TITLE

Globalization and social inequalities in Europe: assessment and outlook

AUTHOR(S)
Maltone, Carmela; Yvars, Bernard; Brady, Hannah
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Eastern Journal of European Studies;Jun2012, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this article is to consider the social cohesion of the European Union which is today subjected to significant constraints by globalization and by the growing economic divergence between member States, especially in the Euro zone. The statistical assessment of this situation allows us to clearly establish the ascent of poverty and exclusion in Europe. The European Commission as well as the civil society is trying to remedy this crisis notably by means of European syndicalism whose propositions are closely analyzed in the following article. That being said, the macro-economic context is very damaged today and it unequally affects the member States of the Euro zone. A strength or even a mutation in European regulation seems necessary to promote a new economic and social regime in the Union.
ACCESSION #
77665220

 

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