Regulating the risk of unemployment [electronic resource] : national adaptations to post-industrial labour markets in Europe / Jochen Clasen, Daniel Clegg editors.

Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
1 online resource (427 p.)


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'Regulating the Risk of Unemployment' offers a systematic comparative analysis of reforms to unemployment protection systems in European countries since the early 1990s. The volume sheds new light on important changes in a core field of welfare state activity.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [372]-401) and index.
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  • Cover; Table of Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Appendices; List of Abbreviations; List of Annexes; List of Contributors; 1. Unemployment protection and labour market change in Europe: towards 'triple integration'?; Part I. National Developments; 2. The United Kingdom: towards a single working-age benefit system; 3. France: integration versus dualization; 4. Germany: moving towards integration whilst maintaining segmentation; 5. The Netherlands: two tiers for all; 6. Belgium: a precursor muddling through?; 7. Switzerland: a latecomer catching up?
  • 8. Italy: limited adaptation of an atypical system9. Spain: fragmented unemployment protection in a segmented labour market; 10. Denmark: ambiguous modernization of an inclusive unemployment protection system; 11. Sweden: ambivalent adjustment; 12. Hungary: fiscal pressures and a rising resentment against the (idle) poor; 13. The Czech Republic: activation, diversification, and marginalization; Part II. Cross-National Perspectives; 14. Quantity over quality? A European comparison of the changing nature of transitions between non-employment and employment
  • 15. Tracking caseloads: the changing composition of working-age benefit receipt in Europe16. Active labour market policy in a changing economic context; 17. The transformation of unemployment protection in Europe; Statistical Annex; Caseload Annex; References; Index; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y
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