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Employability and New Zealand Welfare Restructuring

Lunt, N. (2006) Employability and New Zealand Welfare Restructuring. Policy And Politics, 34 (3). pp. 473-494. ISSN 0305-5736

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Abstract

The article discusses employability within New Zealand. It outlines a series of initiatives around welfare reform that have targeted disabled people, unemployed groups, lone parents and women reentering jobs, youth, and ethnic groupings. A fourfold critique of employability is suggested around labour market outcomes, social exclusion, human resource development and broader citizenship concerns. Situating New Zealand within the broader welfare-to-work literature, the article identifies how employability constitutes a distinct electoral strategy, and outlines the future direction employability is likely to take.

Item Type: Article
Academic Units: The University of York > The York Management School
Depositing User: York RAE Import
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2009 11:07
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2009 11:07
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/030557306777695271
Status: Published
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Identification Number: 10.1332/030557306777695271
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/7266

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