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The Contentious Politics of Unemployment in Europe

Welfare States and Political Opportunities

Editors: Giugni, M. (Ed.)

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This book provides a novel approach to unemployment as a contested political field in Europe and examines the impact of welfare state regimes, conceived as political opportunity structures specific to this field, public debates and collective mobilizations in unemployment politics.

About the authors

SIMONE BAGLIONI is a research fellow at Bocconi University, Milan, Italy BRITTA BAUMGARTEN is Research fellow of the Research Group Civil Society, Citizenship and political Mobilization at the Social Science Research Center Berlin, Germany MICHEL BERCLAZ works in the field of public policies evaluation for the state of Geneva DIDIER CHABANET is Associate Research Fellow at the University Institute of European Studies, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain MANLIO CINALLI is Associate Research Professor at Sciences Po Paris, France DONATELLA DELLA PORTA is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute, Italy KATHARINA FÜGLISTER is a Ph.D candidate and teaching assistant at the Institute of Political Science at the University of Zurich, Switzerland MARCO GIUGNI is a researcher at the Laboratoire de recherches sociales et politiques appliquées (resop) and teaches at the Department of Political Science at the University of Geneva, Switzerland MARINA KALANDER BLOMQVIST is a public health specialist at the division for Research and Public Health, at Landstinget in Värmland, Sweden, and a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at Karlstad University, Sweden CHRISTIAN LAHUSEN is Professor for Sociology at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Siegen, Germany ANNULLA LINDERS is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Cincinnati, USA PAUL STATHAM is Professor of Political Sociology and Director of EurPolCom, the Centre for European Political Communications, hosted by the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies at the University of Bristol, UK

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • The Contentious Politics of Unemployment in Europe: An Introduction

    Giugni, Marco

    Pages 1-16

  • Welfare States, Political Opportunities, and Claim Making in the Field of Unemployment Politics

    Cinalli, Manlio (et al.)

    Pages 19-42

  • The Protest on Unemployment: Forms and Opportunities

    Porta, Donatella

    Pages 43-69

  • Networks and Political Contention over Unemployment: A Comparison of Britain, Germany, and Switzerland

    Cinalli, Manlio (et al.)

    Pages 70-93

  • A Precarious Balance of Interests: Unions and the Unemployed in Europe

    Linders, Annulla (et al.)

    Pages 97-126

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Contentious Politics of Unemployment in Europe
Book Subtitle
Welfare States and Political Opportunities
Editors
  • M. Giugni
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-30420-8
DOI
10.1057/9780230304208
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-23616-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-31429-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 283
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