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The 'Southern Model' of Welfare in Social Europe
This article tries to identify some common traits of the welfare states of Italy, Spain, Por tugal and Greece, with special attention to in stitutional and political aspects.
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The Boundaries of Welfare: European Integration and the New Spatial Politics of Social Protection
To what extent has the process of European integration re-drawn the boundaries of national welfare states? What are the effects of such re-drawing? Boundaries count: they are essential in bringingExpand
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Home Ownership and the Welfare State: Is Southern Europe Different?
Abstract This article starts from the hypothesis that private expenditure on home ownership and public expenditure on aged pensions represent alternative and, to some extent, mutually exclusiveExpand
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Welfare State Reform In Southern Europe Fighting Poverty And Social Exclusion In Italy, Spain, Portugal, And Greece
1. Welfare States and Social Safety Nets in Southern Europe: An Introduction 2. Greece: Fighting with the Hands Tied Behind the Back 3. Italy: Striving Uphill but Stopping Halfway 4. Spain: Poverty,Expand
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From the Welfare State to the Social Investment State
The paper discusses the basic rationale which has inspired the intellectual re-orientation from «social protection» to «social investment», with particular attention to child policy. The firstExpand
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Rescued by Europe?: Social and Labour Market Reforms in Italy from Maastricht to Berlusconi
Als een gevolg van de politieke en economische onrust gedurende lange tijd in de naoorlogse periode, werd Italie gezien als het 'zwarte schaap' binnen de Europese Gemeenschap. Scherpe ideologischeExpand
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Novel hirudin variants from the leech Hirudinaria manillensis. Amino acid sequence, cDNA cloning and genomic organization.
Novel hirudin variants isolated from the leech Hirudinaria manillensis, a leech more specialized for mammalian parasitism, are described. Isolation of antithrombin polypeptides was performed byExpand
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Open coordination against poverty: the new EU `social inclusion process'
Until the mid 1990s, the notion of Social Europe was primarily associated with the introduction of binding supranational rules aimed at safeguarding and possibly upgrading the social protectionExpand
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