|aThe disabling state of an active society /|cby Mikael Holmqvist.
|aFarnham, England :|bAshgate,|cc2009.
|aviii, 169 p. ;|c24 cm.
|aWelfare and society
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aSamhall : a popular activation program -- Identifying the needy -- Entering Samhall -- Preparatory examinations -- Finding the client the right place -- Developing teamwork -- Structuring behavior -- Specializing behavior -- Motivating managers -- Sheltering from reality's complexity -- Developing in a disabled world -- Exiting as "non-disabled" -- Lock-in as disabled -- Good intentions, misunderstood results? -- The disabling state of an active society.
|a"This book is based on a detailed ethnographic study of the highly praised Swedish rehabilitation organization Samhal, which the author augments with archival research on activation programs in Sweden and extensive interviews with both welfare agencies and jobseekers."--BOOK JACKET.