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Working poverty in Europe

Neil Fraser

Working poverty in Europe

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor,
  • Employment,
  • Working poor

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Neil Fraser, Rodolfo Gutierrez, Ramon Pena-Casas
    ContributionsGutiérrez, Rodolfo, Peña-Casas, Ramón
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8376.5 .W68 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24839366M
    ISBN 109780230290105
    LC Control Number2011013745


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Offering a comparative perspective, this book examines working poverty - those in work who are still classified as 'poor'. It argues that the growth in numbers of working poor in Europe is due to the transition from a Keynesian Welfare State to a 'post-fordist' model of production.

Offering a comparative perspective, this book examines working poverty - those in work who are still classified as 'poor'. It argues that the growth in numbers of working poor in Europe is due to the transition from a Keynesian Welfare State to a 'post-fordist' model of : Palgrave Macmillan UK.

Offering a comparative perspective, thisbook examines working poverty - those in work who are still classified as 'poor'. It argues that the growth in numbers of working poor in Europe is due to the transition from a Keynesian Welfare State to a 'post-fordist' model of : N.

Fraser. Offering a comparative perspective, this book examines working poverty - those in work who are still classified as 'poor'. It argues that the growth in numbers of working poor in Europe is due to the transition from a Keynesian Welfare State to a 'post-fordist' model of production.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Working Poverty in Europe by N. Fraser, R. Gutierrez, R. Pena-Casas; 1 edition; First published in This book provides explanations as to why in-work poverty is high in certain countries and low in others.

Much of the present concern about the working poor has to do with recent changes in labour market policies in Europe. However, this book is not primarily about low pay.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource: Contents: PART I --Introduction; R. Gutǐrrez, R. Pęa-Casas & N. Fraser --In-work-poverty in Europe: A Comparative Perspective; A. Goerne --Worlds of Working Poverty: Cross-national Variation in the Mechanisms that Produce Working Poverty; E.

Crettaz & G. Bonoli --PART II. The ‘working poor’ are a substantial group, the latest estimate putting 10% of European workers at risk of poverty, up from 8% in This report describes the development of in-work poverty in the EU since the crisis ofpicking up where an earlier Eurofound report on this subject, published inended and looks at what countries have done to combat the problem.

The emerging working poverty literature in Europe has mainly been analysing which sociodemographic and job characteristics are associated with an increased in-work poverty risk and how these.

The working poor are working people whose incomes fall below a given poverty line due to low-income jobs and low familial household income. These are people who spend at least 27 weeks in a year working or looking for employment, but remain under the poverty threshold.

In the US, the official measurement of the working poor is controversial. BY Fraser, Neil (Author) [{ Working Poverty in Europe: A Comparative Approach (Work and Welfare in Europe (Hardcover)) By Fraser, Neil (Author) Jul - (Hardcover) } ] [Neil Fraser] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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After a slight decrease in following three. lished that stated markedly rising in-work poverty rates in Europe. They focus on the extent of the poverty risk among employed persons in Europe (Bardone and Guio ), the socio-demographic profile of the working poor (Eurostat b; Ponthieux ) or the influenceFile Size: KB.

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But Germany is also a socially divided country: in this rich country, the working poor are a reality – they are people who work 40 to 50 hours a week but who cannot make a living.” euros. Visit Rick Steves Classroom Europe and enter "Hunger" into the search box.

Read a book about global poverty. Here are four titles I found especially helpful: Understanding Global Poverty (by Serena Cosgrove and Benjamin Curtis). While this reads like a textbook, it was a huge help for me as I gathered ideas before writing my script and. First, as the chapters in this book make clear, in-work poverty in Europe is a diverse, multifaceted phenomenon that occurs in equally diverse institutional, economic and socio-demographic settings.

Any effective set of policy measures to prevent or Cited by: 7. The “working poor” are people who spend 27 weeks or more in a year in the labor force either working or looking for work but whose incomes fall below the poverty ing to the U.S.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, about million of people who spent at least 27 weeks in the labor force were poor. The international political economy of the working poor in Western Europe Lucia Pradella PART IV EUROPE AND THE US Labor market flexibilization, and in-work poverty: A comparative analysis of Germany, Austria and Switzerland Nina-Sophie Fritsch and Roland Verwiebe In-work poverty in Southern Europe: The case of Italy.

Description. In-work at-risk-of-poverty rate refers to the percentage of persons in the total population who declared to be at work (employed or self-employed) who are at-risk-of-poverty (i.e. with an equivalised disposable income below the risk-of-poverty threshold, which is set at 60 % of the national median equivalised disposable income (after social transfers)).

[Excerpt] The working poor are a substantial group in the overall poverty statistics and are estimated to constitute 10% of European workers.

This report examines in-work poverty in the European Union, picking up where a previous Eurofound report on this subject, published inended. It looks at how in-work poverty evolved in the aftermath of the financial crisis ofbased on Cited by: 2. Chapter 9: Is Work a Route Out of Poverty: What Have New Labour’s Welfare-to-Work Measures Meant for the Working Poor in Britain.

Chapter Low Pay and Household Poverty During Ireland’s Economic Boom; Chapter Combating In-Work Poverty in Europe: The Policy Options Assessed; Chapter Explaining In-Work Poverty Within and Across. F orty years ago a young, radical journalist helped ignite the War on Poverty with his pioneering book The Other its pages, Michael Harrington warned that the recently proclaimed age of affluence was a mirage, that beneath the surface of U.S.

prosperity lay tens of millions of people stuck in hopeless poverty that only massive government intervention could help. • The risk of poverty for adults living in working households has risen by %, from % to %, between /5 and / By the final year of this period, 60% of people of all ages living in poverty were living in working households – the highest figure yet Size: 1MB.

FEAD Network. The FEAD Network is an open membership community for people providing assistance to the most deprived in Europe. The FEAD Network brings together those working to reduce the worst forms of poverty in European countries.

This includes EU level NGOs like the European Food Banks Federation and EU institutions, organisations interested in or delivering FEAD-funded activities and. Downloadable. For a long time in-work poverty was not associated with European welfare states. Recently, the topic has gained relevance as welfare state retrenchment and international competition in globalized economies has put increasing pressures on individuals and families.

This book provides explanations as to why in-work poverty is high in certain countries and low in by: 7. Given that many working people are also poor, Labor Day is good time to talk about poverty in the United States.

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This study provides an accessible and authorit /5(10). As Figure 2 shows, monetary poverty was the most widespread form of poverty inwith million people ( % of the EU population) living at risk of poverty after social transfers.

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The working poor are a substantial group in the overall poverty statistics and are estimated to constitute 10% of European workers.

This report examines in-work poverty in the European Union, picking up where a previous Eurofound report on this subject, published in. Obviously, the labour market performance with regard to in-work poverty of EU countries varies greatly.

Whereas the in-work poverty rate in Finland is only percent, in Romania percent of the employed are working poor. Figure 1: In-work poverty rates in the EU in percent of the employed in the age of 18 to 64 years for the year “MT [Mother Teresa] was not a friend of the poor.

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While the countries of Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union have made significant progress in reducing poverty in the past five years, poverty and vulnerability remain significant problems. More than 60 million are poor and more than million are vulnerable.

In France, denying jobs, healthcare or housing to people in poverty is well on the way to becoming illegal. The UK could learn from such a crackdown on demonisation Published: 27 Jul LINK TO OPEN ACCESS.

This book is output from an international workshop held in June in St. Petersburg and takes stock of the diverse and divergent welfare trajectories of post-socialist countries across central, eastern, and southeastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.

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It is : Douglas Stuart. Children across Europe tell us that what poverty means for them is going to school on an empty stomach, being stressed because parents can’t pay the rent, spending winter in cold homes and schools, not having enough money to buy a book and not daring to have hopes and dreams.

No European country is free from child poverty. More than 26 million children are at risk of poverty. Number of European working poor doubles in a decade By Elisabeth Zimmermann 12 July More and more people in work in Europe are being forced into poverty.