Young People and Social Policy in Europe: Dealing with Risk, Inequality and Precarity in Times of Crisis

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L. Antonucci, M. Hamilton, Steven Roberts
Springer, Oct 7, 2014 - Political Science - 275 pages
This edited collection provides the first in-depth analysis of social policies and the risks faced by young people. The book explores the effects of both the economic crisis and austerity policies on the lives of young Europeans, examining both the precarity of youth transitions, and the function of welfare state policies.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgements
Social Policies
Constructing a Theory of Youth and Social Policy
The Complex Nature of Youth Poverty and Deprivation
A Picture
Social Exclusion Risk and the UK Youth Labour Market
TheImpacts of Employment Instability on Transitions
Labour Market Risks and Sources of Welfare among
The Dualisation of Social Policies towards Young People
Index

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Anna Angelin, Lund University, Sweden Olof Bäckman, Stockholm University, Sweden Ann Berrington, University of Southampton, UK Tom Chevalier, Sciences Po Paris, France Espen Dahl, Oslo and Akershus University College, Norway Eldin Fahmy, University of Bristol, UK Alessandro Gentile, University of Zaragoza, Spain Walter R. Heinz, University of Bremen, Germany Timo Kauppinen, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland Lefteris Kretsos, University of Greenwich, UK Thomas Lorentzen, University of Bergen, Norway Lara Maestripieri, Polytechnic of Milan, Italy Pasi Moisio, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland Annalisa Murgia, University of Trento, Italy Bruno Palier, Centre d'études Européennes, France Barbara Poggio, University of Trento, Italy Stefania Sabatinelli, Polytechnic of Milan, Italy Tapio Salonen, Malmö University, Sweden Clive Sealey, University of Worcester, UK Juliet Stone, University of Southampton, UK

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