[BOOKS] ⚣ Unequal Europe Author Jason Beckfield – Bluevapours.co.uk The Euro crisis of 2009 2012 vividly demonstrated that European Union policies matter for the distribution of resources within and between European nation states Throughout the crisis distributive con The Euro crisis of vividly demonstrated that European Union policies matter for the distribution of resources within and between European nation states Throughout the crisis distributive conflicts between the EU's winners and losers worsened and are still reverberating in European politics today In Uneual Europe Jason Beckfield demonstrates that there is a direct connection between European integration and the increase in European income ineuality over the past four decades He places the recent crisis into a broader sociological political and economic perspective by analyzing how European integration has reshaped the distribution of income across the households of Europe Using individual and household level income survey data combined with macro level data on social policies and case studies of welfare reforms in EU and non EU states Beckfield shows how European integration has re stratified Europe by simultaneously drawing national economies closer together and increasing ineuality among households Explaining how where and why income ineuality has changed in the EU Uneual Europe answers the uestion who wins and who loses from European integration.
- 312 pages
- Unequal Europe
- Jason Beckfield
- 06 January 2014 Jason Beckfield