2 edition of The working poor in Europe found in the catalog.
The working poor in Europe
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Hans-Jürgen Andress, Henning Lohmann|
|LC Classifications||HD8376.5 .W675 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 323 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||323|
|LC Control Number||2008932907|
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At a time when many of the working poor are likely to become the non-working poor this book is a must-read.’ – Zoë Irving, Journal of Social Policy It is an empirically rich and analytically robust comparative collection, highlighting the variations between and contradictions of in-work poverty across Europe.’.
This book provides explanations as to why in-work poverty is high in certain countries and low in others. Much of the present concern about the working poor has to do with recent changes in labour market policies in Europe. However, this book is not primarily about low pay.
In-work poverty increased during the economic and financial crisis that hit European shores in Byten per cent of European workers were at risk of poverty, up from eight per cent in Ten per cent is a significant figure: the working.
The working poor are working people whose incomes fall below a given poverty line due to low-income jobs and low familial household income.
These are people who spend at least 27 weeks in a year working or looking for employment, but remain under the poverty threshold. In the US, the official measurement of the working poor is controversial.
Get this from a library. The working poor in Europe: employment, poverty and globalisation. [Hans-Jürgen Andress; Henning Lohmann;] -- Much of the concern about the working poor has to do with changes in labour market policies in Europe.
However, this book is not primarily about low pay. Instead, it questions whether gainful. I f the holes in Ehrenreich's argument are clear even to some college kids, the logical gaps gape even wider in the book that hopes to succeed Nickel and Dimed as the definitive left statement on the oppressiveness of low-wage work: The Working Poor, by former New York Times reporter David Shipler.
To his credit, Shipler, unlike Ehrenreich. About The Working Poor. From the author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning Arab and Jew, an intimate portrait unfolds of working American families struggling against insurmountable odds to escape poverty.
As David K. Shipler makes clear in this powerful, humane study, the invisible poor are engaged in the activity most respected in American ideology—hard, honest work. More about this item Book Chapters The following chapters of this book are listed in IDEAS.
Henning Lohmann & Ive Marx, "The Different Faces of In-Work Poverty Across Welfare State Regimes," Chapters, in: Hans-Jürgen Andreß & Henning Lohmann (ed.), The Working Poor in Europe, chapter 1, Edward Elgar g Lohmann, Get this from a library.
The working poor in Europe: employment, poverty and globalisation. [Hans-Jürgen Andress; Henning Lohmann;] -- Offers explanations as to why in-work poverty is high in certain countries.
This book questions if gainful employment is sufficient to earn a living - both for oneself and for one's family members. Extract. Henning Lohmann and Hans-Jürgen Andreß We started our research with the assumption that the incidence and sociodemographic proﬁle of the working poor in Western Europe cannot be analysed without a thorough understanding of each Cited by: 7.
Chapter 2: The Working Poor in European Welfare States: Empirical Evidence from a Multilevel Perspective Chapter 3: When Famialism Fails: The Nature and Causes of In-Work Poverty in Belgium Chapter 4: The Different Roles of Low-wage Work in Germany: Regional, Demographical and Temporal Variances in the Poverty Risk of Low-paid WorkersCited by: 3.
The “working poor” are people who spend 27 weeks or more in a year in the labor force either working or looking for work but whose incomes fall below the poverty ing to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, about million of people who spent at least 27 weeks in the labor force were poor. More at risk.
Perhaps intuitively, temporary and part-time workers are more at risk of in-work poverty than permanent workers. In the EU, per cent of those on temporary contracts and per cent of those in part-time employment are among the in-work poor.
The self-employed are at even higher risk, with percent in in-work poverty. Abstract. The working poor are individuals who work and who live in poor households. This hybrid, two-level definition — individual for labour market activity and household for the poverty status — complicates both the analysis and interpretation of this phenomenon (Peña-Casas and Latta, ; Ponthieux, ).Cited by: 3.
The ranks of the working poor are growing because wages at the bottom have dropped, adjusted for inflation. With increasing numbers of Americans taking low-paying jobs in retail sales, restaurants. The ranks of the working poor are growing because wages at the bottom have dropped, adjusted for inflation.
With increasing numbers of Americans taking low-paying jobs in retail sales, restaurants, hotels, hospitals, childcare, elder care, and other personal services, the pay of the bottom fifth is falling closer to the minimum wage. Like millions of other Americans, Rodgers is working, but still poor.
A combination of meager pay and insufficient hours leaves these folks unable to get by, much less move up the economic ladder. The Working Poor in Europe Employment, Poverty and Globalization Edited by Hans-Jürgen Andreß University of Cologne, Germany Henning Lohmann German Socio-Economic Panel Study – DIW/Berlin, Germany Edward Elgar Cheltenham, UK • Northampton, MA, USA M - ANDREß 29/5/08 pm Page iii Phil's G4 Phil's G4:Users:phil:Public: PHI.
But Germany is also a socially divided country: in this rich country, the working poor are a reality – they are people who work 40 to 50 hours a week but who cannot make a living.” euros. This is a story on the working poor and homeless in the USA.
This story went to air on the 4 Corners program ABC TV 13th of March. Publications from WPFP. Strengthening State Systems and Policies to Foster Two-Generation Strategies and Practices. In latewith the support of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, The Working Poor Families Project began working directly with five WPFP state partners in AR, CO, GA, KY, and NC to enhance their state’s commitment and ability to serve and support adults .Inpeople living in the EU but born in a non-EU country had a % at-risk-of-poverty-or-social-exclusion rate.
The rate was lower for people born in an EU-country other than the one they were living in, at %. Among the people who resided in their country of birth, % were at risk of poverty or social exclusion. Thus, people.Both England and America have a phenomena know as the working poor, these are people that work one or more jobs yet still cannot make ends meet.
This book was written by a journalist investigating what's it like to be a low pay worker in America. The author took various low paying jobs and tried to survive on the wages and had a very tough by: