Agents of the welfare state : how caseworkers respond to need in the United States, Germany, and Sweden / Christopher J. Jewell.

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Edition:1st ed.
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Book Overview: Responding to Need in Diverse State Settings
  • 2. Linking Welfare Caseworker Decision Making to State Institutions
  • 3. Welfare Caseworkers in California, the United States: Eligibility Technicians and the Regulation of Desert
  • 4. Welfare Caseworkers in Bremen, Germany: Entitlement Scholars in a Highly Regulated State
  • 5. Welfare Caseworkers in Malmo, Sweden: Social Workers and the Consultation Culture
  • 6. Welfare-to-Work Caseworkers in California, the United States: Institutionalizing the Search for Employment
  • 7. Welfare-to-Work Caseworkers in Bremen, Germany: Resource Brokering into Vocational Training and the Secondary Labor Market
  • 8. Welfare-to-Work Caseworkers in Malmo, Sweden: The Emergence of Individualized Employment Services in Municipal Activation Agencies
  • 9. Comparing Welfare Administration in the Three Worlds of Social Welfare
  • Appendix. Interview Data.