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Handbook on Third Sector Policy in Europe [electronic resource] : Multi-level Processes and Organized Civil Society

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781845429607Publication details: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2010.ISBN:
  • 9781849803403
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Handbook on Third Sector Policy in Europe : Multi-level Processes and Organized Civil SocietyDDC classification:
  • 361.763
LOC classification:
  • HD2769.2.E85 H36 2009
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Contents:
Cover; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Boxes; Contributors; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; PART I INTRODUCTION AND NATIONAL POLICY SITUATIONS; 1 Terra incognita: third sectors and European policy processes; 2 Germany: on the social policy centrality of the Free Welfare Associations; 3 The third sector and the policy process in France: the centralized horizontal third sector community faced with the reconfiguration of the state-centred republican model; 4 The UK: ingredients in a hyperactive horizontal policy environment
10 The European Statute of Association: why still an obscure but contested symbol in a sea of indifference and scepticism?11 European Social Fund local social capital pilots and mainstreamed global grants: on the troubled trajectory of third sector policy transfer; 12 National Action Plans on Social Inclusion: opportunities for the third sector?; 13 The European Employment Strategy, social economy and employment policy: coordination failure and neglect in the face of fragmentation and complexity
14 A new settlement for Europe: towards 'open, transparent and regular dialogue with representative associations and civil society'?15 The United Nations' International Year of Volunteers: a signifi cant non-EU transnational initiative for European countries?; PART III THE EU INSTITUTIONAL LEVEL AND CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS; 16 The third sector and the Brussels dimension: trans-EU governance work in progress; 17 Concluding observations: a diverse and evolving third sector policy landscape; Glossary; Index
5 The third sector and the policy process in Italy: between mutual accommodation and new forms of (blurred) partnership6 The third sector and the policy process in Spain: the emergence of a new policy player; 7 The third sector and the policy process in the Netherlands: a study in invisible ink; 8 Sweden: when strong third sector historical roots meet EU policy processes; 9 The third sector and the policy process in the Czech Republic: self-limiting dynamics; PART II MULTI-LEVEL POLICY CASES
Summary: Systematically examines the contours of the third sector policy process in the European Union (EU). This title also examines the policy environment for, and evolving policy treatment of, the third sector in Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom from a comparative perspective.
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Cover; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Boxes; Contributors; Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; PART I INTRODUCTION AND NATIONAL POLICY SITUATIONS; 1 Terra incognita: third sectors and European policy processes; 2 Germany: on the social policy centrality of the Free Welfare Associations; 3 The third sector and the policy process in France: the centralized horizontal third sector community faced with the reconfiguration of the state-centred republican model; 4 The UK: ingredients in a hyperactive horizontal policy environment

10 The European Statute of Association: why still an obscure but contested symbol in a sea of indifference and scepticism?11 European Social Fund local social capital pilots and mainstreamed global grants: on the troubled trajectory of third sector policy transfer; 12 National Action Plans on Social Inclusion: opportunities for the third sector?; 13 The European Employment Strategy, social economy and employment policy: coordination failure and neglect in the face of fragmentation and complexity

14 A new settlement for Europe: towards 'open, transparent and regular dialogue with representative associations and civil society'?15 The United Nations' International Year of Volunteers: a signifi cant non-EU transnational initiative for European countries?; PART III THE EU INSTITUTIONAL LEVEL AND CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS; 16 The third sector and the Brussels dimension: trans-EU governance work in progress; 17 Concluding observations: a diverse and evolving third sector policy landscape; Glossary; Index

5 The third sector and the policy process in Italy: between mutual accommodation and new forms of (blurred) partnership6 The third sector and the policy process in Spain: the emergence of a new policy player; 7 The third sector and the policy process in the Netherlands: a study in invisible ink; 8 Sweden: when strong third sector historical roots meet EU policy processes; 9 The third sector and the policy process in the Czech Republic: self-limiting dynamics; PART II MULTI-LEVEL POLICY CASES

Systematically examines the contours of the third sector policy process in the European Union (EU). This title also examines the policy environment for, and evolving policy treatment of, the third sector in Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom from a comparative perspective.