Rethinking European Welfare: Transformations of European Social Policy

Rethinking European Welfare: Transformations of European Social Policy

by Janet Fink
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761972781

ISBN-13: 9780761972785

Pub. Date: 05/25/2001

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Rethinking European Welfare provides a wide-ranging and innovative rethinking of the study of Europe and social policy and offers new ways of analyzing European welfare and its future.

Whilst acknowledging the importance of research and analysis of policy making in Europe, this Reader addresses a range of other challenging and provoking issues which have been

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Rethinking European Welfare provides a wide-ranging and innovative rethinking of the study of Europe and social policy and offers new ways of analyzing European welfare and its future.

Whilst acknowledging the importance of research and analysis of policy making in Europe, this Reader addresses a range of other challenging and provoking issues which have been marginalized or ignored in the study of European social policy.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761972785
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/25/2001
Series:
Published in association with The Open University Series
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
Introduction: Transitions and Trajectories in European Welfare1
Pt. 1Unsettling Boundaries and Borders31
1Re-shaping Europe: the challenge of new divisions within a homogenized political-economic space33
2Changing citizenship in Europe: remarks on postnational membership and the national state65
3Europe's civilising mission77
4Migrant women and exclusion in Europe95
Pt. 2Unsettling Categories and Methods113
5Gendering dimensions of welfare states115
6Race/ethnicity, gender and class in welfare states: a framework for comparative analysis131
7Silence, absence and elision in analyses of 'the family' in European social policy163
8Cultural analysis of the informal sphere181
Pt. 3Unsettling Space, Place and Locality205
9Re-framing Europe: gendered racisms, ethnicities and nationalism in contemporary western Europe207
10Boundaries of social exclusion in Europe231
11The restructuring of the European educational space: changing relationships among states, citizens, and educational communities249
12Drugs, drug culture and European governance277
Index293

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