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Laenen, Meuleman, Otto, Roosma & Van Lancker (2020).
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  • March 17, 2021

Leading Social Policy Analysis from the Front. Essays in Honour of Wim van Oorschot. Leuven: Centre for Sociological Research, KU Leuven.

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Laenen & Roosma (2021).
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  • March 16, 2021

How to Study Welfare State Legitimacy. An Analytical Model Inspired by the Work of Wim van Oorschot. In: T. Laenen et al., (Eds.). Leading Social Policy Analysis from the Front. Essays in Honour of Wim van Oorschot. Leuven: Centre for Sociological Research, KU Leuven.

Abstract. In this essay, we merge Wim van Oorchot’s two main contributions to the welfare attitudes literature in one analytical framework, which asserts that in order to fully grasp the social legitimacy of a welfare state, one should study popular attitudes towards its various provisions directed at different target groups (for example, unemployment benefits and social assistance), and within these provisions, towards its different dimensions (for example, redistribution design and intended and unintended outcomes). We hope this framework will serve as a valuable roadmap for future researchers interested in charting the social legitimacy of any given welfare state.

Link: https://soc.kuleuven.be/ceso/spsw/news/new-book-leading-social-policy-analysis-from-the-front-essays-in-honor-of-wim-van-oorschot

Laenen, Meuleman & van Oorschot (2020).
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  • December 9, 2019

Welfare State Legitimacy in Times of Crisis and Austerity: Between Continuity and Change. Edward Elgar Publishing.

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Laenen (2020).
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  • November 11, 2019

How Popular Deservingness Perceptions Mediate the Link Between Unemployment Policies and their Public Support. In Laenen, T., et al. (Eds.), Welfare State Legitimacy in Times of Crisis and Austerity: Between Continuity and Change. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

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Laenen (2020).
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  • October 2, 2019

Welfare Deservingness and Welfare Policy. Popular Deservingness Opinions and their Interaction with Welfare State Policies. Edward Elgar Publishing.

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Laenen & Meuleman (2017).
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  • January 1, 2017

A Universal Rank Order of Deservingness? Geographical, Temporal and Social-Structural Comparisons. In W. van Oorschot et al. (Eds.), The Social Legitimacy of Targeted Welfare: Attitudes to Welfare Deservingness. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

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