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Gendered aspects of activation policies: the limits of welfare to work

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The current UK government has invested heavily in labour market activation, both as an economic and social strategy. This has resulted in the phased introduction of significant changes to welfare provision, operating alongside other activation-based initiatives, including a high-profile skills agenda, a national childcare strategy, and ‘family-friendly’ employment policies to smooth the path to paid work for those with family responsibilities.

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Peer reviewed

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University of Kent
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University of Oxford
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Foundation for Law, Justice and Society Publisher's website
Series:
The social contract revisited
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http://www.fljs.org/content/social-contract-revisited-publications
Publication date:
2009-01-01

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