Sökning: "Activation policies"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 9 avhandlingar innehållade orden Activation policies.
1. Activation Policy in Action : A Street-Level Study of Social Assistance in the Swedish Welfare State
Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Essay 1 (with Ulrika Vikman): Previous literature shows that activation requirements for welfare participants reduce welfare participation, but the dynamics behind these results have not been fully examined. In this paper we use a rich set of register data covering the entire working age population in a Swedish municipality to study how the introduction of mandatory activation programs aimed at unemployed welfare participants affect the probability of entering and exiting welfare. LÄS MER
4. Activating the Sick-Listed : Policy and Practice of Return to Work in Swedish Sickness Insurance and Working Life
Sammanfattning : A critical task of social policy in most Western welfare states during recent decades has consisted of reducing the economic burden on society due to sick leave, by stimulating participation in the labour market. Many jurisdictions have introduced activation policies, based on the premise that work “per se” has a therapeutic effect on sick-listed workers. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The thesis aims to discuss if activation policies can support the inclusion of immigrant women and men into the Swedish labour market.A paradigmatic change in welfare policies has taken place in Europe during the last decade with the shift from welfare to workfare or activation policies. LÄS MER