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Agents of the welfare state : how caseworkers respond to need in the United States, Germany, and Sweden

Author: Christopher J Jewell
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Have globalization pressures and neo-liberal ideas led to convergence in how countries respond to welfare claimants? Through ethnographic case studies of social assistance offices in the United States, Germany and Sweden, Agents of the Welfare State demonstrates persistent diversity in how states structure needs assessment and activation efforts, contrasting a bureaucratic, flat-grant system in the U.S., with German  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher J Jewell
ISBN: 1403984115 9781403984111
OCLC Number: 80019849
Description: xvi, 246 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Book Overview: Responding to Need in Diverse State Settings --
Linking Welfare Caseworker Decision-Making to State Institutions --
Welfare Caseworkers in California, the United States: Eligibility Technicians and the Regulation of Desert --
Welfare Caseworkers in Bremen, Germany: Entitlement Scholars in a Highly Regulated State --
Welfare Caseworkers in Malmö, Sweden. Social Workers and the Consultation Culture --
Welfare-to-Work Caseworkers in California, The United States: Institutionalizing the Search for Employment --
Welfare-to-Work Caseworkers in Bremen, Germany: Resource Brokering Into Vocational Training and the Secondary Labor Market --
Welfare-to-Work Caseworkers in Malmö, Sweden: The Emergence of Individualized Employment Services in Municipal Activation Agencies --
Comparing Welfare Administration in the Three Worlds of Social Welfare.
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