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Disability Benefits, Welfare Reform and Employment Policy

edited by Colin Lindsay, University of Strathclyde, UK, and Donald Houston, University of St Andrews, UK
Format
Book
Published
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Language
English
Series
Work and welfare in Europe
ISBN
9780230349940 (hardback), 0230349943 (hardback)
Contents
  • Fit for work? : representations and explanations of the disability benefits 'crisis' in the UK and beyond / Colin Lindsay and Donald Houston
  • Disability benefits in the UK : an issue health or jobs? / Christina Beatty and Steve Fothergill
  • A history of work-disability / John Macnicol
  • Are incapacity benefit claimants beyond employment? : exploring issues of employability / Anne Green and Ian Shuttleworth
  • Redefining "fit for work" : welfare reform and the introduction of employment support allowance / Helen Barnes and Paul Sissons
  • A health problem? health and employability in the UK labour market / Jon Warren, Kayleigh Garthwaite and Clare Bambra
  • The interaction of health, labour market conditions and long-term sickness benefit claims in a post-industrial city : a Glasgow case study / David Webster, Judith Brown, Ewan B. Macdonald and Ivan Turok
  • The impact of the UK's disability benefit reforms / Christina Beatty, Steve Fothergill and Donald Houston
  • Germany : attempting to activate the long-term unemployed with reduced working capacity / Martin Brussig and Matthias Knuth
  • Incapacity benefits : change and continuity in the Swedish welfare state / Rickard Ulmestig
  • From dutch disease to Dutch fitness? : two decades of disability crisis in the Netherlands / Rik van Berkel
  • New Zealand's reform of sickness benefit and invalid's benefit / Neil Lunt and Daniel Horsfall
  • Fit for purpose? : lessons for policies to address the disability benefits / Donald Houston and Colin Lindsay.
Description
xv, 244 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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