Baglioni, Simone.

Civil Society Organizations, Unemployment, and Precarity in Europe : Between Service and Policy. - 1 online resource (260 pages) - eBooks on Demand Work and Welfare in Europe Ser. . - Work and Welfare in Europe Ser. .

Cover -- Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Notes on Contributors -- Civil Society, Unemployment and Precarity in Europe: An Introduction -- Part I: Resources and Activities -- 1 The Political Role of Civil Society in the Policy Field of Youth Unemployment and Precarious Working Conditions -- 2 Addressing Unemployment in Different Welfare Regimes: Civil Society Organizations and Their Strategies -- 3 Between Passion and Money: Human and Financial Resources and Patterns of Professionalization of Civil Society Organizations -- 4 The Impact of Political Opportunity Structures on the Politicization of Civil Society Organizations in the Field of Unemployment and Precarity -- Part II: Networks -- 5 Networks within the Multi-Organizational Field of Unemployment and Precarity: A Tale of Seven Cities in Europe -- 6 Cliques, Cleavages and Conflicts: Local Civil Societies in Cologne and Turin -- 7 Who Are the Powerful Actors? An Analysis of Brokerage in the Networks of Organizations Dealing with Unemployment and precarity -- 8 Inheriting Divisions? The Role of Catholic and Leftist Affiliation in Local Cooperation Networks: The Case of Italy and Poland -- 9 Mind the Gap: Local Civil Society Organizations and the European Union -- Civil Society, Unemployment, and Precarity in Europe: A Conclusion -- Index.

This book provides a Europe-wide comparative analysis of the role of civil society organizations active in the field of unemployment and precarity. It illustrates how crucial civil society organizations are for the inclusion of the young unemployed, mainly in two ways: by delivering services and by advocating policy.


Labor market -- Europe.
Nonprofit organizations -- Europe.
Unemployed youth -- Europe.
Unemployment -- Europe.
Youth -- Europe -- Social conditions.

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