Sonja Bekker at the University of Tilburg has published a new article in Politche Sociali/Social Policies. The publication can be found here: https://www.rivisteweb.it/doi/10.7389/84003 »
Tracing the interface between numerical flexibility and income security for European youth during the economic crisis Copenhagen Business School Janine Leschke Mairéad Finn This paper traces convergences in terms of flexibility and security with a focus on younger and older youth in European countries. Youth were one of the groups hardest hit by the economic crisis. Young people in most European countries are more likely to work on temporary contracts of limited duration than adults. In a majority of EU countries youth are also disadvantaged with regard to unemployment benefits. Eligibility criteria require a certain minimum period in employment before unemployment insurance benefits can be ... »
Maria Petmesidou and Periklis Polyzoidis have had two new articles published. The first is: Petmesidou, M. & Polyzoidis, P. (2015). What policy innovation for youth in the era of prolonged austerity. The case of Greece. Research Paper No. 20, OSE Paper Series This is available for download here: What policy innovation for youth in the era of prolonged austerity. The case of Greece. The second is in the European Journal of Social Security: Petmesidou, M. & Glatzer, M. 2015. The crisis imperative, reform dynamics and rescaling in Greece and Portugal. European Journal of Social Security, 17(2): 157-180. And can be viewed here: The crisis imperative, reform dynamics and rescaling in Gree... »
Publication – Welfare States under Strain in Southern Europe: Comparing Policy and Governance Changes in Portugal, Greece, Italy and Spain.
Ana M. Guillén and Emmanuele Pavolini have co-edited a special issue of the European Journal of Social Security. Ana M. Guillén and Emmanuele Pavolini (eds.) Welfare States under Strain in Southern Europe: Comparing Policy and Governance Changes in Portugal, Greece, Italy and Spain. European Journal of Social Security, 17 (2), June 2015. ISSN: 1388-2627 Articles included: “Welfare States under Strain in Southern Europe: Overview of the Special Issue” A.M. Guillén, E. Pavolini “The Crisis Imperative, Reform Dynamics and Rescaling in Greece and Portugal” M. Petmesidou, M. Glatzer “Welfare Rescaling in Italy and Spain: Political Strategies to Deal with Harsh Austerity” M. León, E.... »