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The Origins of Active Social PolicyLabour Market and Childcare Policies in a Comparative Perspective$
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Giuliano Bonoli

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199669769

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669769.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) 1 Introduction
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The Origins of Active Social Policy
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Giuliano Bonoli

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669769.003.0001

This chapter presents the main puzzles addressed in the book. These include the fact that, contrary to expectations based on mainstream theory, the past ten to fifteen years have seen an expansion in policy areas such as active labour market policy and childcare; the fact that we witness a convergence towards an active welfare state across welfare regimes; and finally, the fact that Southern European countries are lagging behind in this development. It then discusses the methodological approach followed in the book, and concludes by highlighting its structure.

Keywords:   welfare state, active social policy, recalibration, activation, active labour market policy, childcare

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