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Work and Welfare in Europe

Disability Benefits, Welfare Reform and Employment Policy

Editors: Lindsay, C., Houston, D. (Eds.)

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This book aims to tackle the issues that are central to understanding and addressing one of the most important employment policy problems facing governments in the UK and beyond: the high number of people of working age claiming 'disability' or 'incapacity' benefits.

About the authors

Clare Bambra, Durham University, UK Helen Barnes, Independent Social Policy Researcher and Consultant Christina Beatty, Sheffield Hallam University, UK Judith Brown, University of Glasgow, UK Martin Brussig, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany Steve Fothergill, Sheffield Hallam University, UK Kayleigh Garthwaite, Durham University, UK Anne Green, University of Warwick, UK Daniel Horsfall, University of York, UK Matthias Knuth, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany Neil Lunt, University of York, UK Ewan B. Macdonald, University of Glasgow, UK John Macnicol, London School of Economics, UK Ian Shuttleworth, Queen's University, Northern Ireland Paul Sissons, The Work Foundation, UK Ivan Turok, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa Rickard Ulmestig, University of Jönköping, Sweden Rik van Berkel, Utrecht University, The Netherlands Jon Warren, Durham University, UK David Webster, University of Glasgow, UK

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Fit for Work? Representations and Explanations of the Disability Benefits ‘Crisis’ in the UK and Beyond

    Lindsay, Colin (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • Disability Benefits in the UK: An Issue of Health or Jobs?

    Beatty, Christina (et al.)

    Pages 15-32

  • A History of Work-Disability

    Macnicol, John

    Pages 33-53

  • Are Incapacity Benefit Claimants beyond Employment? Exploring Issues of Employability

    Green, Anne (et al.)

    Pages 54-71

  • Redefining ‘Fit For Work’: Welfare Reform and the Introduction of Employment Support Allowance

    Barnes, Helen (et al.)

    Pages 72-93

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Disability Benefits, Welfare Reform and Employment Policy
Editors
  • C. Lindsay
  • D. Houston
Series Title
Work and Welfare in Europe
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-31427-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137314277
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-34994-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34600-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 244
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