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Title 'An offer you can't refuse' : workfare in international perspective / edited by Ivar Lødemel and Heather Trickey.

Published Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2001, ©2000.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxi, 357 pages) : illustrations
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A new contract for social assistance / Ivar Lødemel and Heather Trickey -- Between subsidiarity and social assistance -- the French republican route to activation / Bernard Enjolras [and others] -- Uneven development -- local authorities and workfare in Germany / Wolfgang Voges, Herbert Jacobs and Heather Trickey -- Workfare in the Netherlands -- young unemployed people and the Jobseeker's Employment Act / Henk Spies and Rik van Berkel -- National objectives and local implementation of workfare in Norway / Ivar Lødemel -- When all must be active -- workfare in Denmark / Anders Rosdahl and Hanne Weise -- Steps to compulsion within British labour market policies / Heather Trickey and Robert Walker -- Making work for welfare in the United States / Michael Wiseman -- Comparing workfare programmes -- features and implications / Heather Trickey -- Discussion : workfare in the welfare state / Ivar Lødemel.
Summary The product of research funded by the EU, this book compares work-for-welfare policies from the United States with overlooked examples of workfare to be found in six European countries - France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Denmark and Britain.
Other author Lødemel, Ivar.
Trickey, Heather.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Unemployed -- Government policy.
Welfare recipients -- Employment.
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