Social Europe

Social Europe

by Joe Bailey



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Social Europe by Joe Bailey

This is a comprehensive and focused account of basic formations like industrial structure, social stratification, gender and of how Western Europe compares on important issues such as education, crime, health and religion.This is all set within an analysis of the profound changes taking place in European societies inspired by economic and political interests.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780582068100
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/28/1995
Series: Longman Sociology Series
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of figures and tables
Series Editor's Preface
Preface to the first edition
Preface to the second edition
List of contributors

1. Social Europe: unity and diversity - an introduction - Joe Bailey

Part One: Changing Social Structures
2. Social stratification in Europe - Howard H.Davis
3. Industrial structure and performance: common challenges- diverse experiences - Christel Lane
4. Europe's ageing population- demographic trends - John Simons
5. Gender and Europe: cultural and structural impediments to change - Angela Glasner
6. Race and ethnicity in Europen -John Rex

Part Two: Responding to Social Institutions
7. A crazy quilt: education, training and social change in Europe - Lynne Chisholm
8. Trade unions in Europe - Ian Procter
9. Crime and cross-border policing in Europe; Social Europe - Michael Levi and Mike Maguire
10. From AIDS to Alzheimer's: policy and politics in setting new health agendas - Bridget Towers
11. God and Caesar: religion in a rapidly changing Europe - Grace Davie
12. Leisure :jeux sans frontieres or major European industry? - Stan Clark


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