Globalized Labour Markets and Social Inequality in Europe

Hardcover | November 15, 2011

EditorHans-peter Blossfeld, Sandra Buchholz, Dirk Hofäcker

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Based on contributions from international experts, this volume provides an up-to-date account of globalization's influences on individual life courses in nine different modern societies, and of cross-nationally varying political strategies to mediate this influence.

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Based on contributions from international experts, this volume provides an up-to-date account of globalization's influences on individual life courses in nine different modern societies, and of cross-nationally varying political strategies to mediate this influence.

HANS-PETER BLOSSFELD is Director of the Institute of Longitudinal Studies in Education at the University of Bamberg, Germany, and Principal Investigator of the National Educational Panel Study.   SANDRA BUCHHOLZ is Assistant Professor at the University of Bamberg, Germany.  DIRK HOFÄCKER is Senior Research Fellow at the Mannheim Centr...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:360 pages, 8.9 × 5.7 × 1.11 inPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230241999

ISBN - 13:9780230241992

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Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Figures
Preface
Foreword; G. Esping-Andersen
Notes on Contributors
PART I: INTRODUCTION 
Globalized Labour Markets and Social Inequality in Europe; S. Buchholz, K.Kolb, D.Hofäcker & H.Blossfeld
PART II: COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CONTRIBUTIONS ON CONSERVATIVE WELFARE REGIMES 
Selective Flexibilization and Deregulation of the Labour Market; S.Buchholz & K.Kolb 
The Flexibilization of the Dutch Labour Market; R.Wielers & M.Mills
PART III: COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CONTRIBUTIONS ON SOUTHERN EUROPEAN WELFARE REGIMES 
The Flexibilization of the Spanish Labour Market; J.Martínez Pastor & F.Bernardi 
Italy: No Country for Young Men (and Women); P.Barbieri
PART IV: COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CONTRIBUTIONS ON SOCIAL-DEMOCRATIC WELFARE REGIMES 
A Recipe for Coping with the Challenge of Globalization?; D.Hofäcker 
Changing Work-Life Inequality in Sweden; T.Korpi & M.Tåhlin
PART V: COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CONTRIBUTIONS ON POST-SOCIALIST WELFARE REGIMES 
The Estonian Form of Globalization; J.Helemäe & E.Saar 
From Guaranteed Employment to Job Competition; A.Baranowska
PART VI: COUNTRY-SPECIFIC CONTRIBUTION LIBERAL WELFARE REGIMES 
The Effects of Flexibilization on Social Divisions and Career Trajectories in the UK Labour Market; C.Purcell, M.Flynn, & U.Ayudhya PART VII: DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION 
The Flexibilization of European Labour Markets and the Development of Social Inequalities; D.Hofäcker, S.Buchholz, K.Kolb, & H.Blossfeld
Index