Books, book chapters and journal articles

Books

Getting Welfare to Work: Street-Level Governance in Australia, the UK and the Netherlands

Considine, M., Lewis, J., O'Sullivan, S. and Sol, E. (2015), Getting Welfare to Work: Street-Level Governance in Australia, the UK and the Netherlands, Oxford: Oxford University Press

Getting Welfare to Work traces the radical reform of the Australian, UK, and Dutch public employment services systems. Starting with major changes from 1998, this book examines how each national system has moved from traditional public services towards more privately provided and market-based methods.

Contracting-out Welfare Services: Comparing National Policy Designs for Unemployment Assistance

Considine, M. and O'Sullivan, S., (eds.) (2015), Contracting-out Welfare Services: Comparing National Policy Designs for Unemployment Assistance, Oxford: Wiley Blackwell

Contracting-out Welfare Services focuses on the design and overhaul of welfare-to-work systems around the world in the light of the radical re-design of the welfare system; internationally based authors utilise a national/program case study, considering employment services policy and activation practices.

Book chapters

  • Considine, M., O'Sullivan, S. and Nguyen, P. (2015), "Governance, Boards of Directors and the Impact of Contracting on Not-for-profit (NFP) Organisations: an Australian study," in Considine, M. and O'Sullivan, S. (eds.,) Contracting-out Welfare Services: Comparing National Policy Designs for Unemployment Assistance, Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, pp. 55-74

Journal articles

Journal articles 2012-2009

Other engagement