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The European Employment Strategy: Labour Market Regulation and New Governance

Diamond Ashiagbor


Labour law and social policy have long provided an arena within which key debates over the depth and pace of European integration have taken place. Increasingly, as the European Union's employment policy has matured, employment and economic policy discourses have come to displace discourses around social policy and social law, a displacement which has occurred in tandem with a shift from legislative harmonisation to the use of ‘soft law’ and governance by means of guidelines. This book charts the evolution of the European Employment Strategy and the new forms of governance to which it has give ... More

Keywords: labour law, European Union, employment policy, economic policy, social policy, regulation, labour market, European Employment Strategy, industrial relations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780199279647
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279647.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Diamond Ashiagbor, author
Lecturer, Faculty of Laws, University College London