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Social Policy and Citizenship: The Changing Landscape

Adalbert Evers and Anne-Marie Guillemard


In both Europe and America, the landscape of social policies has undergone fundamental changes in recent decades, especially in endeavors to develop new welfare arrangements. How does this affect citizenship-at-large as defined by the Marshallian triad of personal, democratic, and social rights? Taking nine European countries as case studies, the chapters analyze the ways that citizenship has changed in key areas such as social security, labor market policies, and social services. Other chapters concentrate on the theoretical and conceptual challenges that result from the interrelation of chan ... More

Keywords: citizenship, activation, social investment perspective, welfare state

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199754045
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754045.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Adalbert Evers, editor
Justus-Liebig-Universitat, Giessen

Anne-Marie Guillemard, editor
Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, University Paris Descartes, Sorbonne

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Front Matter

PART I General

PART II Country Cases: Western Europe

PART III Country Cases: Eastern Europe

PART IV Conclusions

15 Reconfiguring Welfare and Reshaping Citizenship

Adalbert Evers and Anne-Marie Guillemard

End Matter