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Regional Organizations and Social Policy in Europe and Latin America

A Space for Social Citizenship?

  • Andrea C. Bianculli
  • Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann

Part of the Development, Justice and Citizenship Series book series (SIID)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Regional Organizations and Social Policy: The Missing Link

    1. Andrea C. Bianculli, Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann
      Pages 1-22
  3. Contextualizing Social Policy in Regional Governance: Trade and Investment Agreements, Structural Funds and Development Banks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. Marcelo de Almeida Medeiros, Elia Elisa Cia Alves, Ivan Filipe Fernandes, Marcelo Eduardo Alves da Silva
      Pages 46-71
  4. Regional Norms and Policies in the Area of Social Protection

  5. Regional Norms and Policies in the Area of Education

  6. Regional Norms and Policies in the Area of Health

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 308-317

About this book


The contributors assess to what extent regional organizations in Europe and Latin America provide a space for the regulation and provision of social policies in the area of social protection, higher education and health. They analyse the impact of regional organizations on social citizenship following political struggle and contestation.


Regional cooperation social policy higher education health social protection Europe Latin America European Union Mercosur Unasur education education reform European Union (EU) gender Governance health policy missing link organization Policy UNASUR unemployment

Editors and affiliations

  • Andrea C. Bianculli
    • 1
  • Andrea Ribeiro Hoffmann
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI)Spain
  2. 2.Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de JaneiroBrazil

About the editors

Juliano A. S. Aragusuku, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil Marcelo Eduardo Alves da Silva, Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), Brazil Tonia Bieber, Freie Universität Berlin. Before, Germany Mercedes Botto, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO), Argentina Ivan Filipe de Almeida Lopes Fernandes, Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU), Brazil Marcelo de Almeida Medeiros, UFPE, Brazil Elia Elisa Cia Alves, UFPE, Brazil Alma Espino, Centre for Development Studies (CIEDUR), Uruguay Stephen Clarkson, University of Toronto, Canada Miriam Hartlapp, Leipzig University, Germany Steffen Hindelang, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany Stephen Kingah, United Nations University, Belgium Mariely López-Santana, George Mason University, USA Daniela Perrotta, University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina Pía Riggirozzi, University of Southampton, UK Luk Van Langenhove, United Nations University, Belgium Tullo Vigevani, State University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

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