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Author Hantrais, Linda, author

Title What Brexit means for EU and UK social policy / Linda Hantrais
Published Bristol : Policy Press, 2019
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Contents Intro; WHAT BREXIT MEANS FOR EU AND UK SOCIAL POLICY; Contents; Abbreviations; Preface; 1. Introduction; Conceptualising social policy; Conceptualising social policy in the European Union; Analysing European social policy; Conceptualising social policy in EU member states; Overview of themes; The structure of the book; 2. Social policy in the EEC Treaty; Justifying a social dimension in a common market; Protecting national sovereignty over social systems; Sharing competence for social policy; Harmonising social policy; The EEC Treaty in practice; 3. UK influence on European social policy
EU social policy and euroscepticismEU perspectives on migration policy and Brexit; Preparing for social policy in a post-Brexit Europe; Negotiating post-Brexit social policy; 6. Brexit, EU and UK Social Policy: taking stock; Historical perspectives on social policy and Brexit; The UK as a social policy outlier in the EEC; The UK's ambivalent influence on EU social integration; The social dimension in the withdrawal negotiations and beyond; Timeline for EU/UK social policy; References; Index
Economic and social dimensions of UK membershipProtecting sovereignty and the national interest; The UK's influence on the distribution of competences; Building EU social policy capacity and the evidence base; Assessing UK influence on social policy in the EU; 4. Brexit and UK social policy; Referendums and withdrawal on the agenda; The social dimension and the 2016 referendum; The social dimension in the referendum outcome and withdrawal negotiations; The implications of Brexit for UK social policy; 5. Brexit and EU social policy; Managing European social policy without the UK
Summary With the UK's decision to leave the EU as one of the greatest challenges in the EU's history, this book seeks to understand the role played by social policy in the referendum campaign and withdrawal negotiations, and considers what Brexit means for social policy development both in the UK and across the EU
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 4, 2019)
Subject European Union countries -- Social policy.
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