Activation and labour market reforms in Europe : challenges to social citizenship /
Contributor(s): Betzelt, Sigrid (ed.) | Bothfeld, Silke (ed.)Series: Work and welfare in EuropePublisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK Palgrave Macmillan 2011Description: xxii, 290 p. : ill. ; 23 cmISBN: 0230289541; 9780230289543Subject(s): Labour Market Europe | Welfare State Europe | Europe Economic Policy | Citizenship | Income Support | Employment Government Policy - Cross-cultural Studies | Structural Reform | Economic Development | Comparative StudiesDDC classification: 331.12 ACT
Includes bibliographical references and index
This book analyzes in what way activation policies impact on given patterns of social citizenship that predominate in national contexts. It argues that the liberal paradigm of activation introduced into labour market policies in all Western European states challenges the specific patterns of social citizenship in each country.