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The age of dualization : the changing face of inequality in deindustrializing societies

Author: Patrick Emmenegger
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Series: International policy exchange series.
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Poverty, increased inequality, and social exclusion are back on the political agenda, not only as a consequence of the Great Recession of 2008, but also because of a seemingly structural trend towards increased inequality in advanced industrial societies that has persisted since the 1970s. Policies in labor markets, social policy, and political representation are strongly linked in the creation, widening, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Emmenegger
ISBN: 9780199797899 0199797897
OCLC Number: 753468474
Description: xiv, 338 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: How we grow unequal / by Patrick Emmenegger [and others] --
Varieties of dualization? labor market segmentation and insider-outsider divides across regimes / by Silja Häusermann and Hanna Schwander --
Labor market disadvantage and the experience of recurrent poverty / by Mark Tomlinson and Robert Walker --
Whatever works : dualization and the service economy in Bismarckian welfare states / by Werner Eichhorst and Paul Marx --
Dualization and gender in social services : the role of the state in Germany and France / by Daniela Kroos and Karin Gottschall --
From dilemma to dualization : social and migration policies in the "reluctant countries of immigration" / by Patrick Emmenegger and Romana Careja --
Shifting the public-private mix : a new dualization of welfare? / by Martin Seeleib-Kaiser, Adam Saunders, and Marek Naczyk --
Responses to labor market divides in small states since the 1990s / by Herbert Obinger, Peter Starke, and Alexandra Kaasch --
Dualization and institutional complementarities : industrial relations, labor market and welfare state changes in France and Germany / by Bruno Palier and Kathleen Thelen --
Economic dualization in Japan and South Korea / by Ito Peng --
Solidarity or dualization? Social governance, union preferences and unemployment benefit adjustment in Belgium and France / by Daniel Clegg --
Insider-outsider politics : party strategies and political behavior in Sweden / by Johannes Lindvall and David Rueda --
How rich countries cope with deindustrialization / by Patrick Emmenegger [and others].
Series Title: International policy exchange series.
Responsibility: edited by Patrick Emmenegger [and others].
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