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Title Combating poverty in Europe : the German welfare regime in practice / edited by Peter Krause, Gerhard Bäcker, and Walter Hanesch.

Published Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  362.5094 COMB    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 334 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Studies in cash & care.
Cash & care.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Combating poverty in Europe and Germany / Gerhard Backer, Walter Hanesch, Peter Krause 1 -- Part I European Welfare Regimes and the European Union -- 2 Welfare capitalism: The ten year impact of governments on poverty, inequality and financial risk in West Germany, the Netherlands and the USA / Bruce Headey, Ruud Muffels 23 -- 3 How successful are European countries in reducing poverty? A micro-simulation with the ECHP / Birgit Otto, Jan Goebel 41 -- 4 National Action Plans to combat poverty in Europe / Armindo Silva 61 -- 5 Indicators for social inclusion in the European Union / Brian Nolan 75 -- Part II Income, Inequality, Poverty and Redistribution -- 6 Income, poverty and dynamics in Germany / Peter Krause 93 -- 7 Does low income mean poverty? Some necessary extensions of poverty indicators based on economic resources / Hans-Jurgen Andress 117 -- 8 Distribution patterns and social policy options in Germany / Richard Hauser 131 -- 9 Social assistance between social protection and activation in Germany / Walter Hanesch 147 -- 10 Income distribution and poverty in the OECD area: Trends and driving forces / Michael F. Forster, Mark Pearson 169 -- Part III Labour Market Related Poverty a Challenge for Social Protection and Integration Strategies -- 11 Labour market related poverty in Germany / Walter Hanesch 201 -- 12 Immigrants between labour market and poverty / Michael Maschke 223 -- 13 Social protection and activation for the unemployed / Claudia Weinkopf 247 -- 14 Activation in the Western Europe of the 1990s: Did it make a difference? / Bjorn Hvinden 267 -- Part IV Families and Children in Poverty and Concepts of Family Policy -- 15 Child and family poverty in Germany / Gerhard Backer 289 -- 16 Why are day care vouchers an effective and efficient instrument to combat child poverty in Germany? / C. Katharina Spiess, Gert G. Wagner 305 -- 17 Social policy strategies to combat income poverty of children and families in Europe / Bea Cantillon, Karel Van den Bosch 317.
Other author Krause, Peter, 1965-
Bäcker, Gerhard, 1947-
Hanesch, Walter.
Subject Poor -- Services for -- Germany.
Poor -- Services for -- European Union countries.
ISBN 0754632229 (alk. paper)