Sökning: "Activation policy"

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

    Författare :Katarina H. Thorén; Sydney Hans; Tapio Salonen; Jennifer Mosley; Jeanne Marsh; Växjö universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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;

    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

  2. 2. Arbete i stället för bidrag? : Om aktiveringskraven i socialtjänsten och effekten för de arbetslösa bidragstagarna

    Författare :Pia Milton; Gunhild Hammarström; Bengt Furåker; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; activation policy; effect evaluation; jobsearch; policy discourses; social assistance; social exclusion; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi;

    Sammanfattning : Between 1990 and 1992/1993 there was a dramatic change in the Swedish labor market, resulting in an increased number of unemployed and social assistance recipients. As a response to this situation, many municipalities developed local activation programs. LÄS MER

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

    Författare :Anders Giertz; Socialhögskolan; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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;

    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

  4. 4. Benefits or Work? Social Programs and Labor Supply

    Författare :Ulrika Vikman; Matz Dahlberg; Eva Mörk; Michael Svarer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Labor Economics; Policy Evaluation; Maternal labor supply; Unemployment; Activation;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay I: This essay evaluates how access to paid parental leave affects labor market entrance for immigrating mothers with small children. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Activating the Sick-Listed : Policy and Practice of Return to Work in Swedish Sickness Insurance and Working Life

    Författare :Ida Seing; Kerstin Ekberg; Christian Ståhl; Ellen MacEachen; Lotta Dellve; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Activation policies; return to work; social policy; sickness insurance; working life; employers; street-level bureaucracy; individualization;

    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