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Activating the Unemployed: A Comparative Appraisal of Work-Oriented Policies

Neil Gilbert, Rebecca A. Van Voorhis - Business & Economics - 2001 - 319 pages
The last decade has witnessed a conspicuous alteration in policies protecting unemployed people in modern welfare states. Social policies are increasingly designed to encourage ...
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Changing Patterns of Social Protection

Neil Gilbert, Rebecca A. Van Voorhis - Social Science - 2003 - 353 pages
"A thoughtful assessment of socioeconomic needs and influences, observing the necessity for benefits as well as the lessons of experience offered by various nations"--Library ...
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Targeting Social Benefits: International Perspectives and Trends

Neil Gilbert - Political Science - 2001 - 232 pages
Over the last decade changing family life and increasing fiscal constraints on welfare expenditures have forced industrialized nations to reconsider how they approach social ...
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Welfare Reform: A Comparative Assessment of the French and U.S. Experiences

Neil Gilbert, Antoine Parent - Political Science - 300 pages
Since the late 1980s welfare policies in France and the United States have increasingly been shaped by a strong emphasis on citizens' obligations to work and be independent ...
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Transformation of the Welfare State: The Silent Surrender of Public ...

Neil Gilbert - Political Science - 2002 - 208 pages
"Finds a turn away from broad-based entitlements and automatic benefits to a new, 'enabling' approach defined by policies designed to promote privatization and labor force ...
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The Enabling State: Modern Welfare Capitalism in America

Neil Gilbert, Barbara Gilbert - Political Science - 1989 - 240 pages
Over the last two decades new arrangements have emerged for the finance and delivery of social welfare in the United States and other industrial democracies. Moving beyond the ...
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Combatting Child Abuse: International Perspectives and Trends

Neil Gilbert - Social Science - 1997 - 288 pages
The problem of child abuse has become increasingly evident in North America and Western Europe. Many countries are now struggling with issues involving the definition of child ...
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