The ‘compliant’, the ‘pacified’ and the ‘rebel’: Experiences with swiss disability insurance

TitreThe ‘compliant’, the ‘pacified’ and the ‘rebel’: Experiences with swiss disability insurance
Type de publicationJournal Article
Year of Publication2019
AuteursPiecek, M, Tabin, J-P, Perrin, C, Probst, I
JournalDisability & Society
ISSN0968-7599, 1360-0508
Résumé

Switzerland’s social policies in the field of disability have been significantly reshaped over the last two decades by reducing the number of allowances awarded and by increasing the recourse to vocational rehabilitation measures. What stances do individuals who experience the implementation of these policies adopt? What kind of tests are they subjected to? How can we explain the posture they adopt – be it ‘compliant’, ‘pacified’ or ‘rebellious’ – when facing the (re)assignations of their identity and professional status? Drawing on interviews conducted with individuals who have recently been involved in programmes set up by Swiss disability insurance, we highlight their uncertainties and concerns relating to their place in society, as well as their reactions to disability insurance’s interventions.

URLhttps://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09687599.2018.1545115
DOI10.1080/09687599.2018.1545115
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