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Introduction

Daniel Finke, Thomas König, Sven-Oliver Proksch, and George Tsebelis

in Reforming the European Union: Realizing the Impossible

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153926
eISBN:
9781400842506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153926.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to study the reform of the European Union, which has been regularly attempted since the mid-1980s with little success. Reform has ... More


UK—Exemplar or Exceptional Case? 1

Roger Undy, Patricia Fosh, Huw Morris, Paul Smith, and Roderick Martin

in Managing the Unions: The Impact of Legislation on Trade Unions' Behaviour

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289197
eISBN:
9780191684685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289197.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This final chapter attempts to compare and contrast the rigid legal framework that the UK is practicing today and the emergence of the industrial action with the legal frameworks of unions in a ... More


Foreign Direct Investment and the Material Scope of Application of Article 56(1) EC

Steffen Hindelang

in The Free Movement of Capital and Foreign Direct Investment: The Scope of Protection in EU Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199572656
eISBN:
9780191705540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572656.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter first develops this book's understanding of the notions of ‘capital’ and ‘movement of capital’, two legal concepts that are heavily infused with economic content. Characterizing free ... More


EU Accession Immigration and the Rise of UKIP

Edward Fieldhouse, Jane Green, Geoffrey Evans, Jonathan Mellon, Christopher Prosser, Hermann Schmitt, and Cees van der Eijk

in Electoral Shocks: The Volatile Voter in a Turbulent World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198800583
eISBN:
9780191840074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800583.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter explains how the powerful issue dimensions of the EU and immigration were combined in the 2004 decision for open immigration with EU accession countries. As immigration rose in the ... More


The last safety net: A handbook of minimum income protection in Europe

Thomas Bahle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427250
eISBN:
9781447303879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427250.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Minimum income protection provides the last social safety net for people in need. This book provides a systematic comparative and longitudinal analysis of minimum income protection systems in ... More


EU Countries and the UK: Mads Andenas

Mads Andenas

in Judicial Review of Administration in Europe

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198867609
eISBN:
9780191904370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867609.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter compares European Union countries to the United Kingdom. It aims at ascertaining not so much whether a common core exists but how it is shaped and evolves, also in response to influences ... More


Entrepreneurial activation: the Spanish Capitalisation of Unemployment Benefits programme

Aitor Gómez González

in Active social policies in the EU: Inclusion through participation?

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342805
eISBN:
9781447301400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342805.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter is centred on the Capitalisation of Unemployment Benefits programme, which is the most important employment scheme in Spain. It explains that this programme allows the unemployed who are ... More


Building a Synchronous Common-Cycle Index for the European Union

Gianluca Cubadda, Barbara Guardabascio, and Alain Hecq

in Global Interdependence, Decoupling, and Recoupling

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019804
eISBN:
9780262314442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019804.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Countries wanting to join a monetary union should display some commonalities of their economic indicators (inflation, public deficit, etc.) and show similarities in their business cycle fluctuations. ... More


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