Governing Work and Welfare in a New Economy: European and American Experiments / Edition 1

Governing Work and Welfare in a New Economy: European and American Experiments / Edition 1

by Jonathan Zeitlin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199257175

ISBN-13: 9780199257171

Pub. Date: 05/28/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Europe and the United States confront common challenges in responding to the transformations of work and welfare in the 'new economy', and there are signs of far-reaching changes in the role of government as a direct result. This volume presents the latest research by a team of outstanding international contributors. Parts One and Two examine new approaches to the

Overview

Europe and the United States confront common challenges in responding to the transformations of work and welfare in the 'new economy', and there are signs of far-reaching changes in the role of government as a direct result. This volume presents the latest research by a team of outstanding international contributors. Parts One and Two examine new approaches to the governance of work and welfare in the EU and the US respectively; and Part Three surveys emergent trends and reflects on future possibilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199257171
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
15.40(w) x 23.20(h) x 2.40(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Notes on Contributors
Preface
1. Introduction: Governing Work and Welfare in a New Economy: European and American Experiments, Jonathan Zeitlin
Part 1. Experimenting with the Work-Welfare Nexus: The European Union
2. New Governance, Employment Policy, and the European Social Model, David M. Trubek and James S. Mosher
3. The European Employment Strategy, Multi-level Governance, and Policy Coordination: Past, Present and Future, Janine Goetschy
4. Recalibrating Europe's Welfare Regimes, Maurizio Ferrera and Anton Hemerijck
5. National 'Pacts' and EU Governance in Social Policy and the Labor Market, Martin Rhodes
6. Decentralizing Employment Protection in Europe: Territorial Pacts and Beyond, Ida Regalia
7. Local Labor Market Policies and Social Integration in Europe: Potential and Pitfalls of Integrated Partnership Approaches, Adalbert Evers
Part 2. Experimenting with the Work-Welfare Nexus: The United States
8. US Welfare Reform: The Big Experiment, Joel F. Handler
9. Organizing the US Labor Market: National Problems, Community Strategies, Paul Osterman
10. Part of the Solution: Emerging Workforce Intermediaries in the United States, Laura Dresser and Joel Rogers
11. Health Care and Low-wage Work in the United States: Linking Local Action for Expanded Coverage, Louise G. Trubek
Part 3. Governing Work and Welfare in a New Economy: Emergent Patterns and Future Possibilities
12. Work and Welfare: Toward a Capability Approach, Robert Salais
13. Sovereignty and Solidarity: EU and US, Joshua Cohen and Charles F. Sabel
14. Governing Work and Welfare in a Global Economy, Alain Supiot
Index

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