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Active social policies in the EU – Inclusion through participation? - Policy Press Scholarship Online
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Active social policies in the EU: Inclusion through participation?

Rik van Berkel and Iver Hornemann Moller


This book challenges the underlying presupposition that regular employment is the royal road to inclusion. Drawing on original empirical research, it investigates the inclusionary and exclusionary potentials of different types of work, including activation programmes. This book makes an important contribution to the debates in this area by: reporting on original international comparative research; reflecting on and critically assessing current activating policies; evaluating the consequences of these policies, as well as challenging the premises they are based on; including the perspectives of ... More

Keywords: social policies, employment, inclusion, activation, work, labour market, policy makers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9781861342805
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861342805.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rik van Berkel, editor

Iver Hornemann Moller, editor

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