Taking account of the debates about adapting the Union's institutional structures to accommodate different welfare arrangements and the need for more open forms of European governance, the third edition of this well received book offers a compact, clear and authoritative account of 50 years of social policy formation and implementation across the EU.
|Publisher:||Macmillan Education UK|
|Edition description:||3rd ed. 2007|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)|
About the Author
LINDA HANTRAIS is Emeritus Professor of European Social Policy and Director of the European Research Centre in the Department of Politics, International Relations and European Studies at Loughborough University, UK.
Table of ContentsPreface.- Developing European Social Policy.- Towards a European Social Model.- Education, Training and Employability.- Improving Living and Working Conditions.- Family Policy on the European Agenda.- The Gender Dimension of Social Policy.- Policy for Older and Disabled People.- From Social Exclusion to Social Inclusion.- Social Policy and Mobility.- Assessing 50 Years of European Social Policy.- Bibliography.- Index
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From the Publisher
'This is a necesssary and welcome third edition...For those wanting to learn about the essentials of EU policy, there is no better book.' - Mark Wise, Journal of Common Market Studies