged from studying the dignity of unemployed persons in Sweden, China, the UK, and Hong Kong. The first issue is the application of human dignity to ... More


Annex I: A Vision and a Strategy

David Tobis

in From Pariahs to Partners: How parents and their allies changed New York City's child welfare system

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195099881
eISBN:
9780199344772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099881.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The annex presents a vision for the future of child welfare and a strategy to get there, describing what needs to be done by those involved in child welfare and by readers who care about children and ... More


Railway Financing: Europe in the Nineteenth Century

Björn Wündsch

in Infrastructure Finance in Europe: Insights into the History of Water, Transport, and Telecommunications

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198713418
eISBN:
9780191781841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713418.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The development of a transnational European railway system is on the political agenda within the European Union today. The aim of this chapter is to look into the past and describe cases based the ... More


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