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  1. Cross-Border Welfare State

    Publication date: July 16, 2012

    The position of non-EU migrants in social security is problematic. Many European states reduce access to social benefits for categories of migrants whose presence is not desired. At the same time the scope of application of the national systems is becoming more confined to the national borders, as, for example, countries take measures to reduce the exportability of benefits. These two trends of exclusion and retrenchment particularly affect ir...
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  2. Within the European Union, social security basically remains a national field of competence. The lack of common norms has paved the way for a large disparity in social protection between EU Member States, which is not conducive to the European single market. Moreover, it may lead to an increase in poverty and social exclusion and intensify economic competition between Member States. At the same time, almost all EU Member States are bound by on...
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  3. The authors of this book critically assess the current stage of social federalism in Belgium and ask how against the background of the major challenge of an ageing population an effective social policy can be shaped. The book considers at which level the bulk of an effective social policy is best situated, what the role of the sub-national entities can be, and which limitations are imposed by the constitutional and European framework. The vari...
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  4. This book analyses the reaction of some countries to the financial and economic crisis of 2007 with regard to the effect of this economic downturn on pensions. Both European and Anglo-Saxon countries are examined. It thus clarifies the main problems with regard to accounting standards for occupational retirement schemes, the funding of both DC and DB pension schemes, the governmental troubles with PAYG schemes. Recommendations and lessons fro...
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  5. Our social security systems face many challenges. Economic crises, the ageing of the population and changing employment patterns call for a reorientation of policies. In the last few decades the introduction of private elements has often been advocated as a way forward. This book addresses the questions to which this privatisation gives rise.
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  6. In this work the author tries to uncover the parameters the labour legislators used in the development of labour protection. He formulates a number of theses that allow him to establish a theory of labour law. The themes dealt with in this work fit in an overall vision on labour in its relation with capital as dealt with in law.
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  7. This book sheds an innovating light on the relations between EU and non-EU countries and nationals, as far as social security is concerned. These are dealt with in a number of contributions by eminent international experts.
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  8. Flexicurity and the Lisbon Agenda

    Publication date: October 17, 2008

    This book aims to foster the debate on flexicurity in the European Union from a multi-disciplinary approach. It raised key questions, such as: In what context does flexicurity play a role? What are the current challenges for the world of work? What is the meaning of flexicurity? How is it to be understood in European economic and social policy? What is the success of the ‘Danish model’ and is it transferable? What is the effect of the flexicur...
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  9. The European Convention on Human Rights and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights are of increasing importance in the area of social security. This book provides a practical guide to the social security issues which have been considered by the Court of Human Rights and to give an overview of how these have been analysed by the Court. In addition, some examples are given as to how the provisions of the Convention have been interpre...
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  10. Indirect Discrimination

    Publication date: July 5, 2005

    Introduced into European Community law by the Court of Justice through its case law in the field of free movement of workers, the legal concept of indirect discrimination has evolved into one with far wider and greater relevance to many other areas of EC law as well. This book analyses the concept of indirect discrimination in a broad and comparative context, which encompasses both economic and social law.
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