Economic Citizenship in the European Union

Employment Relations in the New Europe

By Paul Teague

© 1999 – Routledge

240 pages

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Hardback: 9780415170512
pub: 1999-01-13
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About the Book

Paul Teague explores the macro-economic, productive and institutional pressures faced by Europe's social model and assesses a number of economic and political programmes aimed at resolving the crisis. It also considers the role of the European Union building a social dimension to the European economy.

The findings suggest that the future of traditional institutions of Social Europe is under threat. However, they also stress that we are not on the threshold of the 'Americanisation' of European life. This study finds that the influential political forces that reject the dismantling of Europe's social model should not be preoccupied with defending inherited institutions. Instead this book argues that they should encourage the construction of new forms of social solidarity compatible with the complexities of modern economic life.

About the Series

Routledge Research in European Public Policy

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BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
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POLITICAL SCIENCE / General