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eBook 'An offer you can't refuse': Workfare in international perspective epub
  • ISBN: 1861341954
  • Author: Ivar Lodemel,Heather Trickey
  • Genre: Social Sciences
  • Subcategory: Politics & Government
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Policy Press (January 24, 2001)
  • Pages: 384 pages
  • ePUB size: 1426 kb
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An offer you can't refuse' provides an analysis of the ideological debates that surround compulsory work programmes and gives a detailed overview of the programmes implemented in each country, including their political and policy contexts and the forces that have combined to facilitate.

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Citing the Danish model as a particular example, the pair argue that workfare involves the use of compulsory offers; while the work or education is presented as an offer, because recipients of welfare are dependent upon the help they would lose if they refuse the offer, they effectively have no choice. Goodin 1998, pp. 181–3. a b Lødemel & Trickey 2001, pp. 7–8. ^ Cullen & Newell 1999, p. 55. ^ Cullen & Newell 1999, pp. 65–6.

An offer you can't refuse': workfare in international perspective. I Lødemel, H Trickey. Governance and the neo-liberal convergence. I Lodemel, A Moreira. Poverty in global perspective: is shame a common denominator? R Walker, GB Kyomuhendo, E Chase, S Choudhry, EK Gubrium,. Journal of Social Policy 42 (2), 215-233, 2013. An Offer you can't refuse: workfare in international perspective, 1-39, 2001. Activation or workfare? Governance and the neo-liberal convergence. Oxford University Press, 2014.

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In the last decade, developed welfare states have witnessed a pendulum swing away from unconditional entitlement to social assistance, towards greater emphasis on obligations and conditions tied to the receipt of financial aid. Through administrative reforms, conditions of entitlement have been narrowed.

It comes to mind the title of an engaging book by Ivar Lodemel and Heather Trickey: An Offer you Can’t Refuse: Workfare in International Perspective. In many countries, the authors argue, the unemployed must accept jobs that are offered to them as if they had a gun to their head (as in The Godfather): if they do not accept, their subsidy will be taken away. This is also the story told in the beautiful Ken Loach’s movie Daniel Blake. But is basic income really the only solution?

Workfare in International Perspective’ (Ivar Lødemel and Heather Trickey (eds)). An Offer You Can’t Refuse: Workfare in International Perspective’. Policy Press (forthcoming).

Workfare in International Perspective’ (Ivar Lødemel and Heather Trickey (eds)). The book details workfare policies in six European countries and in the United States and includes a detailed comparison of the schemes, their development, implementation and outcomes. The bulk of the information contained in this paper draws on material relating to each country contained within the forthcoming book chapters.

In the last decade, developed welfare states have witnessed a pendulum swing away from unconditional entitlement to social assistance, towards greater emphasis on obligations and conditions tied to the receipt of financial aid. Through administrative reforms, conditions of entitlement have been narrowed. With the introduction of compulsory work for recipients the contract between the state and uninsured unemployed people is changing.The product of research funded by the European Union, this book compares 'work-for-welfare' - or workfare - programmes objectively for the first time. It considers well publicised schemes from the United States alongside more overlooked examples of workfare programmes from six European countries: France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Denmark and Britain. It is the first time that details of workfare programmes have been collated in such an easily accessible format.'An offer you can't refuse' provides an analysis of the ideological debates that surround compulsory work programmes and gives a detailed overview of the programmes implemented in each country, including their political and policy contexts and the forces that have combined to facilitate their implementation. Similarities and differences between programmes are explored. Explanations for differences and lessons for policy makers are discussed.
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