Essays about: "welfare state regimes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the words welfare state regimes.

  1. 1. Change and Continuity in Welfare States: A qualitative approach to examine the German cash-benefit “Kosten der Heizung und Unterkunft“ from the perspective of Incremental Institutional Change

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan

    Author : Angelika Demski; [2021]
    Keywords : incremental institutional change; Kosten der Unterkunft und Heizung; Unemployment Benefit II; Change and Continutity; Welfare State; Social Sciences; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : What drives change and continuity in welfare states? This master thesis contributes to the debate by examining the German cash-benefit “Kosten der Unterkunft und Heizung”. This cash-benefit is a component of the means-tested unemployment benefit II in Germany which was introduced by the Hartz-IV-Reform in 2005. READ MORE

  2. 2. Why retire? Socioeconomic status and retirement reason in three different European welfare regimes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Fanny Norrestad; [2021]
    Keywords : retirement; socioeconomic status; welfare state regimes; Europe; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Policy makers in most European countries have in recent decades reformed their pension systems with the aim of increasing labor market participation among older workers to solve the problem of an ageing population. The question arises whether delayed retirement is a sustainable solution or if it comes at the cost of certain groups in society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring Determinants of Welfare State Development in Post-Communist States: A Quantitative Comparative Analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Cem Mert Dalli; [2019]
    Keywords : good governance; welfare state; social policy; post-communist countries; comparative politics; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Since the collapse of the communist regimes of Soviet Union and Yugoslavia, the welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe have been fundamentally transformed in accordance with the process of economic liberalization in these countries. However, the underlying factors behind the diverging paths and trajectories of post-communist welfare states have yet to be understood. READ MORE

  4. 4. LESS IS MORE, OR MORE IS A MUST? A study on how European cross-sectorial social partners navigate when advocating their position on platform work.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Stina Hamberg; [2018-09-27]
    Keywords : platform work; social partners; ETUC; BUSINESSEUROPE; EU; legitimacy; digitalisation;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at examining how cross industrial social partners seek legitimacy in a European context; a context defined by a patchwork of welfare regimes where the same kind of actors can come to contradictory solutions to the same problem. In focus are the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) and BUSINESSEUROPE (BE), and how they balance between claims on the social good and their own interest as an advocacy group while acting on a labour market, shaped by digitalisation and structural transformation. READ MORE

  5. 5. The welfare state and the social rights of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children who have reached the age of majority

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Matilda Cadei Fritz; [2018]
    Keywords : Welfare state regimes; Unaccompanied asylum seekers; Social rights; Germany; Sweden;

    Abstract : In recent years, the numbers of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC) arriving to Europe have drastically increased. Due to delays in the asylum procedure, many UASC have turned 18 years old before the asylum procedure has ended. READ MORE