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The Resource Work and the Welfare State : Street-Level Organizations and Workfare Politics

Work and the Welfare State : Street-Level Organizations and Workfare Politics

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Work and the Welfare State : Street-Level Organizations and Workfare Politics
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Work and the Welfare State
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Street-Level Organizations and Workfare Politics
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Work and the Welfare State places street-level organizations at the analytic center of welfare-state politics, policy, and management. This volume offers a critical examination of efforts to change the welfare state to a workfare state by looking at on-the-ground issues in six countries: the US, UK, Australia, Denmark, Germany, and the Netherlands. An international group of scholars contribute organizational studies that shed new light on old debates about policies of workfare and activation. Peeling back the political rhetoric and technical policy jargon, these studies investigate what really
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Public Management and Change series
Work and the Welfare State : Street-Level Organizations and Workfare Politics
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Work and the Welfare State : Street-Level Organizations and Workfare Politics
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt46n36p
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-310) and index
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  • Cover; Contents; Preface; PART I: INTRODUCTION; Chapter 1 Work and the Welfare State; Chapter 2 Street-Level Organizations and the Welfare State; PART II: WHAT'S AT ISSUE: POLITICS, POLICIES, AND JOBS; Chapter 3 The American Welfare State: Two Narratives; Chapter 4 The Policies ofWorkfare: At the Boundaries betweenWork and the Welfare State; Chapter 5 Double Jeopardy: The Misfit between Welfare-to-Work Requirements and Job Realities; PART III: GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT: WORKFARE'S ''SECOND TRACK''; Chapter 6 Triple Activation: Introducing Welfare-to-Work into Dutch Social Assistance
  • Chapter 7 Active Labor Market Reform in Denmark: The Role of Governance in Policy ChangeChapter 8 Performance Management as a Disciplinary Regime: Street-Level Organizations in a Neoliberal Era of Poverty Governance; PART IV: STREET-LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS AND THE PRACTICES OF WORKFARE; Chapter 9 Commodification, Inclusion, or What? Workfare in Everyday Organizational Life; Chapter 10 Race, Respect, and Red Tape: Inside the Black Box of Racially Representative Bureaucracies
  • Chapter 11 Good Intentions and Institutional Blindness: Migrant Populations and the Implementation of German Activation PolicyChapter 12 Frontline Workers as Intermediaries: The Changing Landscape of Disability and Employment Services in Australia; PART V: ADMINISTRATIVE JUSTICE: CHALLENGING WORKFARE PRACTICES; Chapter 13 Conditionality, Sanctions, and the Weakness of Redress Mechanisms in the British ''New Deal''; Chapter 14 Redress and Accountability in US Welfare Agencies; PART VI: CONCLUSION
  • Chapter 15 Work and the Welfare State Reconsidered: Street-Level Organizations and the Global Workfare ProjectReferences; Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
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