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'An offer you can't refuse' : workfare in international perspective

Author: Ivar Lødemel; Heather Trickey
Publisher: Bristol : Policy, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The product of research funded by the European Union, this title compares "work-for-welfare" (workfare) policies objectively. It considers well-known schemes from the United States alongside more  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: E-book:
'An Offer You Can't Refuse'
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ivar Lødemel; Heather Trickey
ISBN: 1861341962 9781861341969 1861341954 9781861341952
OCLC Number: 924527288
Description: xxi, 357 s. ; 22 cm
Contents: A new contract for social assistance; between subsidiarity and social assistance - the French republican route to activation; uneven development - local authorities and workfare in Germany; workfare in the Netherlands - young unemployed people and the Jobseekers' Employment Act; national objectives and local implementation of workfare in Norway; when all must be active - workfare in Denmark; steps to compulsion within British labour market policies; making work for welfare in the United States; comparing workfare programmes - features and implications; discussion - workfare in the welfare state.
Responsibility: edited by Ivar Lødemel and Heather Trickey.


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"This is an important and highly readable book and it marks the first time that workfare programmes have been collated in such an easily accessible format." European Access Plus"... an excellent Read more...

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