Dario Raspanti

Dario Raspanti
University of Florence | UNIFI · Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali

PhD in Sociology

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Introduction
I am working at the Department of Politcal and Social Science of the University of Florence. My research interestes are Street-Level Bureaucracy, Active labour market policy, Public Employment Service, Labour market Policy and Innovation policy, Creativity.

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The Special Issue aims to develop new analytical tools relevant for the whole discipline by setting the scene for SLB theory in the Mediterranean countries, Eastern Europe, Asia, South America, and Africa. This could contribute to the theoretical and empirical advancement of the field. We welcome papers that adopt the SLB theory to study street-lev...
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The literature concerning active labour market policy (ALMP) in advanced economies during the post-Fordist Age is very informative. Nevertheless, surprisingly, we know little about ALMP politicization. By focusing on two archetypes of the Mediterranean countries, Italy and Spain, this study argues that the geographical distribution of social strati...
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Call for Papers for the 4th Street-level Bureaucracy Conference Copenhagen, 14th–16th of June 2022. Session 6. Setting the scene for street-level bureaucracy theory to study service provision in the global south. The conference is organized by WISER at Aalborg University and will be held in Copenhagen 14th-16th of June 2022 at Aalborg University...
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Purpose:This study aims to investigate the role of relational asymmetries in influencing the coping strategies adopted by frontline workers to deal with the policy-client role conflict. Design/methodology/approach: A comparative analysis of three different services highlights the role of the service relationships characteristics in explaining sim...
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Although often neglected, the availability of employment opportunities is central to the effectiveness of active labour market policies. Employers play a crucial role in this policy field as they are both clients and co-producers of public employment services (PES). This study focuses on that relationship and reports qualitative research conducted...
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The main aim of the study is to investigate the relationships between accountability regimes and frontline workers’ decisions. Accordingly, the research question driving the study is: How do action prescriptions occur during frontline workers’ daily work and with consequences on their practices?
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Street-level bureaucrats deal with non-voluntary clients on a day-to-day basis. Most of the public services are provided in a monopoly regime, and when a private alternative is available, it may not be affordable due to its costs. However, among the clients of public employment services (PES), there are the employers, to whom frontline workers deli...
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The availability of employment opportunities is a central issue for active labour market policies' effectiveness, although it is rarely studied (Ingold and Stuart 2014). Employers play a crucial role in this policy field as they are both clients and co-producers of public employment services (PES). As clients, they are voluntary, since job-matching...
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Le persone in cerca di lavoro non sono gli unici utenti che si rivolgono ai centri per l’impiego (CPI). Ci sono infatti anche le imprese, alle quali i CPI offrono due tipi di servizi: di consulenza riguardo i contratti di lavoro, gli sgravi ed incentivi fiscali ad essi associati; e di intermediazione di lavoro, per soddisfare le loro richieste di p...
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THE (TRICKY) ROAD TO ACTIVATION. THE ITALIAN DEBATE CONCERNING LABOUR MARKET POLICIES AND ACTIVATION. The paper focuses on the Italian academic debate concerning the introduction of the main dimensions of activation policies: conditionality, contracting and personalisation. Their penetration in the Italian legislation is described according to the...

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