Search for dissertations about: "work activation"

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  1. 1. Activation Policy in Action : A Street-Level Study of Social Assistance in the Swedish Welfare State

    Author : Katarina H. Thorén; Sydney Hans; Tapio Salonen; Jennifer Mosley; Jeanne Marsh; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Activation policy; social assistance; street-level bureaucracy theory; front-line workers; implementation; welfare state; coping strategy; discretion; Social work; Socialt arbete; Socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : Work-related activation policies are currently developing in most western welfare states. Sweden is no exception and activation policies were introduced in the 1990s in many municipal social services organizations in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making the Poor Work : Social Assistance and Activation in Sweden

    Author : Anders Giertz; Socialhögskolan; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; unemployment; social assistance; activation; welfare-to-work; marginalisation; social exclusion; Social problems and welfare; immigration; national insurance; Sociala problem; social välfärd; socialförsäkring;

    Abstract : Management of poor relief and work demands have been controversial questions in social policy during the workhouse era of the nineteenth century as well as in current discussions on social assistance and activation of recipients. The first part contains a discussion on the concepts of poverty, marginalisation, and social exclusion, and continues with an overview of activation policies for recipients of social assistance. READ MORE

  3. 3. Addressing youth unemployment: what role for social work? : Policy responses to youth unemployment in Sweden and Europe

    Author : Lisa Andersson; Renate Minas; Heidi Moen Gjersoe; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; social investment; social policy; ideal types; policy regulations; youth unemployment; social work; socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : Unemployed youth are a heterogenous group facing varying and sometimes complex problems. Being young and unemployed can have a negative impact on future life chances and quality of life. Studies on youth unemployment have mostly focused on education and labour market responses, leaving the involvement of social work aside. READ MORE

  4. 4. Labour Market Policies : Structure and Content, Space and Time

    Author : John Brauer; Anders Bruhn; Björn Johansson; Daniel Clegg; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Labour market policies; activation; unemployment; multi-level governance; local governance; social work; institutional change; scale;

    Abstract : Labour market policies has two aims: cushioning the economic hardship caused by unemployment and increasing employment rates. In many welfare states, responsibilities for such policies are divided between different political-administrative levels. READ MORE

  5. 5. Crumbs from the Rich Man's Table? : Municipal Labour Market Policies and Recognition of Welfare Recipients in Sweden

    Author : Lagunathan Govender; Rickard Ulmestig; Iréne Josephson; Ulrika Vikman; Dahlstedt Magnus; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; labour market policy; activation; social assistance; recognition; inclusion; poverty; arbetsmarknadspolitik; aktivering; ekonomiskt bistånd; erkännande; inkludering; fattigdom; Socialt arbete; Social Work;

    Abstract : Labour market policies, also known as activation, are common responses to poverty, unemployment and social exclusion. Activation is characterised by increased individual responsibility, requiring welfare recipients to strive for financial self-sufficiency, be it through job-seeking, training or coaching. READ MORE