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Is an Effective ‘Social Europe’ Possible?
By Nick Parsons, Cardiff University
Paper prepared for the workshop ‘Towards Increased Policy Effectiveness: Inter-institutional dialogues in the Enlarged Union’, Brussels, 1-2 October 2008
organized by Team 9
(Deliverable No.19)
  • Introduction
  • The road to OMC and multi-level governance in social policy
  • Horizontal linkages: economic integration and social policy
  • The impossible solution: a European welfare state
  • Vertical linkages
  • Results: Towards a harmonised social Europe?
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography


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