Work and Welfare in Europe

Social Vulnerability in European Cities

The Role of Local Welfare in Times of Crisis

Editors: Ranci, C., Brandsen, T., Sabatinelli, S. (Eds.)

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About this book

What has been the impact on social cohesion of contemporary cities in Europe, of the rise of new social risks and of the recent economic crisis? Focussing on 20 European urban contexts, this book provides an empirical analysis of the socio-economic transformations driving the emergence of new social risks and of the capacity of welfare policies.

About the authors

Manuel Aguilar, University of Barcelona, Spain Gojko Be ovan, University of Zagreb, Crotia Sandro Cattacin, University of Geneva, Switzerland Giuliana Costa, Polytechnic of Milan, Italy Marianna d'Ovidio, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy Anna Escobedo, University of Barcelona, Spain Benjamin Ewert, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Germany Laurent Fraisse, Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire pour la Sociologie Economique, France Lara Maestripieri, Polytechnic of Milan, Italy Ilona Matysiak, University of Warsaw, Poland Patricia Naegeli, University of Geneva, Switzerland Pietro Palvarini, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy Renata Siemie?ska, University of Warsaw, Italy

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • New Social Risks and the Role of Local Welfare: An Introduction

    Ranci, Costanzo (et al.)

    Pages 3-30

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  • Social Cohesion and Global Competitiveness: Clustering Cities

    d’Ovidio, Marianna (et al.)

    Pages 31-63

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  • Changing Labor Markets and the Place of Local Policies

    Hendrickson, Manuel Aguilar (et al.)

    Pages 67-102

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  • Changing Family Needs and Local Childcare Policies

    Fraisse, Laurent (et al.)

    Pages 103-133

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  • Cities of Migration: The Challenges of Social Inclusion

    Costa, Giuliana (et al.)

    Pages 134-159

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Social Vulnerability in European Cities
Book Subtitle
The Role of Local Welfare in Times of Crisis
Editors
  • C. Ranci
  • T. Brandsen
  • S. Sabatinelli
Series Title
Work and Welfare in Europe
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-34692-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137346926
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-34691-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46715-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 306
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