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Neighbourhoods, networks and unemployment: The role of neighbourhood disadvantage and local networks in taking up work
We bring together research on social networks and neighbourhood disadvantage to examine how they jointly affect unemployed individuals’ probability of re-entering employment. Data from the UK Household Longitudinal Study ...
Markets or unions? De‐unionisation and German firms' provision of flexible working‐time policies from 2002 to 2016
Working‐time regimes structure time‐use and (gender) inequality, but processes shaping the availability of flexible working‐hours arrangements remain poorly understood. This study adopts a longitudinal perspective to ...
Gender and attitudes toward welfare state reform: Are women really social investment promoters?
This article contributes to the study of the demand side of welfare politics by investigating gender differences in social investment preferences systematically. Building on the different functions of social investment ...
By the sweat of their brow? The effects of starting work again after pension age on life satisfaction in Germany and the United Kingdom
In recent years, the employment rates of people of pension age have increased considerably. However, longitudinal evidence on the effects of this employment on wellbeing which might contribute to an evaluation of this ...
The concept of instrument constituencies: accounting for dynamics and practices of knowing governance
As a new concept in policy analysis, instrument constituencies shed light on the ‘supply side’ of policy-making and thereby fill a gap in our understanding of national and transnational policy dynamics. Policy instruments ...