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Disability Benefits, Welfare Reform and Employment Policy


Εκδότης: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230349940
Σειρά βιβλίου: Work and Welfare in Europe
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 244
Διαστάσεις: 22x1x14
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2013

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Disability Benefits, Welfare Reform and Employment Policy"

This book aims to tackle the issues that are central to understanding and addressing one of the most important employment policy problems facing governments in the UK and beyond: the high number of people of working age claiming 'disability' or 'incapacity' benefits.


Κατηγορία: κοινωνιολογία
Σειρά βιβλίου: Work and Welfare in Europe
ISBN: 9780230349940
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 20/05/2013
Εκδότης: Palgrave Macmillan
Εξώφυλλο: Hardback
Σελίδες: 244
Περιλαμβάνει: 1 Hardback
Συντελεστές: Edited by: C. Lindsay, Edited by: D. Houston
Τόπος έκδοσης: Basingstoke
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 4336 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 22x1x14 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: XV, 244 p.

Περιεχόμενα

1. Fit for Work? Representations and Explanations of the Disability Benefits 'Crisis' in the UK and Beyond; Colin Lindsay and Donald Houston 2. Disability Benefits in the UK: an Issue of Health or Jobs?; Christina Beatty and Steve Fothergill 3. A History of Work-Disability; John Macnicol 4. Are Incapacity Benefit Claimants Beyond Employment? Exploring Issues of Employability; Anne Green and Ian Shuttleworth 5. Redefining 'Fit for Work': Welfare Reform and the Introduction of Employment Support Allowance; Helen Barnes and Paul Sissons 6. A Health Problem? Health and Employability in the UK Labour Market; Jon Warren, Kayleigh Garthwaite and Clare Bambra 7. The Interaction of Health, Labour Market Conditions and Long-Term Sickness Benefit Claims in a Post-Industrial City: A Glasgow Case Study; David Webster, Judith Brown, Ewan B. Macdonald and Ivan Turok 8. The Impact of the UK's Disability Benefit Reforms; Christina Beatty, Steve Fothergill and Donald Houston 9. Germany: Attempting to Activate the Long-Term Unemployed with Reduced Working Capacity; Martin Brussig and Matthias Knuth 10. Incapacity Benefits - Change and Continuity in the Swedish Welfare State; Rickard Ulmestig 11. From Dutch Disease to Dutch Fitness? Two Decades of Disability Crisis in the Netherlands; Rik Van Berkel 12. New Zealand's Reform of Sickness Benefit and Invalid's Benefit; Neil Lunt and Daniel Horsfall 13. Fit for Purpose? Lessons for Policies to Address the Disability Benefits 'Crisis'; Donald Houston and Colin Lindsay

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