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Privatisation against the European social model 1 edition

Privatisation against the European social model
Marica Frangakis

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Privatisation against the European social model
a critique of European policies and proposals for alternatives
edited by Marica Frangakis ... [et al.].

Published 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English.

About the Book

This book presents a comprehensive overview and critical analysis of the processes of liberalisation and privatisation, and their consequences for economic performance, social cohesion and political democracy in the European Union.

Table of Contents

Introduction: privatisation and the crisis of social Europe
Privatisation in Western Europe
Privatisation in the Central and East European Countries
Finance as driver of privatisation
Theoretical approaches to explaining and understanding privatisation
The European social models: contours of the discussion
Privatisation in the industrial sector
Liberalisation in network industries
Privatisation and marketisation of health care
Privatisation of education
Privatisation of pensions
Bank liberalisation and privatisation
Privatisation trajectories in Europe: a cross-sector view
The impact of privatisation and liberalisation of public services on the European social model
Elements of a progressive European social model
The role of the public sector in a progressive construction of Europe
Social actors
trade unions and social movements.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Description based on print version record.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
HD4139 .P75 2009eb

The Physical Object

[electronic resource] :
1 online resource (xiv, 269 p.) :
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0230250688, 0230224091
9780230250680, 9780230224094


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