>HOME >DATABASE

King, Desmond, 1995, Actively Seeking Work?: The Politics of Unemployment and Welfare Policy in the United States and Great Britain, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.


King, Desmond, 19950315, Actively Seeking Work?: The Politics of Unemployment and Welfare Policy in the United States and Great Britain, Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press. 16+331p $23.00(PB) ISBN-10: 0226436225 [amazon](look inside)


‘Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

1. Work-Welfare in Great Britain and the United States

The Labor Movement or Power Resources Framework
@Category A
@Category B
@Category C
The State Centric Framework
Work-Welfare, Politics, and Institutions
@The Founding of Labor Exchanges
@Unions
@Employers
@Parties
@Liberal reformers
@The State
The Institutionalization of Work-Welfare
Conclusion

2. "A Permanent Club for the Unemployed"? Establishing Labor Exchanges in Great Britain and the United States

Market Efficiency and Work-tests
Employers, Unionists, and the Unmmployed
Representation of Interests
Exchange and Industrial Disputes
Exchange and Wages
The Hoover Veto
USES and Unemployment Compensation
Conclusion

3. "Financial Succour for the Unemployed"? The Institutionalization of British and American Exchanges

The Placement Record
Placement Attained: The Second World War
Explaining the Poor Placement Records
Work Tests
Weak National Control
The Politics of Institutioalization
@Britain: Employers, Unions, and Exchanges
@The United States: Congress, the ICESA, and Segregation
Separating Placement and Benefit Work
Conclusion

4. "A Cheap Pool of Forced Labor"? Work-Welfare Training Policy

From Benefits to Placement
From Training Policy to Work-Welfare
Johnson's Great Society
The USES and the Great Society
The Politics of Training
Conclusion

5. Breaking the "Spider's Web of Dependency": The Pyrrhic Triumph of Modern Work-Welfare

Work-Welfare and the Duties of Citizenship
Reform and the Liberal Tradition
The Politics of Reform
Administering Work-Welfare
Conclusion

6. Conclusion: The Politics of Institutions

The Reform of Work-welfare: Coalitions and Institutional Legacies
History, Institutions, and Politics



Appendix: Comparative Tables on Work-Welfare
Notes
Bibliography
Index



‘ƒƒ‚



»μF¬—Ρ—Eli—§–½ŠΩ‘εŠw‘εŠw‰@ζ’[‘‡ŠwpŒ€‹†‰Θj
UP:20070312@REV: http://www.ritsumei.ac.jp/acd/gr/gsce/db1990/9503kd.htm
žuƒ[ƒNƒtƒFƒA‚Μ•‹yvƒtƒ@ƒCƒ‹http://www.ritsumei.ac.jp/~ps010988/spread.htm

TOP @HOME(http://www.ritsumei.ac.jp/acd/gr/gsce/)ž