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The activation dilemmaReconciling the fairness and effectiveness of minimum income schemes in Europe

The activation dilemma: Reconciling the fairness and effectiveness of minimum income schemes in Europe

Amilcar Moreira

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420466
eISBN:
9781447303695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420466.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The activation of social welfare recipients has been, and still is, a central issue in the development of social and employment policies in Europe. This book explores the employment effectiveness of ... More

Benchmarking Muslim well-being in EuropeReducing disparities and polarizations

Benchmarking Muslim well-being in Europe: Reducing disparities and polarizations

Pamela Irving Jackson and Peter Doerschler

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428875
eISBN:
9781447307716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428875.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This highly topical book aims to undermine unsubstantiated myths by examining Muslim integration in Germany, France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, states which dominate the debate on ... More

Beyond the workfare stateLabour markets, equalities and human rights

Beyond the workfare state: Labour markets, equalities and human rights

Mick Carpenter, Belinda Freda, and Stuart Speeden (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348739
eISBN:
9781447301547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348739.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book explores equality, discrimination, and human rights in relation to employability and ‘welfare-to-work’ policies. It draws extensively on new research from the SEQUAL Project, undertaken for ... More

Changing Social EqualityThe Nordic Welfare Model in the 21st Century

Changing Social Equality: The Nordic Welfare Model in the 21st Century

Jon Kvist, Johan Fritzell, Bjorn Hvinden, and Olli Kangas (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426604
eISBN:
9781447305583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426604.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Changing social equality through state policies was perhaps the greatest legacy of the twentieth century. The Nordic countries in particular have been able to raise living standards and curb ... More

Child poverty, evidence and policyMainstreaming children in international development

Child poverty, evidence and policy: Mainstreaming children in international development

Nicola A. Jones

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424464
eISBN:
9781447301691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424464.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book is about the opportunities and challenges involved in mainstreaming knowledge about children in international-development policy and practice. It focuses on the ideas, networks, and ... More

Deviance and inequality in JapanJapanese youth and foreign migrants

Deviance and inequality in Japan: Japanese youth and foreign migrants

Robert Stuart Yoder

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428325
eISBN:
9781447302049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428325.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Japanese youth and foreign migrants face stringent institutionalised controls in Japan. This book questions the efficacy of such social controls, focusing on the interrelation of inequality ... More

Disability and povertyA global challenge

Disability and poverty: A global challenge

Arne H. Eide and Benedicte Ingstad (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428851
eISBN:
9781447302063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428851.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book is about being disabled and being poor, and the social, cultural, and political processes that link these two aspects of living. Environmental barriers, limited access to services, and ... More

Disability and social changePrivate lives and public policies

Disability and social change: Private lives and public policies

Sonali Shah

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427878
eISBN:
9781447302070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427878.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Combining critical policy analysis with biographical accounts, this book provides a socio-historical account of the changing treatment of disabled people in Britain from the 1940s to the present day. ... More

Disabled people and European human rightsA review of the implications of the 1998 Human Rights Act for disabled children and adults in the UK

Disabled people and European human rights: A review of the implications of the 1998 Human Rights Act for disabled children and adults in the UK

Luke Clements

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344250
eISBN:
9781447302087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344250.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Over the past two decades, there has been increasing recognition of the ways in which disabled children and adults have been denied human and civil rights that others take for granted. In the year ... More

Disabled people and housingChoices, opportunities and barriers

Disabled people and housing: Choices, opportunities and barriers

Laura Hemingway

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428066
eISBN:
9781447302094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428066.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book provides an investigation of housing issues for disabled people from a social model perspective. Documenting historical and current trends, it looks at policy, barriers to housing options ... More

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