|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
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About the Author
Ipek Eren Vural is Assistant Professor of Political Science and Vice Chair in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, at the Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey. Her current research interests cover comparative political economy of social policy, transformations in social security and health care systems and political economy of the pharmaceutical industry.
Table of Contents
Contents: Lisbon strategy and social policy in the enlarged European Union and in Turkey, Ipek Eren Vural; Part I Lisbon Strategy and European Integration: European integration and social policy reform, Hans-Jürgen Bieling; Socio-economic convergence in the European Union: conceptualization and measurement issues, Julia S. O'Connor; Lisbon agenda, new structural policy and social cohesion in times of economic crisis, Otto Holman. Part II Reform Dynamics in Old Europe: Pension reforms in Europe: directions and consequences, Karl Hinrichs; Ideas, institutions and interest in European and national reforms of employment and social policy: the case of flexicurity, Marcel Fink. Part III Eastern Enlargement and European Social Model: The politics of welfare restructuring in transition countries and the crisis of 2008, Jan Drahokoupil and Martin Myant; EU integration and post-Communist welfare: catch-up convergence before and after the economic crisis, Noèmi Lendvai. Part IV European Integration and Social Policy Transformation in Turkey: Domestic social policy change due to the pressures of European integration: equality between men and women at work and women's employment policies in Turkey, Asuman Göksel; Discourse and practice of poverty reduction strategies: reflections on the Turkish case in the 2000s, Galip L. Yalman. Part V European Integration, Social Policy and the Lisbon Strategy: Social outcomes of the Lisbon strategy and beyond, Ipek Eren Vural; Index.