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Will Europe work?, integration, employment and the social order, edited by Martin Kohli and Mojca Novak

Will Europe work?, integration, employment and the social order, edited by Martin Kohli and Mojca Novak
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Will Europe work?
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Responsibility statement
edited by Martin Kohli and Mojca Novak
Series statement
Routledge/European Sociological Association studies in European societies, 5
Sub title
integration, employment and the social order
In the post war years European integration was driven by nation states attempting to stimulate economic growth and social cohesion through European trade and cooperation. The results were prosperous, and unified Western European societies were based on full employment and redistributive welfare states. However, in today's Europe - a Europe subject to increasing international competition fuelled by both economic and cultural globalization - the European social model needs to be re-examined, yet its emphasis on cohesion remains crucial for the future of Europe as a unified polity. Inve
Table Of Contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction: will Europe work?; Working in Europe: towards a new social model; International competition, supranational integration, national solidarity: the emerging constitution of ~Social Europe~; Will Social Europe work?; Class, gender and inequality: the role of welfare states; Employment and labor market policies in South Europe; Working on Europe: constructing identities; State borders, border regions and the construction of European identityOur time: Europe in the age of global networks and flowing identitiesContradictory trends in constructing European citizenship: beyond the gender gap; Working on Europe: perspectives and institutions; Missing a European public sphere; Micro-foundations of postindustrial transformation; The language constellation of the European Union; European sociology or a sociology of Europeans?; Index