Britain in Europe

Britain in Europe

by Tony Spybey
     
 

ISBN-10: 041511716X

ISBN-13: 9780415117166

Pub. Date: 09/18/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This is the first introductory sociology text to look at Britain in terms of its geographical position within Europe and its political and economic situation as a member of the European Union.  See more details below

Overview

This is the first introductory sociology text to look at Britain in terms of its geographical position within Europe and its political and economic situation as a member of the European Union.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415117166
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/18/1997
Pages:
502
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
List of contributors
Introduction1
Pt. 1The Making of Modern Europe9
1Industrialization11
2Urbanization and Urban Europe: the transition to urban lifestyles and contemporary urban problems25
3The State as a European Creation51
4Reason and Modernity69
Pt. 2The Making of the Modern European91
5Social Stratification93
6Women, Paid Employment and Equal Opportunity125
7Racism, Immigration and Migrant Labour147
8Winners and Losers: young people in Europe161
9Old Age in Europe173
Pt. 3Social Processes and Contemporary Issues199
10Families in Europe201
11Education in Europe219
12Religion in Europe239
13Work, Employment and Unemployment257
14European Culture and Ideology in Mass Communication273
Pt. 4The Individual and the State in Contemporary Europe295
15Political Participation in Europe: theme and variation297
16Implementing Social Welfare Policy in Europe: the significance of social work, social pedagogy and community work317
17Poverty and Social Security343
18Health, Healthcare and Health Inequalities359
19Crime and Penal Policy in Europe379
Pt. 5Looking Forward: Challenges Facing Europe399
20Urban Change and Urban Problems401
21Peripheral Nationalism in the European Union423
22Europe's Changing Role in the Globalization Process435
Sources of data449
Bibliography451
Index475

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