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Betzelt, Sigrid

Activation and Labour Market Reforms in Europe

Betzelt, Sigrid - Activation and Labour Market Reforms in Europe, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction and Conceptual Framework

1. Activation and Labour Market Reforms in Europe: Challenges to Social Citizenship — Introduction
Silke Bothfeld, Sigrid Betzelt

2. How Do Activation Policies Affect Social Citizenship? The Issue of Autonomy
Silke Bothfeld, Sigrid Betzelt

Part II. The Universal Adult Worker Norm — Tensions between Equality and Diversity

3. Social Security Provision Targeted at Immigrants — A Forerunner for the General Change of Scandinavian Equal Citizenship? A Danish Case Study
Karen N. Breidahl

4. Relinquishing Rights? The Impact of Activation on Citizenship for Lone Parents in the UK
Sharon Wright

5. Social Citizenship and Activation in Europe: A Gendered Perspective
Marie-Thérèse Letablier, Anne Eydoux, Sigrid Betzelt

Part III. Erosion of Social Status? — Tensions between Core and Periphery

6. The Erosion of Social Status: The Case of Germany
Sigrid Betzelt, Silke Bothfeld

7. Redefining Unemployment and Employment Statuses: The Impact of Activation on Social Citizenship in France
Mathieu Béraud, Anne Eydoux

8. Chances and Pitfalls of Flexible Labour Markets: The Case of the Spanish Strategy of Labour Market Flexibility
Begoña Pérez, Miguel Laparra

9. Activation and the Limited Social Citizenship Status of Young and Female Workers: The Italian Case
Paolo R. Graziano

Part IV. Governance and Implementation — Tensions between Standardization and Individualization

10. The Local- and Street-Level Production of Social Citizenship: The Case of Dutch Social Assistance
Rik Berkel

11. Norwegian Welfare Reforms: Social Contracts and Activation Policies
Nanna Kildal, Even Nilssen

Part V. Conclusions

12. Activation Policies: Potential Enhancement and Factual Restraints of Citizens’ Autonomy
Sigrid Betzelt, Silke Bothfeld

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, European Union Politics, Comparative Politics, Politics of the Welfare State, Labor Economics, Social Care, Organizational Studies, Economic Sociology

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Work and Welfare in Europe
Page amount
312 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230307636
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-33100-0

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