The Political Economy of Policy Ideas : The European Strategy of Active Inclusion in Context /

In 2008, the European Commission relaunched the policy idea of active inclusion, with the aim of facilitating the integration of people into sustainable and quality employment. Over ten years later, and in the aftermath of one of the most trying periods in Europe's recent economic history, this...

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Main Author: Scalise, Gemma (Author,
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.
Edition:1st ed. 2020.
Series:Palgrave Studies in European Political Sociology
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1: Introduction: Ideas and comparative political economy
  • Chapter 2: Convergence or divergence? The debate on capitalist societies
  • Chapter 3: Active Inclusion. A new policy paradigm in the wake of the 2008 economic crisis
  • Chapter 4: Understanding divergence. A focus on national regulation
  • Chapter 5: From Macro to Micro Evidence. Supranational Strategies, Local Interpretations
  • Chapter 6: Local pathways to active inclusion
  • Chapter 7: The political economy of policy ideas. Concluding remarks and open questions.