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  1. The interaction between legal instruments and policy coordination in the field of social inclusion and social protection constitutes the theme of this book. The contributions essentially inquire whether there is any interaction at all, or if the two realms of law and policy of the EU function in parallel. If there is any sort of interchange between the two, in what areas is it taking place, and what does it result into?
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  2. How should a State treat an irregular migrant worker who is confronted with the realisation of a social risk such as becoming incapacitated for work due to a labour accident? Should he be treated like any other worker and qualify for income replacement benefits, medical benefits and labour-market reintegration measures? Or should he be denied these benefits? This book addresses these questions and sets out proposals on how irregular migrant wo...
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  3. Disability and Employment

    Publication date: September 20, 2011

    Based on an analysis of the newly-adopted UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and present-day interpretations of international and European human rights instruments, this book seeks to define a contemporary disability human rights approach for the field of employment.
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  4. 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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  5. The Right to Work in China

    Publication date: April 22, 2011

    This book examines the legislative protection of the right to work in China from an international law perspective. It conducts a systematic and comprehensive exploration on the content and State obligations regarding the right to work in international law, including both international human rights law and international labor law. It also examines the latest developments in China’s legislation, especially labor law, in the light of clarified in...
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. The field of disability law and policy is both new and rapidly expanding at European level. It covers a disparate range of subject areas including non-discrimination, transport, education, employment and housing. For the first time, the Yearbook draws all of the relevant developments at the European level together and provides an indispensable reference work for lawyers, public policy analysts, researchers, government agencies and civil societ...
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  9. Belgian Employment Law

    Publication date: October 29, 2010

    This book gives an overall picture of Belgian employment law Unlike the majority of the other European countries, Belgium distinguishes between blue-collar and white-collar workers. Furthermore it is easier to fire an employee in Belgium than in most EU-Member States. An employer does not need any form of external approval.
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  10. 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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