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  • The Contentious Politics of Unemployment in Europeby Marco Giugni

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    This book provides a novel approach to unemployment as a contested political field in Europe and examines the impact of welfare state regimes, conceived as political opportunity structures specific to this field, public debates and collective mobilizations in unemployment politics. more...

  • The Politics of Unemployment in Europeby Marco Giugni

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a state-of-the-art discussion of the political issues surrounding unemployment in Europe. Its unique combination offers both a policy and institutional perspective, whilst studying the viewpoint of individual civil society members engaging in collective action on the issue of joblessness. It is the result of Marco Giugni’s three year... more...

  • Social Capital, Political Participation and Migration in Europeby Dr Laura Morales; Marco Giugni

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 110.00

    How can European societies more effectively promote the active engagement of immigrants and their children in the political and civic life of the countries where they live? This book examines the effect of migrants' individual attributes and resources, their social capital and the political opportunities on their political integration. more...

  • Dialogues on Migration Policyby Marco Giugni; Florence Passy

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 37.99

    Dialogues on Migration Policy brings together leading American and European scholars of immigration politics to address migration policy. Editors Marco Giugni and Florence Passy's aim to present a number of informed 'dialogues' addressing three main theoretical concerns in this field: the role of the national state in a globalizing world, the determinants... more...

  • Civil Society Organizations, Unemployment, and Precarity in Europeby Simone Baglioni; Marco Giugni

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This book provides a Europe-wide comparative analysis of the role of civil society organizations active in the field of unemployment and precarity. It illustrates how crucial civil society organizations are for the inclusion of the young unemployed, mainly in two ways: by delivering services and by advocating policy. more...

  • Austerity and Protestby Marco Giugni; Maria Grasso

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    What is the relationship between economic crises and protest behaviour? Does the experience of austerity, or economic hardship more broadly defined, create a greater potential for protest? With protest movements and events such as the Indignados and the Occupy Movement receiving a great deal of attention in the media and in the popular imaginary in... more...

  • Jobless Citizensby Marco Giugni; Jasmine Lorenzini

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 52.60

    This book examines patterns of political engagement of long-term unemployed youth. The authors show how unemployment affects the personal, social, and political life of young people. Focusing on the case of Geneva in Switzerland, the study shows the importance of socioeconomic, relational, psychological, and institutional resources for the political... more...

  • How Social Movements Matterby Marco Giugni; Doug McAdam; Charles Tilly

    University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 59.93

    We have all witnessed social movements and felt their effects—some subtle, others profound. This volume brings together well-known scholars to assess the impact of such movements over time in different countries, and on various segments of society. more...

  • Contested Citizenshipby Ruud Koopmans; Paul Statham; Marco Giugni

    University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 63.75

    Presenting an unprecedented wealth of empirical research, Contested Citizenship compares collective actions by migrants, xenophobes, and antiracists in Germany, Britain, France, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. Revealing striking cross-national differences in how immigration and diversity are contended by different national governments, these authors... more...

  • From Contention to Democracyby Marco G. Giugni; Doug McAdam; Charles Tilly

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 45.50

    From Contention to Democracy addresses a crucial aspect of contemporary societies: the role of social movements for political and social change. The volume gathers together essays written by prominent social theorists who have been asked to reflect on the relationship between movements and processes of social, political, and cultural change. more...