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Resisting Marginalization – Unemployment Experience and Social Policy in the European Union - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Resisting Marginalization: Unemployment Experience and Social Policy in the European Union

Duncan Gallie


This book brings together recent studies on marginalisation in the labour market with studies on policy initiatives aimed at reducing the risks of marginalisation. Labour market marginalisation centres on the processes that lead to people finding difficulty entering or re-entering employment. The chapters draw upon several large-scale, multi-country research projects funded by the European Union under the Fourth and Fifth Framework Programmes. The projects involved multidisciplinary research teams — mainly economists, jurists, social psychologists, and sociologists — which allowed similar issu ... More

Keywords: marginalisation, labour market, labour policy, unemployment, policy initiatives

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Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780199271849
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2005 DOI:10.1093/0199271844.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Duncan Gallie, editor
Professor of Sociology and Official Fellow of Nuffield College, University of Oxford
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