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From Welfare States to Welfare Regions

Maurizio Ferrara

in The Boundaries of Welfare: European Integration and the New Spatial Politics of Social Protection

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284665
eISBN:
9780191603273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284660.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The chapter discusses the increasing role of sub-national territories as new, distinctive and relatively autonomous “bounded spaces” in certain areas of social protection, notably health care, active ... More


Italy: between indifference, exploitation and the construction of a national interest

Stefano Sacchi

in The Europeanisation of social protection

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420206
eISBN:
9781447303794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420206.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Italy is considered to be a warm supporter of the European integration policies. Although the positive attitude of Italian towards the EU has declined in recent years, it remains high enough to allow ... More


EU enlargement, the clash of capitalisms and the European social dimension

Paul Copeland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088254
eISBN:
9781781707470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088254.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

At the heart of the European integration process is the political economy debate over whether the EU should be a market-making project, or if it should combine this with integration in employment and ... More


A Social Policy for the European Union

Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen

in An Ever More Powerful Court?: The Political Constraints of Legal Integration in the European Union

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198753391
eISBN:
9780191815027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753391.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The chapter presents the achievements, dynamics, and challenges of EU social policy. It examines the dynamics of EU social integration, distinguishing between negative and positive integration, and ... More


The Europeanisation of social protection

Jon Kvist and Juho Saari (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420206
eISBN:
9781447303794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420206.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book challenges the common view that social protection is exclusively a national concern, with European Union (EU) social policy fragmented and merely symbolic. Through eleven country studies, ... More


Introduction

Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen

in An Ever More Powerful Court?: The Political Constraints of Legal Integration in the European Union

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198753391
eISBN:
9780191815027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753391.003.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The chapter presents the puzzle and motivation of the book. Are courts powerful generators of political change? What factors may condition the power of courts to produce broader change? These general ... 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 transnational quest for a new welfare paradigm

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/9780719083310.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This introductory chapter begins by outlining the research questions, the approach, and the research process and material on which it is based. The next three subsections describe a transformation of ... More


An Ever More Powerful Court?: The Political Constraints of Legal Integration in the European Union

Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198753391
eISBN:
9780191815027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753391.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Scholars generally agree that courts are powerful authorities in settling disputes between parties, but the broader political impact of such resolution is disputed. Are courts powerful generators of ... More


Conclusion

Dorte Sindbjerg Martinsen

in An Ever More Powerful Court?: The Political Constraints of Legal Integration in the European Union

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198753391
eISBN:
9780191815027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753391.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The chapter presents the main findings of the book and concludes. This book has examined the extent to which and the conditions under which CJEU (Court of Justice of the European Union) judicial ... More


Introductory Note: The European Court of Justice in 2015: The Year of the End of Safe Harbour

Francesco Seatzu

in THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY YEARBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL LAW AND JURISPRUDENCE 2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190848194
eISBN:
9780190848217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848194.003.0027
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The year 2015 was characterized by some important development in the European Court of Justice’s (ECJ) case law as a whole, and in particular the case law on fundamental rights, citizenship, ... More


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