The Political Economy of European Employment: European Integration and the Transnationalization of the (Un)Employment Question

The Political Economy of European Employment: European Integration and the Transnationalization of the (Un)Employment Question

by Henk Overbeek

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The Political Economy of European Employment: European Integration and the Transnationalization of the (Un)Employment Question by Henk Overbeek

This edited collection examines unemployment in Europe in the context of globalisation, the implementation of European Monetary Union and the Eastern enlargement of the EU. It combines theoretical chapters with detailed case-studies of Britain, The Netherlands, Italy, Spain and Central Europe.

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ISBN-13: 9781134492763
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/23/2004
Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

1. Globalisation, neo-liberalism and the employment question, Henk Overbeek
2. Changes in Welfare Regimes and the Search for Flexibility and Employability, Bob Jessop
3. The Changing ideology of unemployment policies: the OECD Jobs Study and after Colin Crouch
4. Neo-liberalisn and Communitarianism -towards a new type of unemployment policy in Western Europe? Hans-Jurgen Bieling
5.The emergence of European employment policy as a transnational political arena, Stefan Tidow
6. European unemployment and transnational capitalist class strategy: the rise of the neo-liberal competitiveness discourse, Bastiaan van Apeldoorn
7. EMU, employment and gender politics: a feminist analysis of neo-liberal labour market restructuring in Europe, Brigette Young
8. EMU and Post-Fordist (Un)employment: Trade Union Responses in the Social Democratic Heartland, Magnus Ryner
9. The Dutch Miracle Re-Considered, Uwe Backer
10. Neo-liberal labour market regulation: Thatcherism and New Labour, Bob Jessop
11. Mediterranean labour and the impact of the EMU: mass unemployment or labour market flexibility? Leila S. Talani
12. Eastern enlargement and disciplinary neo-liberalism: the impact of the EU accession process on labour market restructuring in Central Europe, Otto Holman

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