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The evolution of the European Employment Strategy: towards full employment

Diamond Ashiagbor

in The European Employment Strategy: Labour Market Regulation and New Governance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279647
eISBN:
9780191707278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279647.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter examines the European Employment Strategy, particularly the employment guidelines, the institutional framework for employment policy generation, and the implications of the attempt to ... More


The influence of the European Employment Strategy on Member States’ employment policies, regulatory strategies and labour law

Diamond Ashiagbor

in The European Employment Strategy: Labour Market Regulation and New Governance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279647
eISBN:
9780191707278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279647.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter assesses the extent to which the European Employment Strategy has ‘Europeanised’ national policy. The legal significance of the National Action Plans for Employment (NAPs) is analysed, ... More


New Risks at the EU Level; A Spillover from Open Market Policies?

Trine P. Larsen and Peter Taylor-Gooby

in New Risks, New Welfare: The Transformation of the European Welfare State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199267262
eISBN:
9780191602023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019926726X.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

New social risks are at the forefront of the EU's social policy agenda. In part, this is because a new social risk approach fits with open market policies, which stress constraints on state ... More


Employment

Mark Bell

in Racism and Equality in the European Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199297849
eISBN:
9780191711565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297849.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter examines EU law and policy in the field of employment and considers the extent to which they reflect the objectives of combating racism and promoting ethnic equality. It examines EU ... More


The European Employment Strategy: Labour Market Regulation and New Governance

Diamond Ashiagbor

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279647
eISBN:
9780191707278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279647.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

Labour law and social policy have long provided an arena within which key debates over the depth and pace of European integration have taken place. Increasingly, as the European Union's employment ... More


Conceptualizing European unemployment: the emergence of a European employment policy

Diamond Ashiagbor

in The European Employment Strategy: Labour Market Regulation and New Governance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279647
eISBN:
9780191707278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279647.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter examines the conceptualisation of European unemployment by comparing the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Jobs Study and the European Commission's White Paper ... More


Disability and Employment in the European Union: Collective Strategies and Tools

Anna Lawson

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter provides context for disability and employment policy in the European Union (EU) by highlighting the key provisions of the EU’s founding treaties in these areas. It then outlines ... More


Active Labour Market Policies: Between ‘Right to Work’ and ‘Workfare’

Mark Freedland, Paul Craig, Catherine Jacqueson, and Nicola Kountouris

in Public Employment Services and European Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199233489
eISBN:
9780191716324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233489.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter focuses on those employment measures commonly known as active labour market policies (ALMPs). It starts by providing a comparative historical analysis of ALMPs, suggesting that these ... More


Conclusions

Diamond Ashiagbor

in The European Employment Strategy: Labour Market Regulation and New Governance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279647
eISBN:
9780191707278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279647.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This concluding chapter refocuses on two sets of issues which highlight the competing approaches to European integration: the tension between intergovernmentalism and supranationalism, and that ... More


Introduction

Diamond Ashiagbor

in The European Employment Strategy: Labour Market Regulation and New Governance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279647
eISBN:
9780191707278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279647.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This book explores the European Union's strategy to combat unemployment, and how this strategy connects with discourses around the legitimacy and content of EU social policy, as well as discourses ... More


Social investment or recommodification? Assessing the employment policies of the EU member states1

Caroline de la Porte and Kerstin Jacobsson (eds)

in Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?: Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter assesses the achievements and shortcomings of the European Employment Strategy (EES) in shifting national labour market policies towards a social investment agenda. The impact of the EES ... More


A review of engendering policy in the EU

Jill Rubery

in Social Policy Review 20: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2008

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420763
eISBN:
9781447303473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420763.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter draws on a project looking at the development of gender-sensitive employment policies in the EU to report how policy tensions have evolved between national and supranational agencies. ... More


The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

Thomas Pfister

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083310
eISBN:
9781781704653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083310.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This book illuminates the links between the currently dominant transnational discourse on what constitutes ‘modern’ social policy and contemporary concepts and practices of citizenship. Throughout ... More


The EU debate: gender equality in the EES

Thomas Pfister

in The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083310
eISBN:
9781781704653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083310.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter focuses on the debate about activation and gender equality at the EU level in general and within the EES in particular. It demonstrates how activation has developed as a network of ... More


The Transformation of EU Anti-Discrimination Law

Mark Bell

in Anti-Discrimination Law and the European Union

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199244508
eISBN:
9780191697371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244508.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter examines the changes in European Union (EU) anti-discrimination law and its position within the theoretical framework of European social policy. It identifies the factors that may ... More


Political production of individualised subjects in the paradoxical discourse of the EU institutions

Eduardo Crespo Suárez and Amparo Serrano Pascual

in Making it personal: Individualising activation services in the EU

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347978
eISBN:
9781447302735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347978.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter talks about developments found at the level of the European Union (EU). It presents a discursive analysis of a selection of policy documents of the EU that are relevant in the context of ... More


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