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  1. The International Social Issue

    Publication date: February 1, 1999

    Is the globalisation of the world economy threatening employment, wages and social safety nets in the industrial countries? What is the role played by the basic labour standards of the International Labour Organisation? Is a multilateral social clause desirable? As there is far from consensus about the answers to this question, the disagreement on cures and remedies will hardly come as a surprise.
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  2. Directive (EEC) No 94/45 is the first concrete step towards community-scale participation for workers. After a critical analysis of the directive and its implementation in Belgian, German, French and Dutch law by eminent international experts, four recent test cases are examined.
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    €73.50

  3. This book originates from the widespread concern about the ageing of the population, experienced or expected in many industrialised countries, and its possible impact on economic growth and sustainability of social security programmes.
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  4. What social security rights are there for illegal workers? To what extent can health care services be refused by the beneficiary, and to what extent can coverage of health care services be refused by social security bodies?
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    €69.-

  5. The Essence of Social Dialogue contains the proceedings of the first seminar held by the European Platform on Social Dialogue (EPOS).
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    €59.-

  6. The book opens with an introduction to the conventions and then presents contributions of experts working for various organisations which are of extreme importance for the implementation and understanding of standards: the Committee of Experts of the ILO, the Council of Europe, a national government, university professors, a judge, a government advisor from an East European country, and a trade union. The book concludes with a chapter in whi...
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  7. Population ageing is one of the most difficult challenges facing social protection in the advanced welfare states. It also has important implications for middle and low income economies. Increasing longevity has threatened to undermine the financial viability of pension systems, but pension reform is politically hazardous.
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  8. The employment contract has, in a relatively short time, developed into the atom of the normative structuralization of labour relations. In this book it is analysed from the perspective of inclusion and exclusion (as to its form, its content, and the working persons to be covered). To those interested in recent developments in labour law, and the often contested regulation of its adjoining fields, the book offers a careful analysis of developm...
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  9. This book addresses the following questions: • Does welfare state effort enhance happiness? • Why might social security enhance happiness? • How might it be reformed to make more impact on well-being? • How does income and health impact on well-being? • How does income improve the well-being of widows? • Does well-being influence employment probabilities? • How is the well-being of children related to other factors in society?
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  10. Trade and labour are connected in many ways. One aspect of their relationship revolves around the question whether products that are made in violation of labour rights should be banned from the markets of importing States. In the negotiation process which led to the establishment of the World Trade Organization (WTO) this issue proved to be highly contentious.
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