Title The Europeanisation of social protection / edited by Jon Kvist and Juho Saari
Imprint Bristol : Policy Press 2007
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  361.94 Eu7496 2007    AVAILABLE  -  30500101331414
Descript xi, 308 p. ; 24 cm
Note Papers presented at a conference organized by the EU Finnish presidency in Nov. 2006 to analyze the future of the European social protection systems and of the European social model (ESM) against the challenges of increasing internationalisation, global competition and an aging population
European Union developments and national social protection / Juho Saari and Jon Kvist -- Germany: moving towards Europe but putting national autonomy first / Milena Büchs and Karl Hinrichs -- The United Kingdom: more an economic than a social European / Julian Le Grand, Elias Mossialos, and Morgan Long -- France: defending our model / Bruno Palier and Luana Petrescu -- Italy: between indifference, exploitation and the construction of a national interest / Stefano Sacchi -- Poland: redefining social policies / Irena Wóycicka and Maciej Grabowski -- Spain: starting from periphery, becoming centre / Ana Guillén -- The Czech Republic: tradition compatible with modernisation? / Martin Potůček -- Finland: towards more proactive policies / Juho Saari and Olli Kangas -- The Netherlands: social and economic normalisation in an era of European Union controversy / Anton Hemerijck and Peter Sleegers -- Denmark: from foot dragging to pace setting in European Union social policy / Jon Kvist -- Greece: the quest for national welfare expansion through more social Europe / Theodoros Sakellaropoulos / The Europeanisation of social protection: domestic impacts and national responses / Jon Kvist and Juho Saari -- Seeking a new balance / Juho Saari and Kari Välimäki
Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-297) and index
Subject Social planning -- European Union countries -- Congresses
Social security -- European Union countries -- Congresses
Welfare state -- European Union countries -- Congresses
Public welfare -- European Union countries -- Congresses
Social change -- European Union countries -- Congresses
European Union countries -- Social policy -- Congresses
Sociale politiek. gtt
Europese Unie. gtt
EU-landen. gtt
Alt Author Kvist, Jon
Saari, Juho