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Migration, Citizenship, and the European Social Model

Carl-Ulrik Schierup

in Migration, Citizenship, and the European Welfare State: A European Dilemma

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198280521
eISBN:
9780191603730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280521.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines EU policies concerning social exclusion, migrant integration, labour migration, and asylum in the early 21st century. A two-pronged approach analyzes EU efforts in the realm of ... More


The Future of the Welfare State: Crisis Myths and Crisis Realities

Francis G. Castles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199270170
eISBN:
9780191601514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270171.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book uses data from 21 OECD countries for the period 1980 to 1998 to test a variety of hypotheses suggesting that contemporary welfare states are in crisis and to establish the factors shaping ... More


The Idea of the European Social Model: Limits and Paradoxes of Europeanization

Daniel Wincott

in The Politics of Europeanization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252091
eISBN:
9780191599224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252092.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Both positive and negative integration can produce Europeanization, but while the former, which generally implies the specification of a European model, is more likely to be politically loaded with ... More


A European Welfare State Convergence?

Francis G. Castles

in The Future of the Welfare State: Crisis Myths and Crisis Realities

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199270170
eISBN:
9780191601514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199270171.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Seeks to explore the notion that European welfare states have been becoming more alike in recent years, with a view to establishing the reality or otherwise of the notion of a distinct ‘European ... More


The Social-Democratic State

Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira

in Democracy and Public Management Reform: Building the Republican State

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199261185
eISBN:
9780191601507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261180.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The social democratic state rises from the Great Depression and Second Word War. And up to the 1970s, the capitalist economies grow enormously, at the same time that social rights were recognized and ... More


Society: Quality Over Quantity

John McCormick

in Europeanism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199556212
eISBN:
9780191721830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556212.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on European society, arguing that the European Social Model—while interesting as a reference point for analysis—is too driven by economic factors to shed as much light on ... More


CONCEPTS AND PRACTICES OF SOCIAL CITIZENSHIP IN EUROPE: THE CASE OF POVERTY AND INCOME SUPPORT FOR THE POOR

Chiara Saraceno

in United in Diversity?: Comparing Social Models in Europe and America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195376630
eISBN:
9780199865499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376630.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The “European Social Model” (ESM) is similar to the concept of social citizenship developed by T. H. Marshall (1950). Marshall's concept embodied a vision of active as opposed to passive social ... More


United in Diversity?: Comparing Social Models in Europe and America

Jens Alber and Neil Gilbert (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195376630
eISBN:
9780199865499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376630.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Since the advent of the European Union, politicians have increasingly emphasized the notion of a European social model as an alternative to the American form of market capitalism, which is seen as ... More


How to Govern for Solidarity? An Introduction to Policy Learning in the Context of Open Methods of Coordinating Education Policies in the European Union

Bettina Lange and Nafsika Alexiadou

in Promoting Solidarity in the European Union

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583188
eISBN:
9780191594502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583188.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, EU Law

This chapter focuses on policy learning, one specific aspect of the governance process that contributes to the building of a European Social Model (ESM). It starts from the assumption that if we want ... More


Social Policy: from Domestication to Disarmament

Alexander Somek

in Engineering Equality: An Essay on European Anti-Discrimination Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693375
eISBN:
9780191729737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693375.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, EU Law

The impact of the European Union on the social policies of its Member States can generally be described in terms of domestication, assimilation, and disarmament. Social policy has been domesticated ... More


Gender equality in the wider Europe

Gillian Pascall and Anna Kwak

in Gender regimes in transition in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424204
eISBN:
9781447302414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424204.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes the impact of European Union membership on gender equality. It also argues that the tension at the heart of the European Union – between a European social model based on social ... 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


Seeking a new balance

Juho Saari and Kari Välimäki

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/9781847420206.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

European social policy has evolved significantly since the late 1980s, when the idea of a social dimension to the EU emerged onto European policy agendas. By the turn of the early 1990s, the common ... More


Poland: redefining social policies

Irena Wóycicka and Maciej Grabowski

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/9781847420206.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Poland's official position on the European social policy initiatives is difficult to pinpoint because of the radical political transformation that happened when the right-wing Law and Justice Party ... More


The political economy of European integration and the challenge of the 2004 and 2007 EU enlargements

Paul Copeland

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719088254
eISBN:
9781781707470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088254.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The purpose of this chapter is to analyse the political economy of European integration and to examine the EU’s competence within employment and social policy. It argues that the EU’s involvement in ... More


European Social Models From Crisis to Crisis: Employment and Inequality in the Era of Monetary Integration

Jon Erik Dølvik and Andrew Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198717966
eISBN:
9780191787423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717966.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Comparative Politics

The basic issues contested in public controversy over European social models have concerned their effects on employment and inequality, and ultimately whether there is necessarily a trade-off between ... More


East meets West: CEE countries, monetary institutions and the European Social Model

Serena Romano

in The political and social construction of poverty: Central and Eastern European countries in transition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447312710
eISBN:
9781447312727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312710.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter four deals with the wide range of internal and external pressures for change which were experienced by CEE countries and the relative implications on the construction of poverty in the second ... More


The United Kingdom: more an economic than a social European

Julian Le Grand, Elias Mossialos, and Morgan Long

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/9781847420206.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

A country's social policy reflects its values, hence identifying its ideological framework is important in determining, understanding, and anticipating a country's position on social policy. In the ... More


Contested Welfare States: Welfare Attitudes in Europe and Beyond

Stefan Svallfors (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782524
eISBN:
9780804783170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782524.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The welfare state is a trademark of the European social model. An extensive set of social and institutional actors provides protection against common risks, offering economic support in periods of ... More


European Union developments and national social protection

Juho Saari and Jon Kvist

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/9781847420206.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Social protection in the EU is primarily a national preserve. The EU has little competence in social protection; regulative powers are limited and resources are few. The EU cannot specify particular ... More


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