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Houston, Donald

Disability Benefits, Welfare Reform and Employment Policy

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Table of contents

1. Fit for Work? Representations and Explanations of the Disability Benefits ‘Crisis’ in the UK and Beyond
Colin Lindsay, Donald Houston

2. Disability Benefits in the UK: An Issue of Health or Jobs?
Christina Beatty, Steve Fothergill

3. A History of Work-Disability
John Macnicol

4. Are Incapacity Benefit Claimants beyond Employment? Exploring Issues of Employability
Anne Green, Ian Shuttleworth

5. Redefining ‘Fit For Work’: Welfare Reform and the Introduction of Employment Support Allowance
Helen Barnes, Paul Sissons

6. A Health Problem? Health and Employability in the UK Labour Market
Jon Warren, Kayleigh Garthwaite, Clare Bambra

7. The Interaction of Health, Labour Market Conditions, and Long-Term Sickness Benefit Claims in a Post-industrial City: A Glasgow Case Study
David Webster, Judith Brown, Ewan B. Macdonald, Ivan Turok

8. The Impact of the UK’s Disability Benefit Reforms
Christina Beatty, Steve Fothergill, Donald Houston

9. Germany: Attempting to Activate the Long-Term Unemployed with Reduced Working Capacity
Martin Brussig, Matthias Knuth

10. Incapacity Benefits — Change and Continuity in the Swedish Welfare State
Rickard Ulmestig

11. From Dutch Disease to Dutch Fitness? Two Decades of Disability Crisis in the Netherlands
Rik Berkel

12. New Zealand’s Reform of Sickness Benefit and Invalid’s Benefit
Neil Lunt, Daniel Horsfall

13. Fit for Purpose? Lessons for Policies to Address the Disability Benefits ‘Crisis’
Donald Houston, Colin Lindsay

Keywords: Social Sciences, Politics of the Welfare State, Social Policy, Public Economics, Social Care, Social Choice/Welfare Economics/Public Choice, Political Science

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Work and Welfare in Europe
Page amount
259 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137314277
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34600-4

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