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The Resource Single market to social Europe: the European Community in the 1990s

Single market to social Europe: the European Community in the 1990s

Label
Single market to social Europe: the European Community in the 1990s
Title
Single market to social Europe: the European Community in the 1990s
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the important implications of the creation of the single market by the end of 1992. The book is divided into two parts; the first deals with the issues and the second part examines the implications of a common European "social policy"
Cataloging source
UkLiU
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1944-
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Wise, Mark
Index
no index present
LC call number
HC241.2
LC item number
.W495 1993
Literary form
non fiction
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1961-
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Gibb, Richard
Series statement
Insights on contemporary issues
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  • Europe 1992
  • Economic forecasting
  • Social prediction
  • European Economic Community countries
  • European Economic Community countries
  • European Communities
Label
Single market to social Europe: the European Community in the 1990s
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 314-327) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The Nature of the European Community -- A European Community or a European Economic Community? -- The scope of the study -- The institutions of the European Community -- The European Commission -- The Council of Ministers -- The European Council -- The European Parliament -- The European Court of Justice -- Supranationalism, internationalism and intergovernmentalism -- Free trade associations, common markets and political-economic unions -- Theoretical perspectives on European integration; the spillover effect -- Federal and functional concepts of European integration -- Nationalism and European integration -- The European Community and theories of the state -- 2. The Economic Rationale of a Single European Market -- The fragmentation of the Community economy -- Completing the internal market -- The Single European Act -- The 'costs of non-Europe' -- 3. Removing the Barriers -- Physical barriers -- Technical barriers -- The Commission's philosophy -- A common market for services -- Public procurement -- Liberalizing public procurement -- Fiscal barriers -- Disparities in the rates, coverage and structure of Indirect Taxation -- The purpose of the existing fiscal barriers -- The Commission's proposals: 1987 -- Value added tax -- Excise duty -- Implications and problems -- The Commission's proposals: 1989 -- More than just barriers -- 4. The 'Costs of Non-Europe': Rhetoric or Reality? -- Research on the 'costs of non-Europe' -- The microeconomic estimates -- Stage one: barrier removal effects -- Stage two: market integration effects -- Stage three: the macroeconomic consequences of EC market integration -- Supporting policy initiatives -- Macroeconomic policy coordination -- Consequences for employment -- Is it all a tantalizing chimera? -- 5. Towards a Social Europe -- The long history of social policy in the European Community -- The social dimension of the Common Agricultural Policy -- Growing pressure for a more comprehensive Community social policy -- The European Regional Development Fund -- The development of a Social Action Programme for the Community -- The Community's Common Transport Policy -- The European Social Fund -- Other measures to create 'full and better employment' -- The democratization of economic life -- Why did the 1974 Social Action Programme achieve so little? -- Social Policy and Community revival during the 1980s -- The Single European Act and Social Policy -- 6. A Social Charter for a European Social Market? -- The Social Charter -- Reactions to the Social Charter -- British reluctance to accept the Social Charter -- But not simply 'Britain versus the rest' on social Europe -- The Social Charter and the Left in Britain -- Attitudes of the EC's 'social partners' to social Europe -- Attitudes to social Europe in the European Parliament -- Broad principles and specific provisions in EC social policy -- Harmonization or mutual recognition in the field of social policy -- Implementation of the Social Charter -- Proposals for part-time and temporary workers -- Proposals on working time -- Proposals on pregnant workers and maternity leave -- In conclusion: single markets, social charters and politics -- 7. Regional Policy in the European Community -- Regional disparities in the European Community -- Criticisms of EC regional policy -- The ERDF and unemployment -- The European Community's political system and a weak ERDF -- The restriction of efforts to strengthen the ERDF -- The Single European Act and EC regional policy -- How adequate is structural funds reform? -- Can EC competition policy and regional policy be reconciled? -- Action to enforce competition -- 8. The External Economic Impact of 1992 -- The Common External Tariff -- Fortress Europe -- An open Community market -- Japanese foreign direct investment in the European Community -- The United Kingdom as a favoured location -- Future trends and prospects -- Further enlargement of the Community -- EFTA and the internal market -- The European Economic Space -- EFTA applications -- 9. The Community in the 1990s: Growing Unity or Continuation of Competing Visions? -- Inexorable steps from single market to social Europe and beyond? -- The balance between the EC's economic and social dimensions -- The stream of European unity: ever wider and deeper? -- The agenda for the 1990s -- Political, Economic and Monetary Union -- The re-birth of East Central Europe: a dilemma for the Community -- Central Europe and EC membership -- Towards a United States of Europe? -- Postscript: A Maastricht milestone en route to European Union
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvi, 337 pages
Isbn
9780582060883
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Single market to social Europe: the European Community in the 1990s
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 314-327) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The Nature of the European Community -- A European Community or a European Economic Community? -- The scope of the study -- The institutions of the European Community -- The European Commission -- The Council of Ministers -- The European Council -- The European Parliament -- The European Court of Justice -- Supranationalism, internationalism and intergovernmentalism -- Free trade associations, common markets and political-economic unions -- Theoretical perspectives on European integration; the spillover effect -- Federal and functional concepts of European integration -- Nationalism and European integration -- The European Community and theories of the state -- 2. The Economic Rationale of a Single European Market -- The fragmentation of the Community economy -- Completing the internal market -- The Single European Act -- The 'costs of non-Europe' -- 3. Removing the Barriers -- Physical barriers -- Technical barriers -- The Commission's philosophy -- A common market for services -- Public procurement -- Liberalizing public procurement -- Fiscal barriers -- Disparities in the rates, coverage and structure of Indirect Taxation -- The purpose of the existing fiscal barriers -- The Commission's proposals: 1987 -- Value added tax -- Excise duty -- Implications and problems -- The Commission's proposals: 1989 -- More than just barriers -- 4. The 'Costs of Non-Europe': Rhetoric or Reality? -- Research on the 'costs of non-Europe' -- The microeconomic estimates -- Stage one: barrier removal effects -- Stage two: market integration effects -- Stage three: the macroeconomic consequences of EC market integration -- Supporting policy initiatives -- Macroeconomic policy coordination -- Consequences for employment -- Is it all a tantalizing chimera? -- 5. Towards a Social Europe -- The long history of social policy in the European Community -- The social dimension of the Common Agricultural Policy -- Growing pressure for a more comprehensive Community social policy -- The European Regional Development Fund -- The development of a Social Action Programme for the Community -- The Community's Common Transport Policy -- The European Social Fund -- Other measures to create 'full and better employment' -- The democratization of economic life -- Why did the 1974 Social Action Programme achieve so little? -- Social Policy and Community revival during the 1980s -- The Single European Act and Social Policy -- 6. A Social Charter for a European Social Market? -- The Social Charter -- Reactions to the Social Charter -- British reluctance to accept the Social Charter -- But not simply 'Britain versus the rest' on social Europe -- The Social Charter and the Left in Britain -- Attitudes of the EC's 'social partners' to social Europe -- Attitudes to social Europe in the European Parliament -- Broad principles and specific provisions in EC social policy -- Harmonization or mutual recognition in the field of social policy -- Implementation of the Social Charter -- Proposals for part-time and temporary workers -- Proposals on working time -- Proposals on pregnant workers and maternity leave -- In conclusion: single markets, social charters and politics -- 7. Regional Policy in the European Community -- Regional disparities in the European Community -- Criticisms of EC regional policy -- The ERDF and unemployment -- The European Community's political system and a weak ERDF -- The restriction of efforts to strengthen the ERDF -- The Single European Act and EC regional policy -- How adequate is structural funds reform? -- Can EC competition policy and regional policy be reconciled? -- Action to enforce competition -- 8. The External Economic Impact of 1992 -- The Common External Tariff -- Fortress Europe -- An open Community market -- Japanese foreign direct investment in the European Community -- The United Kingdom as a favoured location -- Future trends and prospects -- Further enlargement of the Community -- EFTA and the internal market -- The European Economic Space -- EFTA applications -- 9. The Community in the 1990s: Growing Unity or Continuation of Competing Visions? -- Inexorable steps from single market to social Europe and beyond? -- The balance between the EC's economic and social dimensions -- The stream of European unity: ever wider and deeper? -- The agenda for the 1990s -- Political, Economic and Monetary Union -- The re-birth of East Central Europe: a dilemma for the Community -- Central Europe and EC membership -- Towards a United States of Europe? -- Postscript: A Maastricht milestone en route to European Union
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvi, 337 pages
Isbn
9780582060883
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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