|Other titles||European employment strategy for young people|
|Statement||edited by Amparo Serrano Pascual.|
|Contributions||Serrano Pascual, Amparo., European Trade Union Institute., Europäische Gewerkschaftsinstitut in Brüssel.|
|LC Classifications||HD6276.E8 A73 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 518 p. :|
|Number of Pages||518|
Are Activation Policies Converging in Europe? The European Employment Strategy for Young People edited by Amparo Serrano Pascual, Brussels: European Trade Union Institute, , pages, ISBN The countries of the European Union took a significant step when, in , they agreed to coordinate their employment policies. This comparative analysis leads to a typology of the “worlds of governance” of activation policies in Europe. Findings – All the countries show certain comparable converging trends in the. Alfredo Saad Filho, SOAS, University of London, UK 'The book offers a fresh look at EU social policy adopting an extended spatial dimension (old and new member states, but also Turkey) with a broad definition of social policies. It will appeal to practitioners and also to academics interested in seeking new perspectives on the subject.'Format: Hardcover. This publication is a chapter in the forthcoming book ARE ACTIVATION POLICIES CONVERGING? THE EUROPEAN EMPLOYMENT STRATEGY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE (Brussels: ETUI, ), ed. by A. Serrano Pascual. Uncontrolled Keywords: European Employment Strategy; Luxembourg process; activation. Subjects for non-EU documents.
Crespo, E. & Pascual, Serrano A. () The EU's Concept of Activation for Young People: Towards a new social contract?', in Pascual, Serrano A. (Ed.) Are Activation Policies Converging in Europe? The European Employment Strategy for . - Amparo Serrano Pascual: Are European Activation Policies Converging? - Jean-Claude Barbier: Systems of Social Protection in Europe. Two Contrasted Paths to Activation, and Maybe a Third - Henning Jørgensen: Make Contacts - Not Contracts! This publication is a chapter in the forthcoming book ARE ACTIVATION POLICIES CONVERGING IN EUROPE? THE EUROPEAN EMPLOYMENT STRATEGY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE (Brussels: ETUI, ), ed. by A. Serrano Pascual. Uncontrolled Keywords: European Employment Strategy; Luxembourg process; activation. Subjects for non-EU documents. Abstract. All over Europe, activation or active labour-market policies have become important instruments to promote the transition from welfare to work, that is, to (re)integrate unemployed people dependent on social insurance or social assistance in the labour market.
Abstract. Activation policies represent one of the key common trends in the development of the welfare states in Europe (compare Van Berkel and Møller, ; Serrano Pascual, ; Zeitlin and Trubek, ), no matter that individual national activation strategies are far from being uniform. From a comparative perspective, the book deals not only with how the activation policies have been changed across countries and over time, but also with how the reforms have led to changes in the governance of activation. By looking at the governance of activation, this book pays specific attention to changes in the delivery of activation services. Are activation policies converging in Europe? Brussels: ETUI, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Amparo Serrano Pascual; European Trade Union Institute.; Europäische Gewerkschaftsinstitut in Brüssel. This chapter examines the activation programmes for unemployed people in the EU. The comparison of a group of unemployed and a group of activated people showed only small differences in terms of their inclusion in, or exclusion from several domains of society. Subsidised employment programmes for long-term unemployed people provide resources to help them realize the forms of inclusion they.