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Author Afonso, Alexandre.
Title Social concertation in times of austerity [electronic resource] : European integration and the politics of labour market reforms in Austria and Switzerland / Alexandre Afonso.
Publication Info. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2013]
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Description 258 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Changing welfare states.
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Note Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D. --Université de Lausanne).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-251) and index.
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Summary A term specifically found in European politics, social concertation refers to cooperation between trade unions, governments and employers in public policy-making. Social Concertation in Times of Austerity investigates the political underpinnings of social concertation in the context of European integration. Alexandre Afonso focuses on the regulation of labor mobility and unemployment protection in Austria and Switzerland, two of Europe's most prosperous countries, and he looks at nonpartisan policymaking as a strategy for compromise. With this smart, new study, Afonso powerfully enters the debate on the need for a shared social agenda in post-crisis Western Europe. --Provided by publisher.
Subject Manpower policy -- Austria.
Manpower policy -- Switzerland.
Labor policy -- Austria.
Labor policy -- Switzerland.
Corporate state -- Austria.
Corporate state -- Switzerland.
Industrial relations -- Austria.
Industrial relations -- Switzerland.
Labor mobility -- Austria.
Labor mobility -- Switzerland.
European Union countries -- Economic integration -- Political aspects.
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Added Title European integration and the politics of labour market reforms in Austria and Switzerland
ISBN 9789089643957 (pbk.)
9089643958 (pbk.)
9789048512997 (pdf)
9048512999 (pdf)
9789048515622 (ePub)
9048515629 (ePub)
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