Working Poverty In Europe

Hardcover | July 15, 2011

EditorNeil Fraser

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Offering a comparative perspective, this book examines working poverty -- those in work who are still classified as "poor." It argues that the growth in numbers of working poor in Europe is due to the transition from a Keynesian Welfare State to a 'post-fordist' model of production.

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Offering a comparative perspective, this book examines working poverty -- those in work who are still classified as "poor." It argues that the growth in numbers of working poor in Europe is due to the transition from a Keynesian Welfare State to a 'post-fordist' model of production.

NEIL FRASER is Honorary Fellow (formerly Senior Lecturer) in the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh, UK. His publications include Public Policy for the 21st Century (edited with John Hills).   RODOLFO GUTIÉRREZ is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology, University of Oviedo, Spain. He was pr...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.81 inPublished:July 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230290108

ISBN - 13:9780230290105

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Table of Contents

PART I
Introduction; R.Gutiérrez, R.Peña-Casas & N.Fraser
In-work-poverty in Europe: A Comparative Perspective; A. Goerne
Worlds of Working Poverty: Cross-national Variation in the Mechanisms that Produce Working Poverty; E.Crettaz & G.Bonoli
PART II
In-work Poverty in Spain; I.Garcia, R.Gutiérrez, & M.Ibáñez
In-work-poverty, the French Case: In-work Poor or Poverty Due to Lack of Work?; G.Allègre
In- work poverty in the UK; N.Fraser
When Dual Earnership is Not Enough: Poland as an Illustration the Specificities of In-work Poverty in Central and Eastern Europe; A.Safuta
In-work Poverty in Sweden; B.Hallerod & D.Larsson
PART III
Social Assistance Schemes and Financial Incentives to Work: Tradeoffs and Consequences: A European Cross-country Comparison; G.Allègre & K.Jaehrling
Dynamics of In-work Poverty; R.Gutiérrez, M.Ibáñez & A.Tejero
Solving the Gender Paradox of the Working Poor: Opening the Household Black Box by Individualising In-work Poverty Risks; R.Peña-Casas & D.Ghailani
Work, Family or State? From Wage Inequalities to Standard of Living Inequalities and In-work Poverty in a European Cross-country Perspective; G.Allègre
Migration and In-work Poverty; B.Alvarez-Miranda
Conclusion; N.Fraser, R.Gutiérrez &R.Peña-Casas