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Making it personal : individualising activation services in the EU

Author: Rik van Berkel; Ben Valkenburg
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Policy, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book addresses the development of increasingly individualised public social services in the EU. It focuses particularly on activation services that have become crucial in the 'modernisation' of welfare states, comparing their introduction in the UK, Germany, Italy, Finland and the Czech Republic.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Making it personal.
Bristol, UK : Policy, 2007
(DLC) 2007408542
(OCoLC)74525841
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rik van Berkel; Ben Valkenburg
ISBN: 9781847422316 1847422314 1281741620 9781281741622
OCLC Number: 250320943
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 280 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: The individualisation of activation services in context ~ Rik van Berkel and Ben Valkenburg; Individualising activation services: thrashing out an ambiguous concept ~ Ben Valkenburg; A capability approach to individualised and tailor-made activation ~ Jean-Michel Bonvin and Nicholas Farvaque; Placing the individual 'at the forefront': Beck and individual approaches in activation ~ Hakan Johansson; User involvement in personal social services ~ Ilse Julkunen and Matti Heikkilla; Political production of individualised subjects in the paradoxical discourse of the EU institutions ~ Eduardo Crespo Suarez and Amparo Serrano Pascual; Reforming the public sector: personalised activation services in the UK ~ Bruce Stafford and Karen Kellard; Between universal policy and individualised practice: analysing activation policy in Finland ~ Elsa Keskitalo; Do we know where we are going? Active policies and individualisation in the Italian context ~ Vando Borghi; The individual approach in activation policy in the Czech Republic ~ Tomas Sirovatka; Rushing towards employability-centred activation: the 'Hartz reforms' in Germany ~ Dirk Jacobi and Katrin Mohr; Individualised activation in the EU ~ Rik van Berkel.
Responsibility: edited by Rik van Berkel and Ben Valkenburg.

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