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Economy and Society in Europe: A Relationship in Crisis

Economy and Society in Europe: A Relationship in Crisis (Hardback)

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While an economy is always `embedded' in society, the relationship between the two is undergoing profound changes in Europe, resulting in widespread instability which is emphasised by the current crisis. This book analyses these changes, and in particular pressures of intensifying international competition, globalization and financialization within Europe.



Combining the perspectives of economic sociology, political economy and political science, the expert contributors offer an in-depth, multidisciplinary insight to the functioning of a number of institutional arenas around which European economies and societies are organized. Areas explored include the state and public policy at European national and regional level, the welfare state, industrial relations systems, education systems and the family.



This challenging and thought provoking book will be of great interest to a wide-ranging audience across a number of disciplines, including European studies, political science, comparative political economy, economic sociology, industrial relations and social policy.

BusinessEconomicsBusinessIndustry & industrial studiesIndustrial relations & safetyIndustrial relationsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySocial theory Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 30/03/2012 ISBN-13: 9781849803656  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Edited by Luigi Burroni, Associate Professor of Economic Sociology, University of Teramo, Italy, Maarten Keune, Professor, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Guglielmo Meardi, Associate Professor (Reader) of Industrial Relations, University of Warwick, UK

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