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Mark Considine

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Activating states: transforming the delivery of 'welfare to work' services in Australia, the UK and the Netherlands

The frontline delivery of welfare-to-work services for the unemployed has changed significantly over the past ten years in response to structural and ideological pressures. Using benchmark data collected ten years ago, the Activating States project aims to analyse whether and how the activation of welfare...
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Partnerships and collaborative advantage: some reflections on new forms of network governance

In this background paper for next year’s conference on Governments and Communities in Partnership: From Theory to Practice, Mark Considine examines whether the end of the old rigidities in bureaucratic and institutional thinking has something really new to say to researchers, practitioners and citizens. Further...
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From risk to opportunity: labour markets in transition

This is the background paper by Stephen Ziguras, Mark Considine, Linda Hancock and Brian Howe for this week's conference, From Risk to Opportunity: Labour Markets in Transition, which is part of a project exploring new institutional arrangements in the area of social policy to cope...
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From risk to opportunity: labour markets in transition

The Centre for Public Policy, in association with the Brotherhood of St Laurence, Deakin University, Committee for Economic Development Australia and the National Institute of Economic and Industry Research, has embarked on a research project titled From Risk to Opportunity: Labour Markets in Transition. The...