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Welfare to Work in Contemporary European Welfare States: Legal, Sociological and Philosophical Perspectives on Justice and Domination

Anja Eleveld, Thomas Kampen, and Josien Arts

Abstract

With welfare to work programmes under intense scrutiny, this book reviews a wide range of existing and future policies across Europe. Seventeen contributors provide case studies and legal, sociological and philosophical perspectives from around the continent, building a rich picture of welfare to work policies and their impact. They show how many schemes do not adequately address social rights and lived experiences, and consider alternatives based on theories of non-domination. For anyone interested in the justice of welfare to work, this book is an important step along the path towards more f ... More

Keywords: Communitarianism, Inclusion, Responsibilisation, Employability, Empowerment, Welfare-to-work, Activation, Workfare

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781447340010
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447340010.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anja Eleveld, editor
VU University Amsterdam

Thomas Kampen, editor
University of Humanistic Studies

Josien Arts, editor

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Part I Legal perspectives

Part II Sociological perspectives

Part III Philosophical perspectives

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