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Since the first edition of Social Europe was published in 1992 profound social changes have occurred throughout Europe as a result of conflicting pressures on the one hand to become more integrated and on the other to protect national interests and identity. This second edition of Social Europe has been fully revised to provide a comprehensive and focused account of basic social issues and structures which provide the context for these changes. Each chapter covers a key topic such as education, crime, gender, health and religion and provides valuable comparisons between the key nation states of Western Europe.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 141.2 x 217.2 x 17.3mm | 367.42g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • LONGMAN
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd edition
  • 058231609X
  • 9780582316096
  • 1,505,544

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" ...there is much to commend this book, most of the material is difficult or impossible to obtain in English." Journal of Common Market Studiesshow more

Table of contents

List of figures and tablesSeries Editor's PrefacePreface to the first editionPreface to the second editionAcknowledgementsList of contributors1. Social Europe: unity and diversity - an introduction - Joe BaileyPart One: Changing Social Structures2. Social stratification in Europe - Howard H.Davis3. Industrial structure and performance: common challenges- diverse experiences - Christel Lane4. Europe's ageing population- demographic trends - John Simons5. Gender and Europe: cultural and structural impediments to change - Angela Glasner6. Race and ethnicity in Europen -John RexPart Two: Responding to Social Institutions7. A crazy quilt: education, training and social change in Europe - Lynne Chisholm8. Trade unions in Europe - Ian Procter9. Crime and cross-border policing in Europe; Social Europe - Michael Levi and Mike Maguire10. From AIDS to Alzheimer's: policy and politics in setting new health agendas - Bridget Towers11. God and Caesar: religion in a rapidly changing Europe - Grace Davie12. Leisure :jeux sans frontieres or major European industry? - Stan ClarkIndexshow more

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