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Welfare States and the Challenge of Unemployment

Edited by Jochen Clasen, Maurizio Ferrera, Martin Rhodes

Routledge – 2005 – 288 pages

Series: Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

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    Description

    This new book provides a systematic analysis of the changing profile of unemployment benefit systems across twelve European countries. It explores the reasons for those changes and assesses their consequences - both for the nature of the systems and for the policy outcomes in terms of unemployment protection and employment activation.

    Contents

    1. Analytical Introduction and Overview 2. Belgium 3. The United Kingdom 4. The Netherlands 5. France 6. Portugal 7. Italy 8. Germany 9. Austria 10. Spain 11. Sweden, Denmark and Finland 12. Conclusions

    Name: Welfare States and the Challenge of Unemployment (eBook)Routledge 
    Description: Edited by Jochen Clasen, Maurizio Ferrera, Martin Rhodes. This new book provides a systematic analysis of the changing profile of unemployment benefit systems across twelve European countries. It explores the reasons for those changes and assesses their consequences - both for the nature of the systems and for...
    Categories: Politics & International Relations, Unemployment