Social Rights in Europe

Social Rights in Europe

by Grainne de Burca, Bruno de Witte, Larissa Ogertschnig
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199286175

ISBN-13: 9780199286171

Pub. Date: 12/01/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The book is concerned with the legal framework for protecting and promoting social rights in Europe. Its chapters examine procedural and substantive aspects of the Council of Europe's European Social Charter and the European Union's Charter of Fundamental Rights, as well as the EU's so-called "acquis" in the area of social rights. They look at a range of

Overview

The book is concerned with the legal framework for protecting and promoting social rights in Europe. Its chapters examine procedural and substantive aspects of the Council of Europe's European Social Charter and the European Union's Charter of Fundamental Rights, as well as the EU's so-called "acquis" in the area of social rights. They look at a range of issues, including the strengths and weaknesses of the two systems in terms of promoting and protecting social rights by examining the legal and political enforcement mechanisms as well as at some of the important substantive rights contained within each.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199286171
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/01/2005
Pages:
422
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

I
1. Introduction, Gráinne de Búrca
2. Social Rights in European Constitutions, Cécile Fabre
II The European Social Charter
3. The Supervisory Machinery of the European Social Charter: Recent Developments and Their Impact, Régis Brillat
4. Assessing the Framework of Supervision of the European Social Charter, Philip Alston
5. Domestic Enforcement of the European Social Charter: The Way Forward, Gisella Gori
6. The Material Impact of the Jurisprudence of the European Committee of Social Rights, Jean-François Akandji-Kombé
III The European Union
7. Anchoring the European Union to the European Social Charter: The Case for Accession, Olivier De Schutter
8. The Trajectory of Fundamental Social Rights in the European Union, Bruno de Witte
9. Social and Labour Rights under the EU Constitution, Brian Bercusson
10. Fundamental Labour Rights after the Lisbon Agenda, Silvana Sciarra
11. How to Be Fundamental with Soft Procedures? The Open Method of Coordination and Fundamental Social Rights, Stijn Smismans
IV ESC Jurisprudence and the EU Acquis: the Common Core and the Added Value?
12. The Right to Work, Diamond Ashiagbor
13. Walking in the Same Direction? The Contribution of the European Social Charter and the European Union to Combating Discrimination, Mark Bell
14. The European Social Charter and EU Anti-Discrimination Law in the Field of Disability: Two Gravitational Fields with One Common Purpose, Gerard Quinn
15. We Don't See a Connection: The 'Right to Health' in the EU Charter and European Social Charter, Tamara K. Hervey
V Beyond Europe's Borders
16. The Integration of Social Rights Concerns in the External Relations of the European Union, Alexandra Gatto
17. European Fundamental Social Rights in the Context of Economic Globalization, Marie-Ange Moreau

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