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Author Preece, Daniel V., 1975-

Title Dismantling Social Europe : the Political Economy of Social Policy in the European Union
Published Boulder, CO : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (198 pages)
Contents Title page; copyright page; Contents; List of Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; ch1-Introduction; ch2-Hegemony and Transnationalized Governance; The Supranationalist Approaches; Intergovernmentalism; Critical Political Economy; Conclusion; Notes; ch3-Creating and Dismantling Social Europe; Early Steps Toward Coordination; Injecting "Social Europe" into the Single Market; Impact of the European Court of Justice; Regional Coordination of Employment Policy; A European Approach to Combating Social Exclusion; Conclusion; Notes; ch4-(Re)constructing a Neoliberal Social Europe
Framing the Discourse of Competitiveness(Re)orienting the Structural Selectivity of the EU Form of State; Fracturing Transnational Labor; Conclusion; Notes; ch5-Social Partnership and Neoliberalism in Ireland; Prior to Accession in 1973; The Transformative Impact of European Integration; Rapid Development of the 1990s; Social Partnership; Conclusion; Notes; ch6-The "Europeanization" of the German Welfare State; Germany and European Integration; Social Partnership; Reforming the German Welfare State; Conclusion; Notes; ch7-Conclusion
The Role of Transnational Actors in Debates over Social PolicyDivisions Between Subordinate Social Forces; Limits of Reform-Based Strategies; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Book
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Subject Public welfare -- Economic aspects -- Europe.
Welfare state -- Europe.
Europe -- Economic policy.
Europe -- Social policy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1626373353 (electronic bk.)
9781626373358 (electronic bk.)