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Refugee or Alien?

The Long-Term Influence of Eastern European Jewish Immigrants on the Reception of German Jews into Great Britain in the 1930s

Diana Packer

obtaining car insurance, a quota system in some public schools and discrimination in employment. In order to combat and monitor the influence of the British Union of Fascists and increasing anti-Semitism, the Board of Deputies founded the Defence Committee

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Ernst Leitz of Wetzlar and Helping the Persecuted

Scope of the Research and Some Reflections

Frank Dabba Smith

much smaller company helped, on an individual basis, about eighty Jews and non-Jews who were persecuted by the Nazi regime. This assistance was rendered in three primary but non-exclusive ways: first, giving training and/or employment to Jews, half

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Getting by or getting ahead

State social spending and financialization in Peru

Susan Vincent

from 2004 to 2014 ( MEF 2016: 8 )—there is precarious employment for men and women, and small-scale farming is in decline. Pensions, from both employment and the state, along with a range of state-funded programs, have gained in importance. Through

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Tuuli Lähdesmäki, Sigrid Kaasik-Krogerus, and Katja Mäkinen

cultural policy tools as cities and art institutes have managed to successfully apply for noncultural earmarked funds by highlighting in their projects employment and enterprise rather than culture. 7 Both explicit and implicit EU cultural policies are

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Emptiness and its futures

Staying and leaving as tactics of life in Latvia

Dace Dzenovska

—abandoned collective farm buildings, old mechanical shops, or woodcutting facilities—as markers of a bygone era of employment and, increasingly, social life. “There is no work in the countryside,” people told me over and over again, “there is only work in the post

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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

( Namibian 1995a , 1995b , 1995c , 1995d ). In response, the government chose a course of action that drastically diverged from the typical course of reintegration programs—mass public employment. 4 Through this effort called ‘Peace Project’ more than 18

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Anticipating Relations

Beyond Reciprocity and Obligation in the Ger Districts of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Elizabeth Fox

supply of meat to see a family through the winter). For some years, Badrakh worked in construction during the summer, recruited for jobs by Ulzii's youngest brother. While relational networks can provide access to employment and other necessities, they

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Re/Making Immigration Policy through Practice

How Social Workers Influence What It Means to Be a Refused Asylum Seeker

Kathryn Tomko Dennler

, precluding access to employment, mainstream benefits, and asylum support, making it very difficult for them to meet their basic needs. Most receive no statutory support whatsoever ( Refugee Council 2012 ), while some receive housing and food vouchers under

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“I Don't Want to Spend My Life under a Toilet Seat”

Aspiration, Belonging, and Responsible Masculinities in the Lives of White, Working-Class Boys in a Youth Inclusion Program at the YMCA

Ross Wignall

Focusing on white, working-class boys (14–18 years old) not in employment, education, or training (NEET) who engaged in a youth inclusion program the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), this article explores how a spatially informed analysis

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Joint Report Team

This paper combines two documents on employment flexibility and security prepared in the context of the research project ‘Social Quality and the Policy Domain of Employment,’ undertaken by the European Foundation on Social Quality. The first document relates to work time in Europe, its social distribution and its evolution – the crucial importance of work time for the approach of flexibility is not to be demonstrated, as it is one of the main factors, alongside other characteristics, such as skills and working conditions, that have been promoted under the general umbrella of ‘employment flexibility ’as a panacea for bringing the ‘Old Europe ’back in line with the successfully job-creating U.S. economy. At the same time, people at work themselves increasingly recognise work-time flexibility as a fundamental instrument of quality of life. To achieve such flexibility will require significant social investment, such as support from the Welfare State and a full regulation framework.