Makeshift Work in a Changing Labour Market : The Swedish Model in the Post-Financial Crisis Era

By: Garsten, CContributor(s): Lindvert, J | Thedvall, RMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015Description: 1 online resource (222 p.)ISBN: 9781783479740Subject(s): Employment agencies | Financial crises | Foreign workers -- Europe | Globalization -- Economic aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Makeshift Work in a Changing Labour Market : The Swedish Model in the Post-Financial Crisis EraDDC classification: 331.12/8 | 331.1209485 LOC classification: HD5861Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: makeshift work in a global labour market; PART I A market to mediate employment takes shape; 2. A policy for the new job market; 3. The dual role of the Public Employment Service: to support and control; 4. Public employment officers as brokers and therapists; 5. A labour market of opportunities? Specialists assess work ability and disability; 6. Temporary staffing: balancing cooperation and competition; 7. Transition programmes: a disciplining practice; PART II People in the new labour market
8. Market-oriented relationships in working life: on the perception of being employable9. Home help work: balancing loyalties; 10. In the name of evidence-based practice: managing social workers through science, standards and transparency; 11. Skills development: an empty offer?; 12. The labour market as a market: exchangeability, measurability and accountability; Index
Summary: In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, people who had never before had cause to worry about losing their jobs entered the ranks of the unemployed for the first time. In Sweden, the welfare state has been radically challenged and mass unemployment has become a reality in what used to be viewed as a model case for a full employment society. With an emphasis on Sweden in the context of transnational regulatory change, Makeshift Work in a Changing Labour Market discusses how the market mediates employment and moves on to explore the ways in which employees adjust to a new labour market.
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Cover; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: makeshift work in a global labour market; PART I A market to mediate employment takes shape; 2. A policy for the new job market; 3. The dual role of the Public Employment Service: to support and control; 4. Public employment officers as brokers and therapists; 5. A labour market of opportunities? Specialists assess work ability and disability; 6. Temporary staffing: balancing cooperation and competition; 7. Transition programmes: a disciplining practice; PART II People in the new labour market

8. Market-oriented relationships in working life: on the perception of being employable9. Home help work: balancing loyalties; 10. In the name of evidence-based practice: managing social workers through science, standards and transparency; 11. Skills development: an empty offer?; 12. The labour market as a market: exchangeability, measurability and accountability; Index

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, people who had never before had cause to worry about losing their jobs entered the ranks of the unemployed for the first time. In Sweden, the welfare state has been radically challenged and mass unemployment has become a reality in what used to be viewed as a model case for a full employment society. With an emphasis on Sweden in the context of transnational regulatory change, Makeshift Work in a Changing Labour Market discusses how the market mediates employment and moves on to explore the ways in which employees adjust to a new labour market.

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