Minimum Income Protection in Flux

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The current economic crisis has presented itself as a formidable challenge to the welfare states of Europe. It is more relevant than ever to ask: do existing minimum income protection schemes succeed in adequately protecting citizens, be it whether they are excluded from work, working, retired, or having children? Drawing on in-depth and up-to-date institutional data from across Europe and the US, this volume details the reality of minimum income protection policies over time. Including contributions from leading scholars in the field, each chapter provides a systematic cross-national analysis of minimum income protection policies, developing concrete policy guidance on an issue at the heart of the European debate.
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GORDON ALEXANDER Director of UNICEF's Office of Research in Florence, Italy EDUARDO BARBERIS Postdoctoral student at the Department of Economy, Society and Politics, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Italy JONATHAN BRADSHAW Professor of Social Policy at the University of York, UK BEA CANTILLON Professor of Social Policy and director of the Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy, University of Antwerp, Belgium TOMMY FERRARINI Associate professor at the Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University, Sweden TIM GOEDEMÉ Researcher at the Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy University of Antwerp, Belgium HELENA HÖÖG Research Assistant at the Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University, Sweden VANESSA HUBL PhD candidate at the University of Mannheim, Germany YURI KAZEPOV Professor of Urban Sociology and Compared Welfare Systems at the University of Urbino, Italy SARAH MARCHAL Researcher at the Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy, Belgium EMESE MAYHEW Research Fellow at the University of York, UK BRIAN NOLAN Professor of Public Policy at University College Dublin, Ireland MICHAELA PFEIFER PhD candidate at the University of Mannheim, Germany FRANK VANDENBROUCKE Professor at the KU Leuven, Belgium ANNE VAN LANCKER currently working as independent consultant NATASCHA VAN MECHELEN Post-doctoral Researcher at the Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy at the University of Antwerp, Belgium J. TIMO WEISHAUPT Junior Professor for the Sociology of the Welfare State at the University of Mannheim, Germany
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Publisher
Springer
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Published on
Nov 19, 2012
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Pages
335
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ISBN
9781137291844
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Language
English
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Genres
Political Science / Public Policy / General
Political Science / Public Policy / Social Policy
Political Science / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Social Science / General
Social Science / Sociology / General
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