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Tables of Contents for Combating Poverty in Europe
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
List of Contributors
vii
 
Acknowledgements
ix
 
1 Combating poverty in Europe and Germany
Gerhard Bäcker, Walter Hanesch and Peter Krause
1
22
PART I: THE EUROPEAN WELFARE REGIMES AND THE EUROPEAN UNION
2 Welfare capitalism: The ten year impact of governments on poverty, inequality and financial risk in West Germany, the Netherlands and the USA
Bruce Headey and Ruud Muffels
23
18
3 How successful are European countries in reducing poverty? A micro-simulation with the ECHP
Birgit Otto and Jan Goebel
41
20
4 National Action Plans to combat poverty in Europe
Armindo Silva
61
14
5 Indicators for social inclusion in the European Union
Brian Nolan
75
18
PART II: INCOME, INEQUALITY, POVERTY AND REDISTRIBUTION
6 Income, poverty and dynamics in Germany
Peter Krause
93
24
7 Does low income mean poverty? Some necessary extensions of poverty indicators based on economic resources
Hans-Jürgen Andreß
117
14
8 Distribution patterns and social policy options in Germany
Richard Hauser
131
16
9 Social assistance between social protection and activation in Germany
Walter Hanesch
147
22
10 Income distribution and poverty in the OECD area: Trends and driving forces
Michael F. Förster and Mark Pearson
169
32
PART III: LABOUR MARKET RELATED POVERTY A CHALLENGE FOR SOCIAL PROTECTION AND INTEGRATION STRATEGIES
11 Labour market related poverty in Germany
Walter Hanesch
201
22
12 Immigrants between labour market and poverty
Michael Maschke
223
24
13 Social protection and activation for the unemployed
Claudia Weinkopf
247
20
14 Activation in the Western Europe of the 1990's: Did it make a difference?
Bjørn Hvinden
267
22
PART IV: FAMILIES AND CHILDREN IN POVERTY AND CONCEPTS OF FAMILY POLICY
15 Child and family poverty in Germany
Gerhard Bäcker
289
16
16 Why are day care vouchers an effective and efficient instrument to combat child poverty in Germany?
C. Katharina Spiess and Gert G. Wagner
305
12
17 Social policy strategies to combat income poverty of children and families in Europe
Bea Cantillon and Karel Van den Bosch
317
14
Index
331