Author Vaughan-Whitehead, Daniel
Title European Social Model in Crisis : Is Europe Loosing its Soul?
Imprint Geneva : International Labour Office, 2014
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Note Intro -- Half-title page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Contents -- Contributors -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- 1. The European Social Model in times of crisis: An overview -- 2. The Baltic States: Convergence with the European Social Model or further liberalization? -- 3. France's social model: Between resilience and erosion -- 4. The German welfare state: From an inclusive to an exclusive Bismarckian model -- 5. The Greek social model: Towards a deregulated labour market and residual social protection -- 6. Recent changes moving Hungary away from the European Social Model -- 7. Italy: Continuity and change in welfare state retrenchment -- 8. The European Social Model in a context of crisis and austerity in Portugal -- 9. Turning back before arriving? The weakening of the Spanish welfare state -- 10. The Swedish social model: Resilience and success in turbulent times -- 11. Britain's social model: Rapid descent from 'liberal collectivism' to a 'market society' -- Index
This book assesses the current situations in EU Member States on the basis of detailed empirical evidence and concrete case studies of the social policies that have been discontinued or altered, distinguishing between recent developments caused by the economic crisis and long-term trends. The volume is a timely warning about the weakening of the European Social Model and its possibly devastating future effects
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Vaughan-Whitehead, Daniel European Social Model in Crisis : Is Europe Loosing its Soul? Geneva : International Labour Office,c2014 9789221286554
Subject Europe -- Economic policy.;Europe -- Social conditions -- 21st century.;Europe -- Social policy.;Social legislation -- European Union countries
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Alt Author Vaughan-Whitehead, Daniel