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Governance and the constitution of a European social

Emma Carmel

in Remaking governance

Published by Policy Press

Published in print September 2005 | ISBN: 9781861346407
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303206 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861346407.003.0003
Governance and the constitution of a European social

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This chapter examines the attempt to bring a ‘European’ social into being through the ways in which the EU engages with social policy issues. It outlines the ways in which formal policy goals and governance processes interact to delineate the limits of the social, noting a number of ambiguities and tensions around the form that the social should take.

Keywords: governance; European social; EU; social policy; constitution

Chapter.  7506 words. 

Subjects: Organizations

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