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European Economic Integration and Social Cohesion

1st Edition

By Mark Baimbridge


192 pages

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Hardback: 9780415734035
pub: 2018-04-01

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This book explores the interrelationship between neoliberal economic policies within the European Union (EU), particularly across Eurozone countries, and the decline in social cohesion exemplified by the rise in support for political parties of the extreme right.

Table of Contents

1. Neoliberal economics and social cohesion Part I Weakening the bonds of social cohesion 2. Discrimination within the EU 3. The spectre of the extreme right in Europe Part II Neoliberal economics and social cohesion 4. Neoliberal economic philosophy and policy 5. Electoral performance of the extreme right Part III Towards the economics of social cohesion 6. Solutions to the euro crisis 7. Progressive social forces at national and European levels 8. Developing alternative policies for social cohesion 9. Conclusion

About the Author

Mark Baimbridge is Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Bradford, UK

About the Series

Routledge Studies in the European Economy

Routledge Studies in the European Economy is our home for cutting-edge, upper-level scholarly studies and edited collections. Featuring compact and well researched volumes of 150 to 300 pages, the series provides a range of content considering the European economy alongside history, politics, cultural studies, agriculture, education, globalisation, and other subjects, titles are characterized by dynamic interventions into established subjects and innovative studies on emerging topics.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Economic Conditions