Unemployment Provisions for Self-employed EU Citizens: A European Law Blog Commentary on the Gusa Case

by Dion Kramer (TransJudFare) The WSF research project TransJudFare studies the impact of the European Court of Justice on national welfare policies. As part of this, the Amsterdam team of TransJudFare regularly publishes blog posts commenting on legal developments in the field of EU free movement law. Especially now with Brexit looming and the prospect … More Unemployment Provisions for Self-employed EU Citizens: A European Law Blog Commentary on the Gusa Case

New UPWEB Working Papers: Portuguese and British Health Service Providers and Practices of Welfare Bricolage

Welfare Bricolage in Portuguese Service Providers: From Challenges to Strategies 2017 by Jessica Lopes, Beatriz Padilla, Simone Castellani and Vera Rodrigues (UPWEB) Project UPWEB explores the multiple approaches that residents living in superdiverse neighbourhoods use to meet their health needs, encompassing the perspectives of service users and providers based on innovative techniques conducted in two … More New UPWEB Working Papers: Portuguese and British Health Service Providers and Practices of Welfare Bricolage

TransJudFare Puzzle Piece: No Welfare Tourism in Denmark

by Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen (TransJudFare) As part of the TransJudFare team, Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen from University of Copenhagen wrote a puzzle piece to disseminate recent findings from the project to Danish media and stakeholders. The findings were featured in two articles in the Danish newspaper Politiken, one on the myth of welfare tourism and one … More TransJudFare Puzzle Piece: No Welfare Tourism in Denmark

New WelfSOC Publication: The Everyday Language of Moral Welfare Judgement

Project WelfSOC studies the ideas of ordinary people about the future development of welfare in Europe, based on five innovative deliberative forums and focus groups conducted in Denmark, Germany, Norway, Slovenia and the United Kingdom which addressed the question “What should the priorities of the government in [country] be for benefits and services in 2040?”. In his new … More New WelfSOC Publication: The Everyday Language of Moral Welfare Judgement

Understanding the Micro and Macro Politics of Health: A Research Agenda by Project HiNEWS

by Anna Gkiouleka (HiNEWS) We live in times that austerity, conflict, increased forced migration and socio-political instability fuel traditional and new social struggles. In this climate, health inequalities emerge as the outcome of structural forces and unequal power relations reframing health as a social and political notion. Hence, to understand and tackle health inequalities, we … More Understanding the Micro and Macro Politics of Health: A Research Agenda by Project HiNEWS