Contradictions And Limits Of Neoliberal European Governance: From Lisbon To Lisbon by J. DrahokoupilContradictions And Limits Of Neoliberal European Governance: From Lisbon To Lisbon by J. Drahokoupil

Contradictions And Limits Of Neoliberal European Governance: From Lisbon To Lisbon

byJ. Drahokoupil

Hardcover | November 27, 2008

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An ambitious volume that sets out to analyse the nature, contradictions and limits of neoliberal governance in the EU. The analysis covers the changing geopolitical and geo-economic context, the Lisbon agenda and the contestation and mobilization against the European project, such as manifested in the national resistance against the constitution.
ANDREAS BIELER is Professor of Political Economy and Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) in the School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham, UK. HANS-JÜRGEN BIELING is Junior Professor for European integration at the Department of Political Science at Philipps University ...
Title:Contradictions And Limits Of Neoliberal European Governance: From Lisbon To LisbonFormat:HardcoverDimensions:297 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.75 inPublished:November 27, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023053709X

ISBN - 13:9780230537095

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Towards a Critical Political Economy of European Governance PART I: THE NATURE AND LIMITS OF THE EUROPEAN NEOLIBERAL PROJECT The Contradictions of 'Embedded Neoliberalism' and Europe's Multi-level Legitimacy Crisis: the European Project and its Limits; B.van Apeldoorn Neoliberal European Governance and the Politics of Welfare State Retrenchment: A Critique of the New Malthusians; M.Ryner Geopolitics and Neoliberalism: U.S. Power and the Limits of European Autonomy; A.Cafruny PART II: CASE STUDIES OF EUROPEAN SOCIO-ECONOMIC REGULATION Global Finance and the European Economy: The Struggle over Banking Regulation; H.-J.Bieling & J.Jäger 'New Europeans' for the 'New European Economy': Citizenship and the Lisbon Agenda; S.Hager Organic Intellectuals at Work? The High Level Group of Company Law Experts in European Corporate Governance Regulation; L.Horn PART III: THE WIDENING OF NEOLIBERAL GOVERNANCE: TRANSNATIONAL CAPITALISM IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE Corporate Tax Reform in Neoliberal Europe: East Central Europe as a Template for Deepening the Neoliberal European Integration Project? A.Vliegenthart & H.Overbeek Race to the Bottom? Transnational Companies and Reinforced Competition in the Enlarged European Union; D.Bohle The Rise of the Competition State in the Visegrád Four: Internationalization of the State as a Local Project; J.Drahokoupil PART IV: CONTESTING NEOLIBERAL GOVERNANCE: RESISTING RESTRUCTURING IN NATIONAL AND TRANSNATIONAL ARENAS A National Case-study of Embedded Neoliberalism and its Limits: The Dutch Political Economy and the 'No' to the European Constitution; B.van Apeldoorn Globalization and Regional Integration: The possibilities and Problems for Trade Unions to Resist Neo-liberal Restructuring in Europe; A.Bieler