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The EU and social inclusionFacing the challenges

The EU and social inclusion: Facing the challenges

Eric Marlier

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348845
eISBN:
9781447303770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348845.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Social cohesion is one of the declared objectives of the European Union and, with some 16 per cent of EU citizens at risk of poverty, the need to fight poverty and social exclusion continues as a ... More

Europe enlargedA handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

Europe enlarged: A handbook of education, labour and welfare regimes in Central and Eastern Europe

Irena Kogan, Michael Gebel, and Clemens Noelke (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420640
eISBN:
9781447302230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420640.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The expansion of the European Union (EU) has put an end to the East-West division of Europe. At the same time it has increased the cultural heterogeneity, social disparities and economic imbalances ... More

The European challengeInnovation, policy learning and social cohesion in the new knowledge economy

The European challenge: Innovation, policy learning and social cohesion in the new knowledge economy

Graham Room

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347398
eISBN:
9781447303787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347398.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Economic and social change is accelerating under the twin impact of globalisation and the new information technologies. But how are these processes interrelated? Are they impelling us towards a ... More

The Europeanisation of social protection

The Europeanisation of social protection

Jon Kvist and Juho Saari (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420206
eISBN:
9781447303794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420206.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book challenges the common view that social protection is exclusively a national concern, with European Union (EU) social policy fragmented and merely symbolic. Through eleven country studies, ... More

International approaches to prostitutionLaw and policy in Europe and Asia

International approaches to prostitution: Law and policy in Europe and Asia

Geetanjali Gangoli and Nicole Westmarland (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346728
eISBN:
9781447302612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346728.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

What is to be done about prostitution? Is it work or is it violence? Are women involved in prostitution offenders or victims? Is prostitution a private or a political issue? The answers to these ... More

International approaches to rape

International approaches to rape

Nicole Westmarland and Geetanjali Gangoli (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426208
eISBN:
9781447302629
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426208.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Following on from International Approaches to Prostitution (The Policy Press, 2006), this book provides an overview of rape law and policy in ten countries, including England, Australia, Canada, ... More

Liberty, equality, fraternity

Liberty, equality, fraternity

Paul Spicker

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348418
eISBN:
9781447302704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348418.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book takes the three founding principles of the French Revolution — liberty, equality, fraternity — and examines how they relate to social policy today. The book considers the political and ... More

Major thinkers in welfareContemporary issues in historical perspective

Major thinkers in welfare: Contemporary issues in historical perspective

Vic George

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427069
eISBN:
9781447302728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427069.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book examines the views of a number of theorists from ancient times to the 19th century on a range of welfare issues: wealth, poverty and inequality; slavery, gender issues and the family; child ... More

Making it personalIndividualising activation services in the EU

Making it personal: Individualising activation services in the EU

Rik van Berkel and Ben Valkenburg (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347978
eISBN:
9781447302735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347978.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Public social services are increasingly being individualised in order to better meet the differentiated needs of competent and independent citizens and to promote the effectiveness of social ... More

Unwrapping the European social model

Unwrapping the European social model

Amparo Serrano Pascual and Maria Jepsen (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347985
eISBN:
9781447304135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347985.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

The notion of the European Social Model (ESM) has been one of the fastest growing in European political and academic discourse in recent years. It is conventionally used to describe the European ... More

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