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Resisting Marginalization : Unemployment Experience and Social Policy in the European Union - Duncan Gallie

Resisting Marginalization

Unemployment Experience and Social Policy in the European Union

By: Duncan Gallie (Editor)

Paperback Published: 25th May 2004
ISBN: 9780199271856
Number Of Pages: 304

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This text brings together research into the determinants of marginalization risks for the unemployed and research into social policies for combating marginalization. It examines the major controversies about how far entrapment in unemployment is due to resource constraints, motivational problems or skill deficiency. It examines the forms that new policies have taken, the way they vary between EU countries and the effects they have had on the life experiences of the unemployed. Its central concern is how far the policies developed in the 1990s, in particular the spread of activation and welfare-to-work policies, address the major sources of vulnerability of the unemployed. The chapters draw on the results of a number of major comparative research programmes funded by the European Commission. These provide for the first time rigorous comparative data across a range of different countries. They bring together the insights of researchers from different disciplines: economists, jurists, social-psychologists and social policy analysts.

1: Duncan Gallie: Unemployment, Marginalization Risks, and Welfare Policy 2: Duncan Gallie and Serge Paugam: Unemployment, Poverty, and Social Isolation: An Assessment of the Current State of Social Exclusion Theory 3: Thomas Kieselbach: Psychology of Unemployment and Social Exclusion: Youth Unemployment and the Risk of Social Exclusion 4: Torild Hammer and Helen Russell: Gender Differences in Employment Commitment Among Unemployed Youth 5: Herwig Immervoll and Cathal O'Donoghue: What Difference Does a Job Make? The Income Consequences of Joblessness in Europe 6: Steven McIntosh: Skills and Unemployment 7: Marie-Laure Morin, Brigitte Reynes, Francine Tessier, and Christine Vincens: Economic Redundancy: The Paradoxes of Exemplary Protection 8: Ivar Lødemel: The Development of Workfare Within Social Activation Policies 9: Rik van Berkel and Iver Hornemann Møller: The Experience of Activation Policies 10: Iain Begg: Policy Responses to Marginalization: The Changing Role of the EU

ISBN: 9780199271856
ISBN-10: 0199271852
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 25th May 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.5  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.46