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Towards a social investment welfare state? : ideas, policies and challenges

Author: Nathalie Morel; Bruno Palier; Joakim Palme
Publisher: Bristol : Policy, 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Questions whether the promoted European 'social investment' strategy is able to regenerate the welfare state, promote social inclusion, create more and better jobs, and help address the challenges posed by the economic crisis, globalisation, ageing and climate change
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathalie Morel; Bruno Palier; Joakim Palme
ISBN: 9781847429247 1847429246 9781847429254 1847429254
OCLC Number: 900203125
Description: xiv, 386 s
Contents: Beyond the welfare state as we knew it? / Nathalie Morel, Bruno Palier, Joakim Palme --
Part I: Towards a new social policy paradigm --
Two or three waves of welfare state transformation? / Anton Hemerijck --
Redesigning citizenship regimes after neoliberalism: moving towards social investment / Jane Jenson --
Part II: Mapping the development of social investment policies --
Towards social investment? Patterns of public policy in the OECD world / Rita Nikolai --
Social investment or recommodification? Assessing the employment policies of the EU member states / Caroline de la Porte and Kerstin Jacobsson --
Part III: Assessing the social investment policies --
Promoting social investment through work-family policies: which nations do it and why? / Kimberly J. Morgan --
Active labour market policy and social investment: a changing relationship / Giuliano Bonoli --
Do social investment policies produce more and better jobs? / Moira Nelson and John D. Stephens --
Social investment in the globalising learning economy: a European perspective / Bengt-Åke Lundvall and Edward Lorenz --
Part IV: Meeting the challenges ahead? --
Social investment in the ageing populations of Europe / Thomas Lindh --
Aftershock: the post-crisis social investment welfare state in Europe / Patrick Diamond and Roger Liddle --
Climate policy and the social investment approach: towards a European model for sustainable development / Lena Sommestad --
From the Lisbon Strategy to EUROPE 2020 / Bengt-Åke Lundvall and Edward Lorenz --
Social investment: a paradigm in search of a new economic model and political mobilization / Nathalie Morel, Bruno Palier, Joakim Palme
Responsibility: edited by Nathalie Morel, Bruno Palier, and Joakim Palme

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