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Activation or workfare? : governance and neo-liberal convergence

Author: Ivar Lødemel; Amilcar Moreira
Publisher: 2014.
Series: International policy exchange series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

This book shows that reforms in Europe and the US in the early 2000's, reflect a strengthening of the role of the Market in the governance of activation, and an individualisation of service delivery.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ivar Lødemel; Amilcar Moreira
OCLC Number: 897393324
Description: XII, 367 Seiten : Diagramme.
Contents: Chapter 1 - Introduction: Waves of Activation Reform ; Amilcar Moreira and Ivar Lodemel ; Chapter 2 - Norwegian activation reform on a wave of wider welfare state change: A critical assessment ; Erika Gubrium, Ivar Lodemel, and Ivan Harslof ; Chapter 3 - Workfare with welfare revisited: Instigating dual tracks based on ethnicity ; Jon Kvist and Ivan Harslof ; Chapter 4 -Activation for all: Welfare reform in the UK, 1995 to 2009 ; Julia Griggs, Andrew Hammond, and Robert Walker ; Chapter 5 - Activation and reform in the United States: What time has told ; Theresa Anderson, Katharine Kairys, and Michael Wiseman ; Chapter 6 - From legitimacy to effectiveness: Developments in activation in The Netherlands ; Henk Spies and Nico van de Vrie ; Chapter 7 - Germany: Ambivalent activation ; Jochen Clasen and Alexander Goerne ; Chapter 8 - Implementing a myth: The evolution of conditionality in French minimum income provision ; Daniel Clegg and Bruno Palier ; Chapter 9 - From gateway to safety net: The dynamics of activation reforms in Portugal ; Amilcar Moreira, Daniel Carolo, and Rui Nicola ; Chapter 10 - From protection towards activation: Reform of social assistance in the Czech Republic ; Tomas Sirovatka ; Chapter 11 - Governing Activation in the 21st Century: A (hi)story of change ; Amilcar Moreira and Ivar Lodemel ; Chapter 12 - Trajectories of change: Activation reforms from inception to times of austerity ; Ivar Lodemel and Erika Gubrium ; Index
Series Title: International policy exchange series
Responsibility: ed. by Ivar Lødemel and Amilcar Moreira.


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Activation or Workfare? Governance and the Neo-Liberal Convergence is outstanding and informative * Jinxian Wang, Reviews & Critical Commentary *

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