skip to content
The welfare state and life transitions : a European perspective Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The welfare state and life transitions : a European perspective

Author: Dominique Anxo; Gerhard Bosch; Jill Rubery
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The Welfare State and Life Transitions uses the lens of key life stages to highlight changes in these transitions and in available resources for citizen support within nine European welfare states. This timely book reveals that new life courses are found to require more, and not less welfare support, but only Sweden has developed an active life course approach and only three more could be considered supportive, in  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Welfare state and life transitions.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2010
(DLC) 2009942055
(OCoLC)620351819
Print version:
Welfare state and life transitions.
Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2010
(OCoLC)620351819
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dominique Anxo; Gerhard Bosch; Jill Rubery
ISBN: 9781849806381 1849806381
OCLC Number: 669990782
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 314 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1. Shaping the life course: a European perspective; 2. The UK welfare state: more than residual but still insufficient; 3. Towards an active and integrated life course policy: the Swedish experience; 4. From the breadwinner model to 'bricolage': Germany in search of a new life course model; 5. Transitions in female and male life course: changes and continuities in Austria; 6. Life course transitions in Hungary before and after the societal transformation. 7. From selective exclusion towards activation: a life course perspective on the French social model8. 'La grande illusion': how Italy's 'American dream' turned sour; 9. Life stage transitions and the still-critical role of the family in Greece; 10. The uncertain path from the Mediterranean welfare model in Spain; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Dominique Anxo, Gerhard Bosch, Jill Rubery.

Abstract:

The Welfare State and Life Transitions uses the lens of key life stages to highlight changes in these transitions and in available resources for citizen support within nine European welfare states.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

`This book offers, in an extremely clear and easily read manner, knowledge about the state of welfare in large parts of Europe; how systems have been developed and shaped in the various countries to Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/669990782> # The welfare state and life transitions : a European perspective
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "669990782" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796570518#Place/northampton_ma> ; # Northampton, MA
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796570518#Place/cheltenham_uk> ; # Cheltenham, UK
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1173685> ; # Welfare state
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1245064> ; # Europe.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796570518#Topic/social_science_human_services> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Human Services
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796570518#Topic/political_science_public_policy_social_services_&_welfare> ; # POLITICAL SCIENCE--Public Policy--Social Services & Welfare
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010118478> ; # Welfare state--Europe
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/361.65094/e22/> ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/14856369> ; # Dominique Anxo
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/46802714> ; # Gerhard Bosch
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/22203902> ; # Jill Rubery
    schema:copyrightYear "2010" ;
    schema:datePublished "2010" ;
    schema:description "Cover; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1. Shaping the life course: a European perspective; 2. The UK welfare state: more than residual but still insufficient; 3. Towards an active and integrated life course policy: the Swedish experience; 4. From the breadwinner model to 'bricolage': Germany in search of a new life course model; 5. Transitions in female and male life course: changes and continuities in Austria; 6. Life course transitions in Hungary before and after the societal transformation."@en ;
    schema:description "The Welfare State and Life Transitions uses the lens of key life stages to highlight changes in these transitions and in available resources for citizen support within nine European welfare states. This timely book reveals that new life courses are found to require more, and not less welfare support, but only Sweden has developed an active life course approach and only three more could be considered supportive, in at least some life stages. For the remainder, policies were at best limited or, in Italy's case, passive. The contributors reveal that the neglect of changing needs is leading to gre."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/796570518> ;
    schema:genre "Cross-cultural studies"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/620351819> ;
    schema:name "The welfare state and life transitions : a European perspective"@en ;
    schema:productID "669990782" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/669990782#PublicationEvent/cheltenham_uk_northampton_ma_edward_elgar_2010> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796570518#Agent/edward_elgar> ; # Edward Elgar
    schema:url <https://login.lacollegelibrary.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=336161> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=336161> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10415745> ;
    schema:url <http://belhaven.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=336161> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=583807> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781849806381> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/669990782> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796570518#Agent/edward_elgar> # Edward Elgar
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Edward Elgar" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796570518#Place/cheltenham_uk> # Cheltenham, UK
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Cheltenham, UK" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796570518#Place/northampton_ma> # Northampton, MA
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Northampton, MA" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796570518#Topic/political_science_public_policy_social_services_&_welfare> # POLITICAL SCIENCE--Public Policy--Social Services & Welfare
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "POLITICAL SCIENCE--Public Policy--Social Services & Welfare"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/796570518#Topic/social_science_human_services> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Human Services
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--Human Services"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010118478> # Welfare state--Europe
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Welfare state--Europe"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1173685> # Welfare state
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Welfare state"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1245064> # Europe.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Europe." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/14856369> # Dominique Anxo
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Anxo" ;
    schema:givenName "Dominique" ;
    schema:name "Dominique Anxo" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/22203902> # Jill Rubery
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Rubery" ;
    schema:givenName "Jill" ;
    schema:name "Jill Rubery" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/46802714> # Gerhard Bosch
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Bosch" ;
    schema:givenName "Gerhard" ;
    schema:name "Gerhard Bosch" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781849806381>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1849806381" ;
    schema:isbn "9781849806381" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/620351819>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Welfare state and life transitions." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/669990782> ; # The welfare state and life transitions : a European perspective
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.