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Governing Social Inclusion: Europeanization through Policy Coordination

Kenneth A. Armstrong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199278374
eISBN:
9780191594861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278374.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Strategies and policies to combat poverty and social exclusion have traditionally been developed within the boundaries of nation states. For European Union Member States, these strategies and ... More


Social Policy Coordination and the Lisbon Strategy

Kenneth A. Armstrong

in Governing Social Inclusion: Europeanization through Policy Coordination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199278374
eISBN:
9780191594861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278374.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter highlights the origins of, and motivations for, EU interventions to combat poverty and social exclusion in the 1980s and 1990s, and contrasts these with the explicit treaty commitments ... More


From the Lisbon Strategy to EUROPE 2020

Bengt-Åke Lundvall and Edward Lorenz

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/9781847429247.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter compares the Europe 2020 strategy with the Lisbon strategy from 2000. It shows how the intentions behind the Lisbon strategy to promote knowledge-based economic growth with more social ... More


The Interventions of the Political Institutions

Phil Syrpis

in EU Intervention in Domestic Labour Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199277209
eISBN:
9780191707445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277209.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter considers the various interventions of the political institutions in the labour law field both in their own right, and in the context of the approach of the Court (analysed in detail in ... More


EDUCATION IN EUROPE AND THE LISBON BENCHMARKS

Jutta Allmendinger, Christian Ebner, and Rita Nikolai

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/9780195376630.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses how important the EU's involvement in education has been. It outlines Europe's demographic development, the change in labor markets and human resources. The interaction of ... More


Conclusions

Phil Syrpis

in EU Intervention in Domestic Labour Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199277209
eISBN:
9780191707445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277209.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This concluding chapter summarizes the main findings of the book. It is argued that the Court's case law institutionalizes tensions between the integrationist objectives of the EU and the economic ... More


The Three Rationales for EU Intervention in Domestic Labour Law

Phil Syrpis

in EU Intervention in Domestic Labour Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199277209
eISBN:
9780191707445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277209.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Employment Law

This chapter categorises the various objectives which EU intervention in domestic labour law may be thought to serve into three broad rationales, and draws out the implications which a commitment to ... More


The EU Social Inclusion Process and the key issues

Eric Marlier, A.B. Atkinson, Bea Cantillon, and Brian Nolan

in The EU and social inclusion: Facing the challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348845
eISBN:
9781447303770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348845.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter presents a brief historical account of the development of EU cooperation in social policy from the Treaty of Rome to the re-focused Lisbon Strategy post-March 2005, and the adoption of ... More


Conclusion—A New Way Found?

Paul Davies and Mark Freedland

in Towards a Flexible Labour Market: Labour Legislation and Regulation since the 1990s

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217878
eISBN:
9780191712326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217878.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter does three things. First, it compares the British approach to labour market regulation with the approaches of the OECD, on the one hand, and the European Community, on the other. Second, ... More


Taking forward the EU Social Inclusion Process

Eric Marlier, A.B. Atkinson, Bea Cantillon, and Brian Nolan

in The EU and social inclusion: Facing the challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348845
eISBN:
9781447303770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348845.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter considers the challenge of advancing the Social Inclusion Process in the context of the re-focused Lisbon Strategy, and of embedding the Process in domestic policies and implementing a ... More


The Netherlands: social and economic normalisation in an era of European Union controversy

Anton Hemerijck and Peter Sleegers

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/9781847420206.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

In recent years, the European integration project has become increasingly controversial in the polarised political landscaped of the Netherlands. The legality of engaging in further deepening and ... 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


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


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


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

Nathalie Morel, Bruno Palier, and Joakim Palme (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Since the late 1990s, new ideas and strategies concerning the role and shape of the Welfare State have been formulated. All these analyses and policy developments point towards a similar policy logic ... More


Introduction

Eric Marlier, A.B. Atkinson, Bea Cantillon, and Brian Nolan

in The EU and social inclusion: Facing the challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348845
eISBN:
9781447303770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348845.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter sets the scene and introduces the context and contents of this book. The book aims to describe the progress made since Lisbon with the EU Social Inclusion Process, and to examine the ... More


Benchmarking for the Greater Good? The ‘New Investment Paradigm’ in European Higher Education

Kathia Serrano-Velarde

in New Spirits of Capitalism?: Crises, Justifications, and Dynamics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199595341
eISBN:
9780191750755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595341.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The paper addresses the reframing of "universities" in EU policy discourse since the launch of the Lisbon strategy in 2000. It shows how and why universities came to be understood as investment ... 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


Beyond Social Investment. Which Concepts and Values for Social Policy-making in Europe?

Bea Cantillon

in Reconciling Work and Poverty Reduction: How Successful Are European Welfare States?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199926589
eISBN:
9780199369720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926589.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter summarizes the main findings and put them into the perspective of the changed post-war balance between growth, employment and social inclusion. Clearly, the experience in the EU before ... More


The new poor in the new Europe: the end of a stigma?

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/9781447312710.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter five discusses how CEE countries as new EU member states had to shift from the former residual social safety net to a new “inclusive” approach to anti-poverty measures as advocated by EU ... More


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