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Eastern Enlargement: Risk, Rationality, and Role‐Compliance

Ulrich Sedelmeier

in The State of the European Union: Risks, Reform, Resistance, and Revival

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297574
eISBN:
9780191598982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297572.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the EU’s policy towards Central and Eastern European countries (CEECs). It argues that the EU’s collective identity includes the notion of a ‘special responsibility’ towards ... More


Transition pathways in Italy and Spain: different patterns, similar vulnerability?

Cristina Iannelli and Asunción Bonmatí

in Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Investigates differences and similarities in the school-to-work transition patterns in Italy and Spain and the institutional factors (education, labour market, and family) from which they originate. ... More


Citizenship in a diverse and multicultural society

Tariq Modood

in New Paradigms in Public Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197264935
eISBN:
9780191760365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264935.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the political and cultural challenges posed by the growth of the non-white population in Europe. It reviews the chief current policy responses – assimilation, integration, and ... More


Introduction: American Multinationals and the Cross-National Management of Employment Relations

Anthony Ferner and Phil Almond

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter explains the background and rationale behind the study of the management of international HR and employment relations in US multinationals in four European host countries: the UK, ... More


The Evolution of the Global Human Rights Regime

Rosemary Foot

in Rights Beyond Borders: The Global Community and the Struggle over Human Rights in China

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297765
eISBN:
9780191599279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297769.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the 1970s, a time when the Beijing government was becoming more active internationally, the human rights regime reached a major turning point. In 1976, the two international human rights ... More


Understanding the Mismatch between Income Poverty and Material Deprivation

Brian Nolan and Christopher T. Whelan

in Poverty and Deprivation in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588435
eISBN:
9780191731327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588435.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the mismatch between poverty measured indirectly using income and direct measures focusing on indicators of material deprivation, using both comparative and longitudinal ... More


Maternal Care and Maternal Mortality in Selected European Countries

Irvine Loudon

in Death in Childbirth: An International Study of Maternal Care and Maternal Mortality 1800-1950

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229971
eISBN:
9780191678950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229971.003.0027
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the levels and trends in maternal care and mortality in certain European countries. It suggests that maternal mortality rates in certain European countries, particularly in ... More


Privatization Around the World

BERNARDO BORTOLOTTI DOMENICO SINISCALCO

in The Challenges of Privatization: An International Analysis

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199249343
eISBN:
9780191600845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249342.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides a description of privatization processes in the main areas of the world. Particularly, the main aspects analyzed are the following: the extent of privatization, measured by the ... More


Comparative analyses

Thomas Bahle, Vanessa Hubl, and Michaela Pfeifer

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427250
eISBN:
9781447303879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427250.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter analyses the minimum income protection (MIP) systems in seventeen European countries from a comparative perspective. The first section examines the MIP benefit levels for adults of ... More


Income Distribution, Inequality Perceptions, and Redistributive Preferences in European Countries

István György Tóth and Tamás Keller

in Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804778244
eISBN:
9780804786751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778244.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter analyses how redistributive preference relates to actual income and to its distribution. For measuring redistributive preference a composite index is developed using public opinion ... More


Transition, Health Production, and Medical System Effectiveness

Christopher Davis

in The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297413
eISBN:
9780191685347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297413.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Before the transition period in the Eastern European countries during the Soviet Union era, healthcare systems within these countries were controlled by the governments of the said countries. ... More


Comparing Poverty Indicators in an Enlarged EU

Brian Nolan and Christopher T. Whelan

in Poverty and Deprivation in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588435
eISBN:
9780191731327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588435.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the relative merits of different poverty indicators in relation to their capacity to capture variation in poverty across countries and patterns of socio-economic differentiation ... More


Unwrapping the European social model

Amparo Serrano Pascual and Maria Jepsen (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347985
eISBN:
9781447304135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347985.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The notion of the European Social Model (ESM) has been one of the fastest growing in European political and academic discourse in recent years. It is conventionally used to describe the European ... More


The Decline of Mortality in the Czech Republic during the Transition: A Counterfactual Case Study

Jiri Blazek and Dagmar Dzúrová

in The Mortality Crisis in Transitional Economies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297413
eISBN:
9780191685347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297413.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

While most of the Eastern European countries suffered under the mortality crises, the Czech Republic on the other hand experienced an improvement in its population. In most of the Eastern European ... More


Entitlement

Robin C. A. White

in Workers, Establishment, and Services in the European Union

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267768
eISBN:
9780191683367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267768.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter focuses on entitlement to the benefit of the rules in the EC Treaty on the free movement of persons, in terms of the territorial, personal, and material scope of the provision. The rules ... More


The Years of Miracles: The Industrial Revolution 1750–1830

Joel Mokyr

in The Lever of Riches: Technological Creativity and Economic Progress

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195074772
eISBN:
9780199854981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074772.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the technological progress in the Industrial Revolution, usually dated between about 1750 and 1830. It notes that although Britain is frequently thought of as its locus, a ... More


The Miseries of East European Small States

István Bibó

in The Art of Peacemaking: Political Essays by István Bibó

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300203783
eISBN:
9780300210262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203783.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the process of the making of modern nations in Europe. It reveals that the fall of Bohemia, Hungary, and Poland had a large role in the catastrophe of the European state ... More


Towards a democratic division of labour in Europe?: The Combination Model as a new integrated approach to professional and family life

Walter Van Dongen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422941
eISBN:
9781447304029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422941.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In past few decades, most democratic European countries sought to achieve a more equal division of labour between men and women, both within families and organisations. At the same time, they wanted ... More


Mind the gap! The UK's record in European perspective

Tom Rye

in Traffic jam: Ten years of 'sustainable' transport in the UK

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420732
eISBN:
9781447304050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420732.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the changes or improvements in the transport sector in Great Britain from 1998 to 2008, and compares them with those of other European countries. It evaluates how far policy ... More


Welfare States and Welfare Attitudes

Stefan Svallfors (ed.)

in Contested Welfare States: Welfare Attitudes in Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782524
eISBN:
9780804783170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782524.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter introduces the main themes of the book and provides background on welfare states and welfare attitudes. The book analyzes and reports results from a comprehensive research program on ... More


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