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Rethinking worker democracy in the European context.

Centre for Alternative Industrial & Technological Services.

Rethinking worker democracy in the European context.

by Centre for Alternative Industrial & Technological Services.

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This book comprehensively reviews one of the most salient, ongoing debates at the heart of the European Union (EU) today: democratic reform. It provides a thorough evaluation of how democracy might best be defined in the transnational context of the EU and explores the key strategies that have been deployed to enhance the Union's democracy from. In this magnificent and encyclopedic overview, James T. Kloppenberg presents the history of democracy from the perspective of those who struggled to envision and achieve it. The story of democracy remains one without an ending, a dynamic of progress and regress that continues to our own day. In the classical age democracy was seen as the failure rather than the ideal of good governance.

Dinesh mentioned a book called Factfulness by Hans Rosling and his kids, and it really is a wonderful book that’s worth reading, one of these rare big-think pop books that actually brings a bit of perspective to the world in general. And you know, factfulness is something we all need a lot of, and it’s a good way to get that in a—in a. By comparison, it declined by just percent in the United States. The average worker puts in 26 percent more hours a year in the United States than do workers in the Netherlands and 31 percent more hours than workers in Germany, a difference of more than hours a year.

This book is an argument for the necessity of holding, in our minds and in our classrooms, the big global picture. Every effort to make a difference needs to be grounded in that broader analysis. Women and children near a chemical plant in Bombay, India. Corbis INTRODUCTION Why We Wrote This Book. Perhaps the most fundamental question in contemporary European Union politics is whether the existing division and sharing of competences between national and supranational levels is pragmatically and normatively justifiable. In his classic book, Governing in Europe (), Fritz Scharpf argues that the current policy mix is sub-optimal and, therefore, democratically illegitimate, because the.


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The challenge of employee democracy Book section Original citation: Originally published in Gollan, The Challenge of Employee Democracy Paul J. Gollan and considers work in a broader social context. Under the European model. The volume at hand contains invited papers addressing the normative is­ sues of democracy and the European Union.

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